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Building A Better Maryland

A Better Maryland is a new development plan that provides resources and tools for the Free State's long-term economic success.

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.

Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved

Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland

The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023.

Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce

Maryland has dedicated $56.5 million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones.

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Ports & FTZs: The Value of Entry

Whether going on a business trip, exporting cars or utilizing the benefits of an FTZ, you’ll experience firsthand how the U.S. Customs and Border Protection entity lives up to its mission of “enabling legitimate trade and travel.”

May / June 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 3)

The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.

U.S. Tax Overhaul Makes Biotech Players Hungry For Big Deals

Industry analysts are predicting that 2018 will turn out to be a banner year for merger and acquisition activity in the biotech/pharma sector, with up to $200 billion in assets changing hands.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

The global technology consulting and engineering firm will retain about 750 employees with help from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund.

Amazon To Open Fourth Maryland Fulfillment Center

Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 people in the state; the new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates in Baltimore, MD. 

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

JBG SMITH Chooses Maryland For New Headquarters

The publicly traded real estate investment trust will employ 425 people and occupy 95,000 square feet of a new high-end, class-A office building in Bethesda, MD.

Maryland’s New Center Of Opportunity

Robust logistics, a highly skilled workforce, a business-friendly environment and a bevy of available sites makes Harford County, Maryland a magnet for new projects.

Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

ACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S. and highlights cutting-edge efforts.

May / June 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 3)

The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility

The structural steel fabricator will create 126 new jobs in Caroline County, MD with assistance from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund.

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

The growing wedding and event company plans to extend its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.

Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.

Novavax Adding 850 Jobs In Maryland

The growing Montgomery County, MD clinical stage vaccine company is developing promising vaccines for RSV, influenza and Ebola.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Rapid Growth Leads 2U To New Maryland HQ

2U Inc., a technology-enabled education company, is moving its headquarters from Prince George's County to Lanham, MD to accommodate its growing workforce. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years.

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Power Grid

For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Business Report: Maryland Exports Hit Record Level In 2014

The top trade markets for Maryland goods and services are Canada ($1.9 billion), Saudi Arabia ($915 million) and China ($714 million), with transportation equipment, chemicals and electronic products leading the surge.

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.

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