Maryland

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Maryland.

May / June 2018 Issue

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.
biotech

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

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.
Bethesda MD

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

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. 
electric grid

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.
Ten-X industrial properties Los Angeles

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

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.
Energy Efficiency

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

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.
Bethesda Maryland

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

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.
energy efficiency

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.
Green Energy Institute

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.
economic development

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.
Caroline County MD

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.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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