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MCEDC chosen for program to advance equity in economic development

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation will be one of five organizations nationwide to participate in a new program to better equity and diversity standards and practices within economic development organizations. The program, called the Equity Communities initiative, is being ...

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Job growth is found to be no cure for a community’s poverty

A healthy dose of job growth has long been seen as a likely cure for poverty. But new research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or communities benefit from hiring booms. When such cities ...

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Panel: Transportation woes hamper Baltimore’s economic development

Baltimore is still licking its wounds from losing the Red Line light rail project, and transportation woes remain a hurdle to economic development in Maryland’s largest city. Nonprofit executives, developers and academics repeatedly discussed the lack of investment in Baltimore’s transportation ...

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Prince George’s County hopes tours woo retailers

Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp. wants to attract potential retailers by showing them what the jurisdiction has to offer up-close and personal. On Tuesday, the county’s quasi-governmental economic development arm unveiled a new strategy that involves getting potential retailers ...

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Growing business, growing their careers

On a recent weekend, prospective Dundalk homeowners and renters were invited to “Live the Unexpected” and tour the peninsula community to see firsthand its redevelopment, new jobs and housing options. “Dundalk has a lot of charm and historic character in ...

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