| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Attendance at the National Aquarium this year is expected to tick up a little more than 1 percent to 1.33 million, but remains significantly below levels experienced several years ago before the recession.
Still, an economic impact report to be released...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The Howard County Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic forecast breakfast Friday, Dec. 7 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center, 10207 Wincopin Circle, in Columbia.
Check-in is 7:30 a.m., breakfast follows at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 8:15 a....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A group formed by a Maryland businessman argued in a report released Monday that the state's Department of Business and Economic Development is a political marketing organization rather than the job-creation agency it should be.
The department needs to...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:51 PM
General Motors officially launched its new electric motor in White Marsh Tuesday, a milestone in U.S. manufacturing — and a key part of the company's bet that the electric-vehicle market is poised to grow.
With production under way at the...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared.
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:58 PM
For Maryland's building industry, the good times may be coming back.
The construction sector, which has been in the tank for the better part of five years, is on the verge of receiving a sizable infusion of money from recent decisions in Annapolis....
| Feb 7, 2011
| 5:37 PM
As the economy improved, the number of jobs in downtown Baltimore rose 6 percent last year — the first gain in three years and a much faster pace of employment growth than in the entire city, statistics to be released Tuesday by the Downtown...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Bracing for the loss of a steady paycheck is becoming something of a routine for Frank Silberstein.
A statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau and a union steward for the American Federation of Government Employees, Silberstein said the pitched battle...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Baltimore's top elected officials are battling over whether the city should seize homes because of unpaid water bills after a recent audit found widespread billing errors.
MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakesays eliminating the threat of liens could endanger...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Downtown Baltimore lost 9.4 percent of its jobs in 2011, according to a study to be released today by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.
The partnership's annual State of Downtown report showed that the area had 102,731 jobs last year, down from 113,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:26 AM
As competition heats up between Owings Mills developers, the company that plans to build an upscale shopping center featuring a Wegmans store touted the jobs and tax revenue it said its project at the former Solo Cup site would create.
The Foundry Row...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver.
"I've been out of work for...