Celebrating company milestones in Maryland

Maryland Business News - Thu, Dec 6, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we take a look back at the companies making an impact in the state, including those who celebrated major milestone anniversaries throughout the year. Thank you all for helping us make Maryland the perfect place to live, work, and play.

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Five economic reasons to feel merry

Maryland Business News - Tue, Dec 4, 2018

Looking for a few additional reasons to feel merry this holiday season? Check out this economic recap from the Maryland Department of Labor.

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REGENXBIO expects to double its workforce in Rockville

Maryland Business News - Mon, Dec 3, 2018

The state of Maryland and Montgomery County have announced support for the expansion of REGENXBIO Inc., a leading clinical-stage biotechnology company specializing in gene therapy.

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Easton's newest business park is in the works

Maryland Business News - Mon, Dec 3, 2018

Last month, local, state, and federal officials kicked off the development of Mistletoe Hall Commerce-Business Park, Easton’s newest business park. Mistletoe Hall Commerce-Business Park is comprised of 86.25-acres of land on Goldsborough Neck Road and borders Easton Airport and Talbot Commerce Park. 

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11 Maryland tech companies among fastest growing in North America

Maryland Business News - Thu, Nov 29, 2018

iLearningEngines, Homesnap, and Trinity Technology Partners, Inc. top the list of the fastest growing tech companies in Maryland, according to the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 500. Overall, 11 Maryland companies were named to prestigious technology awards rankings, including Supernus Pharmaceuticals and Paragon Bioservices, who both announced expansions in the state earlier this year. 

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Urban farming initiative launches in Baltimore City

Maryland Business News - Wed, Nov 28, 2018

The state of Maryland has announced a multi-partner agreement to establish a pilot urban farming initiative in Baltimore City. The project aims to transform a portion of a vacant lot in West Baltimore into a garden which will produce crops such as indigo, beets, onions, marigolds, and Black-eyed Susans to make natural dyes for artistic, educational, and commercial use. 

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Cybrary expands in College Park

Maryland Business News - Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Cybrary, a Prince George’s County company offering free online cybersecurity training programs, plans to expand and add more than 200 new jobs in the county. 

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Investing in Baltimore: War Horse Cities

Maryland Business News - Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Building bridges throughout the community is a top priority for Baltimore developer War Horse Cities. Founder Scott Plank sat down with MDBizNews to discuss the ways War Horse approaches community building and the future of the organization. 

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Maryland provides $5.4 million to small, minority businesses

Maryland Business News - Thu, Nov 22, 2018

The Maryland Department of Commerce today announced that 12 small and minority-owned businesses have received more than $5.4 million in loans and lines of credit through the Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority (MSBDFA). The businesses will use the funding to support expansions, as well as for working capital and equipment purchases. 

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Five reasons why Maryland is the best state in the U.S.

Maryland Business News - Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Does a Maryland flag don the front of your house? Do bright Calvert and Crossland patterns of the Maryland flag appear on your necktie, car bumper, or scarf? The Maryland flag is fun to show off, but you need more than a cool flag to make a state great. So here it is: the top five reasons why Maryland is the best state in the U.S.    
 

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Buy local Maryland gifts this holiday season

Maryland Business News - Tue, Nov 20, 2018

The holidays are the perfect time to buy from Maryland's entrepreneurs. If you're shopping for competitive athletes or beer enthusiasts, for the new mom and baby, or just for one-of-a-kind gifts that are made in Maryland, we have you covered. Check out our local gift-giving guide for this holiday season.

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Maryland farms help cook up Thanksgiving

Maryland Business News - Tue, Nov 20, 2018

As one of the state’s largest industries, agriculture is a major economic generator in Maryland. With the holidays quickly approaching, turn to one of our many Maryland farmers for delicious, locally-produced food, wine, and more. Finish planning your Thanksgiving meal with a few suggestions from the Maryland Department of Agriculture. 
 

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Shop small on Small Business Saturday

Maryland Business News - Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Here in Maryland, residents have 30 main street communities and numerous small towns available to choose from for Small Business Saturday, in addition to the bustling Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Metropolitan areas. No matter which region you choose, your support benefits the state’s local economies and directly impacts the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Tourism spending increased in 2017

Maryland Business News - Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Visitors to Maryland spent more than $17 billion in calendar year 2017, up 2.1 percent from the previous year, officials announced at the Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit. 

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Maryland delegation attends MEDICA 2018

Maryland Business News - Wed, Nov 14, 2018

The Maryland Department of Commerce is leading a delegation of 11 Maryland companies this week to MEDICA 2018, the world’s largest medical trade show held every year in Dusseldorf, Germany. Several companies in the Maryland delegation are utilizing the ExportMD grant to attend the show, including Owings Mills-based IZI Medical Products.

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National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland

Maryland Business News - Wed, Nov 14, 2018

This week we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland. The national observation, which is held from November 12 – 18, promotes new apprenticeship opportunities, honors apprenticeship leaders and apprentices, and celebrates apprenticeship successes.

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Maryland’s distilleries are making spirits bright

Maryland Business News - Tue, Nov 13, 2018

It’s never been easier to toast with a locally-made Maryland spirit. As a state with one of the fastest-growing rates of distilleries, Maryland is home to more than two dozen unique companies that exceed the expectations of even the most critical palettes. We’re excited to celebrate these innovative artisans during November as part of Maryland Spirits Month. 

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Main Street Maryland program celebrates 20 years of economic investment

Maryland Business News - Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Maryland's Main Street communities are the perfect holiday shopping destination. This year, Small Business Saturday takes place on November 24, and there are now 30 Main Streets to visit throughout the state. The two newest additions - the Town of New Market and the City of Laurel - were designated by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development last month.

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4 ways diversity is thriving in Maryland

Maryland Business News - Wed, Nov 7, 2018

 

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When diversity thrives, so does business. Here are four reasons why Maryland is the best place to find diversity.

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Perdue to open organic grain facility in Baltimore County

Maryland Business News - Mon, Nov 5, 2018

Perdue AgriBusiness, a division of Perdue Farms, has announced a $30 million investment to open an organic grain receiving and storage facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in eastern Baltimore County to meet the rising demand for organic feed ingredients for Perdue Foods and other companies in the region. 

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