Only three years ago, Baltimore and Maryland were all but out of the TV and film production business. After the glory years of "Homicide," "The Corner," "The Wire" and tens of millions of HBO dollars spent here on Maryland crews and materials, state funding for incentives had ended, and Hollywood had left Baltimore in its rear view mirror for what looked like good.
General Motors officially launched its new electric motor in White Marsh Tuesday, a milestone in domestic manufacturing — and a key part of the company's bet that the electric-vehicle market is poised to grow.
One month after across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration began there are signs the impact on the economy — even in a state such as Maryland with strong ties to the federal government — might not be as severe as initially feared.
Hosted by the BWI Business Partnership, economic development professionals from around the Baltimore-Washington corridor will gather for a Regional Economic Development Summit, Thursday, March 14 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport, 1739 West Nursery Road, in Linthicum Heights.
Maryland's business leaders are pushing efforts to speak with a louder, more unified voice to state officials, seeing in federal budget cuts the necessity — or opportunity — of more attention for the private sector.
A report by a consultant hired by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration paints a dire picture of future city finances — opening the door for Baltimore officials to propose widespread cuts, including to city employees' health and pension benefits.
Baltimore residents have endured a year of challenges created by their city government. Water bills arrived in some mailboxes with erroneously exorbitant sums. Property tax bills similarly were miscalculated with homestead and other credits going to owners who didn't qualify for them.
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 Howard County Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic forecast breakfast Friday, Dec. 7, check-in 7:30 a.m., breakfast 8 a.m., program at 8:15 a.m., at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center, 10207 Wincopin Circle, in Columbia.
Employers and government officials in Maryland touted the economic benefits of same-sex marriage law, including improving workplace conditions, helping employers attract and retain talent and boosting tourism and wedding-related business
As Baltimore has moved to take the homes of hundreds of city residents for unpaid water bills as small as $350, the city water system has allowed some big businesses, nonprofits and government offices to run up delinquent accounts totaling more than $10 million, The Baltimore Sun has found.
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the top-ranked hospital in the country for the first time in 22 years, getting edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
Though sales for luxury items — from diamond rings to well-appointed SUVs — continue to grow, erratic financial markets and a deepening European debt crisis have caused that growth to slow recently, raising the question of weather luxury retail will continue to flourish this year.
Baltimore police are busy investigating yet another spate of violence that has left four people dead and six others wounded by gunfire since early Monday. The shootings were scattered about the city and include the owner of a Northeast Baltimore sub and seafood shop killed in his store.
By By Kevin Rector and Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun
Manufacturers in the Baltimore region are disproportionately high tech, according to a new study. The Brookings Institute report calls on leaders to build on local strengths, rather than writing the long-shrinking sector off as a dying field.
As competition heats up between Owings Mills developers, the company that plans to build an upscale shopping center featuring Wegmans at the former Solo Cup site is touting the jobs and tax revenue it says its project would create.
Downtown Baltimore lost nearly 10 percent of its jobs in 2011, but demand grew for offices, apartments and hotel rooms and more than 700 new residents moved in, statistics unveiled Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore show
Despite looming budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two massive federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the political turbulence expected over the next several years.
As world economies knit ever closer together, the debt woes and economic slowdown in Europe are sending ripples across the Atlantic — giving pause to Maryland companies anxious about recessionary contagion and offering business opportunities to others.
The failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal money for roads near military bases.