In awarding the latest subsidy for development in cash-strapped Baltimore, leaders of the City Council on Monday required the developers to set aside millions for the nearby community — a new standard they plan to begin imposing.
Six months after the Howard County Council passed a bill intended to help food distributor Coastal Sunbelt Produce remain in the county as it expands its operations, the company broke ground on the new site that will make that expansion possible.
While potential cuts of up to nearly 4,300 military and civilian jobs at Aberdeen Proving Ground are far from a done deal, Harford County leaders stressed the need Monday evening for local residents to get an early start on letting the Army know about the impact any such cuts will have on the region's largest employer and on their community.
The new regional organization that will foster the hoped for growth of private sector additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, in Harford and Cecil counties has hired an executive director with considerable background in using the technology.
Reducing the influence of special-interest money in Washington could give elected officials a better shot at passing economic policies that would benefit women, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a Baltimore audience Saturday.
Connecting established local companies to expert help — pioneered as "economic gardening" in Littleton, Colo. — is catching on across the country. Maryland dipped its toe in the waters last year with a pilot and is officially launching its own program now, called Advance Maryland.
Members of the Harford County Council unanimously approved a bill Tuesday night to upgrade a Bel Air-area road from private road status – where residents are responsible for all maintenance – to a county-maintained road.
The debacle regarding film tax credits at the recent legislative session could potentially cause Maryland to lose one of the finest TV programs around today, and all because of misunderstanding of an industry and reliance on failed history.
Spice giant McCormick & Co. Inc. is considering moving its corporate headquarters from Sparks in northern Baltimore County to combine administrative functions in a single site elsewhere in Maryland or southern Pennsylvania, the company said Wednesday.
The effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy but the benefits could take years to materialize and the impact would hinge on how local officials handle the project, several of the state's top economists say.
High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County.
The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area.
By By Natalie Sherman and Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun
With significantly less development and growth than anticipated in Havre de Grace, Mayor Wayne Dougherty has recommended a minimum increase of 15 percent in water and sewer rates to ensure the health of the city's water and sewer fund in the coming 2015 fiscal year.
We know that we can no longer do business as usual if Maryland is to be competitive in our global economy. The world is an open market, and those regions that can attract talented people and foster a successful business climate will be sustainable for the long haul. It does not matter what we did or had in the past, as legacy is not a part of the current economic formula for success. The 2014 Joint Legislative Business and Economic Development Agenda is the first step toward a vision for a
The operators of the Bel Air Auto Auction are seeking county approval to establish a new facility on nearly 175 acres in a proposed business park in the Riverside area, a move that has been in the works for more than a decade.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill Monday to begin a critical week of budget negotiations with wide-ranging economic implications for Maryland — on issues from Baltimore harbor dredging to pre-school classrooms to the Eastern Shore's poultry industry.
The chief technology officer of the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education has been tapped to head economic development efforts in Baltimore County, where leaders are aiming to put more emphasis on workforce training.