Posted inTransportation

Port of Baltimore expands with new partnership

A new partnership between Tradepoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Ltd. will establish an on-site, 165-acre, rail-served container terminal at Coke Point at the Port of Baltimore. This project, which launches the next major phase of the redevelopment at Sparrows Point, will create 1,000 new jobs for the region. “Tradepoint Atlantic has quickly become a transformational […]

Posted inEnvironment

Hogan launches program to support urban agriculture

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the launch of a Small Acreage Cover Crop Program to support small farm producers and urban agriculture. The pilot program is operated by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and aimed at helping historically underserved farmers and communities build healthy soils, increase yields, sequester carbon and improve local water quality. Financial assistance […]

Posted inGovernment

Hogan statement on comptroller’s fiscal ’22 closeout report

Gov. Larry Hogan issued the following statement regarding the Comptroller of Maryland’s closeout report showing that the state ended fiscal 2022 with a revenue surplus of $2 billion in its general fund. “When our administration took office in 2015, we inherited a $5.1 billion structural budget deficit and an economy struggling under the weight of […]

Posted inBusiness News

TEDCO seeks firm for economic development, research and analysis

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, is seeking a firm to conduct in-depth economic development research and analysis. Understanding TEDCO’s commitment to fostering an inclusive and entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem, the selected firm’s report will assess the state’s current economic development strategy in this space. These findings will also help shape the creation of a […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

AAEDC presents County Business Patterns report

In May 2022, the U.S. Census Bureau released its annual County Business Patterns zip code-level by industry economic data. This data series covers most North American Industry Classification System industries (with employees), excluding only agriculture (crop and animal production), rail transportation, Postal Service, sole proprietorships, public administration, and most establishments reporting government employees. For this […]

Posted inEducation

UMD’s Blockchain Business Imperative Open for New Cohort

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is accepting registrations for the next cohort of its Blockchain Business Imperative. The six-week synchronous online certificate program starts again July 11, and will focus on blockchain technology and its potential economic impact across industries. The program, which launched in January 2022, is designed to help leaders […]