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Anne Arundel Medical Center Wins Bid for New Cardiac Surgery Program

Anne Arundel Medical Center has won the bid to host the state’s new cardiac surgery program after a favorable vote on Thursday from Maryland Health Care Commission. AAMC beat out University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center for the approval after a nearly two-year battle. Both hospitals applied for new cardiac programs back in 2015, […]

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Maryland Gains 6,700 Jobs in January

Maryland gained 6,700 jobs in January while the unemployment rate held steady. The private sector added 7,500 jobs while the state saw a loss of 800 government jobs, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate remained 4.2 percent, lower than U.S. rate of […]

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Tradepoint Atlantic Close to $110M Manufacturing Deal at Sparrows Point

Tradepoint Atlantic officials said Wednesday they are close to signing a $110 million letter of intent with a foreign investment group that would bring manufacturing back to Sparrows Point. Michael E. Moore, CEO of Tradepoint Atlantic, a private group in its second year of redeveloping the 3,100-acre site in Dundalk, said the manufacturing facility would […]

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Camden Yards MARC Station in Line for a $7.2M Overhaul

The Maryland Transit Administration and the Maryland Stadium Authority will partner on a $7.2 million overhaul of the MARC train station outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The MTA received a $6 million federal grant to renovate the station, which was meant to be a temporary structure when it was built nearly 30 years ago. […]

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BWI is Adding a $60 Million Expansion to its International Terminal

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is plotting a major expansion of its international terminal as it continues to add flights outside of the country. Pending approval by the Board of Public Works, BWI will contract with Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. for a 70,000-square-foot expansion of concourse E, which services the international flights for the airport. The […]

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Amazon Plots Huge Fulfillment Center in Cecil County, 700 New Jobs Expected

Amazon.com Inc. is expected to announce next week a new 1.15-million-square-foot fulfillment center in Cecil County, according to several sources familiar with the deal, a project that will create 700 jobs over the next three years. The distribution center will be the online retail giant’s second in the state, where it employs several thousand workers […]

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Downtown Columbia Development Nabs Second Big Tenant with 75K s.f. Lease

Pearson PLC, an international publishing and education company, will merge four of its Maryland offices into new office space in Columbia’s up-and-coming downtown. The company has leased 75,000 square feet in Two Merriweather, a $41 million Class A office development now under construction by the Howard Hughes Corp. in the heart of the Howard County […]

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Big-name CEOs unveil Baltimore-to-Richmond regional group

A group of 17 high-powered CEOs — from Kevin Plank and Ted Leonsis to David Rubenstein and Bill Stromberg — are forming a new organization aimed at spurring economic growth between the often-disconnected region spanning from Baltimore to Washington to Richmond. The Greater Washington Partnership will focus on improving infrastructure and transit, workforce development, and […]

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BWI climbs in J.D. Power rankings of nation’s best airports

Recent investments in infrastructure and retail offerings at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport were made to better serve the customers, and according to a recent J.D. Power study, travelers think it is paying off. The J.D. Power 2016 North America Airport Satisfaction Study released on Thursday ranks BWI at 15th in terms of consumer satisfaction […]

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Hogan proposes mandatory paid sick leave for businesses

Gov. Larry Hogan plans to introduce a bill at the start of the upcoming legislative session requiring businesses with 50 or more employees to offer more paid sick leave. Under Hogan’s proposed legislation, businesses with 50 or more employees will be required to offer paid sick leave totaling at least 40 hours per year, with […]

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