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The global leader in gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing is planning a major expansion in Montgomery County, MD.


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The global leader in gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing is planning a major expansion in Montgomery County, MD.

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Vigene Biosciences Adding 245 Jobs In Rockville, Maryland

The global leader in gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing is planning a major expansion in Montgomery County, MD.

On Demand Pharmaceuticals Picks Maryland For HQ

Transformative drug manufacturer On Demand Pharmaceuticals will locate its new headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facility in Montgomery County, MD.

COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

Economic development organizations and government officials have joined forces with local businesses to keep creating inspiring and innovative ways to meet the most urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 

Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore

Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide.

Cybersecurity 2.0

The red-hot growth sector of cybersecurity has created more than a million new jobs. The bad news: half of these critical cyber jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers.

Nobelpharma Chooses Maryland For First Overseas Subsidiary

The Japan-based pharmaceutical and medical device company cited local industry resources as key to locating its U.S. operations in Montgomery County, MD.

VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore

The new terminal will import and process 120,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley vehicles annually, create approximately 100 jobs.

Maryland National Capital Region Alliance Formed

Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.

May / June 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 3)

The May / June 2020 Issue features economic developers' recovery efforts in response to COVID-19. Plus, a look at corporate headquarters, supply chains and high tech.

Local Production Fund Supports COVID-19 Needs, PPE Manufacturing

The 25 Local Production Fund recipients — including tailors, artisans, tech companies, and commercial printers in Montgomery County, MD — will receive a total of $200,000. 

Maryland National Capital Region Forms Economic Development Alliance

Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

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.

September / October 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 5)

The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.

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.

TX Tops Cybersecurity Leaderboard, KS Surges In Wind Power

Texas has topped the leaderboard in Cybersecurity Growth Potential and Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report

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.

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.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

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.

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.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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