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Sep 21, 2011

Wegmans filling new need in Harford County

One door has closed and another has opened. That’s the scenario in Harford County this month, as the main phase of the Base Realignment and Closure process came to an end and Wegmans, the super-sized grocer from Rochester, N.Y., opened a 125,000-square-foot store on Route 924. And the two are linked, said Gerry Troisi, Wegmans’ […]

Sep 16, 2011

St. Paul’s new Fisher Hall awarded LEED Gold certification

Fisher Hall, the new library and student commons building at St. Paul’s School, has been awarded  LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, one of fewer than 5,000 buildings in the world to receive the status. Fisher Hall has a photovoltaic rooftop and a geothermal heating and cooling system, an HVAC system that […]

Sep 15, 2011

State officials mark end of BRAC

ANNAPOLIS — State and military officials are marking the end of a military base realignment process that is bringing thousands of jobs to Maryland. Thursday was the official deadline for moving 19,000 military jobs to Maryland at the direction of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The moves brought 8,000 jobs to Aberdeen Proving […]

Sep 14, 2011

St. John donates $10M to UM for classroom center

Edward St. John, founder of the commercial real estate company, St. John Properties Inc., announced a $10 million gift to the University of Maryland Wednesday to help build a new, state-of-the-art, multipurpose classroom center on the College Park campus. The $63 million, 47,900-square-foot building will be a public-private effort and will be called the Edward […]

Aug 16, 2011

New building opens at Fort Meade

A ceremony attended by high-ranking military officials and civilian lawmakers including U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. John Sarbanes is scheduled Wednesday at Fort Meade to mark the official opening of the Defense Adjudication Activities facility, a new, 151,000-square-foot building constructed as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) relocation. Completed in May, the […]

Aug 12, 2011

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve opens its doors

The Fresh Market Inc. will hold a grand opening on Aug. 24 at 838 Dulaney Valley Rd. with chef demonstrations, and ample food samples throughout the store. A drawing will be held to give away a $1,000 “pantry,” which will provide a stock of The Fresh Market’s own brand of goodies, sold under the TFM […]

Jul 26, 2011

Fort Meade gets new commander

FORT MEADE — Fort Meade’s new installation commander is no stranger to the Army post near Baltimore. Col. Edward Rothstein did two stints there before assuming command Tuesday. He was assigned to the 743rd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Meade from 1993 to 1996. And he served at the National Security Agency there from 2007 […]

Jul 15, 2011

More BRAC leasing, Baltimore Data Day and tidbits

About 11,000 square feet of space at St. John Properties’ GATE project in Harford County has been leased by Telford Aviation Inc. as the BRAC area at Aberdeen Proving Ground continues to fill with new jobs and companies. Telford is a Milwaukee-based division of ACC Holding Inc. and will use the space at the 416-acre […]

Jun 24, 2011

Real Estate Weekly: Tech park for Hagerstown, jobs for Pikesville, personnel and leases

Tech park for Hagerstown A Western Maryland-based economic development group said it purchased 173 acres for a technology business park in the Hagerstown area. The Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation said Wednesday it bought the land between Hagerstown Community College and the Meritus Medical Center from Pennsylvania-based Diakon Senior Living for about $3.5 million. The property [[...]

Jun 23, 2011

Editorial: Job creation is job one

Earlier this month, state and local economic development officials got an earful on Maryland’s lagging performance in job creation from economist Anirban Basu at their annual convention. The chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group Inc. called the state’s job numbers over the 12-month period ending in April — a net gain of 1,300 jobs […]

Jun 22, 2011

Maryland gets $7.7M grant to help with BRAC moves

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials say the state has been awarded a $7.7 million federal grant to help more than 6,500 people who are moving to the state because of military base realignment. Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin announced the grant Wednesday, along with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who has focused on the state’s […]

Jun 19, 2011

Transportation, education top Harford County Executive David Craig’s agenda

As past president of the Maryland Association of Counties, David R. Craig says he has often put himself in the role of mentor to county executives in smaller jurisdictions around Maryland. A former math teacher and school administrator, such counsel comes naturally to Craig, the 62-year-old Republican Harford County Executive. So naturally, he’s eyeing a […]

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