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Acer Exhibits Buys Havre de Grace Warehouse
October 2013
Acer Exhibits will be expanding in Harford County with the purchase of a 167,270 sq. ft. warehouse in Havre de Grace.  The building will be used to expand the company’s laser manufacturing and work shop plus additional office and storage space. 

Maryland’s Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates to Drop
October 2013
Many Maryland employers to see unemployment insurance tax reduced by 55 percent Governor Martin O’Malley  joined Speaker Michael Busch and Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Leonard J. Howie III to announce that beginning January 1, 2013, most Maryland businesses will see their unemployment insurance taxes drop. Improving the unemployment insurance trust fund […]

Spirited Women of Baltimore Awards
October 2013
Spirited Woman of Baltimore 2013 Alice Ann Finnerty Regarded as “a truly amazing leader and an outstanding local businesswoman and community volunteer,” Finnerty owns The Turnover Shop consignment business. A mother of six grown children and a grandmother, Finnerty still finds time to be a dedicated board member, community volunteer and activist. Finnerty guided the […]

TAPE Acquires Florida Based Strong Point Research
October 2013
Acquisition Shores Up TAPE Modeling, Simulation & Training Capabilities Technical and Project Engineering, LLC (TAPE), an Inc. 500 | 5000 fastest-growing company, recently announced that they acquired Strong Point Research, a government contracting firm based in Orlando, Fla. Strong Point Research is well known for its modeling and simulation, and training capabilities. The company’s experience […]

Kamenetz announces four new restaurants signed for $85 million Towson Square entertainment center
October 2013
Fast casual Bobby Flay restaurant a highlight Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, The Cordish Companies and Heritage Properties announced four new restaurants joining Cinemark Theaters in the new Towson Square entertainment center in downtown Towson. Bobby’s Burger Palace, Bonefish Grill, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, and Hanabi Japanese Restaurant join the $85 million project on Joppa […]

St. John Properties Selects Charm City Concierge To Support Tenants Within The GATE At Aberdeen Proving Ground
October 2013
St. John Properties, Inc. has selected Charm City Concierge to support the approximately 45 companies situated within The Government and Technology Enterprise (The GATE) project, with a full complement of business and personal concierge services. St. John Properties has developed twelve office or research and development (R&D) buildings within the past four years, totaling more […]

Reliable Churchill bringing jobs, headquarters to Baltimore County
October 2013
Wine and spirits distributor moving to Baltimore Crossroads in White Marsh/Middle River Reliable Churchill, LLLP, the largest wine and spirits distributorship in Maryland and employer of over 500 associates, is relocating its headquarters to Baltimore County. A new 449,200 square foot building at Baltimore Crossroads in White Marsh/Middle River will be built by Chesapeake Real […]

GoDaddy Founder Gives $1 Million to Launch The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at UB
October 2013
Bob Parsons, B.S. ’75, D.H.L. ’08, founder and executive chairman of Go Daddy, has made a $1 million gift to establish The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at the University of Baltimore. The donation, made from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, will also support veteran-related activities in the UB School of Law and in the […]

APG Unveils Center for STEM, Education Outreach
August 2013
Aspiring scientists and engineers are now exploring their future careers at a unified APG facility dedicated to education outreach. Aberdeen Proving Ground, or APG, ushered in a new era of partnerships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, for northeast Maryland with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 30. The APG STEM and Education Outreach Center […]

Your Community Leaders Kick Up Their Heels
August 2013
Dancing For The Arts Where else can you watch your attorney, a Four-Star Army General, your eye doctor, your realtor, a defense contractor, and “Mr. Havre de Grace,” among others, dance their hearts out to raise funds to construct an art center for you and your family? Dancing for the Arts at the Residents’ Club […]

Towson University Breaks Ground in Harford County
June 2013
Long awaited project gets underway, addresses educational needs of growing Northeast Maryland To help address the growing population in Northeast Maryland and the need for additional higher education opportunities for its residents, Towson University (TU), Harford Community College (HCC) and Cecil College have teamed up to provide a seamless transfer for students interested in pursuing […]

I95 BUSINESS Publisher Vicki Franz and Attorney Eric McLaughlin Win SBA Awards
April 2013
The winners of the 2013 Maryland Small Business Week Awards include a wide range of business savvy Marylanders, including I95 BUSINESS Publisher Vicki Franz, who won the “Women in Business Champion of the Year. The winners were announced recently by Stephen D. Umberger, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore District Office, which […]

College is Serious Business
April 2013
But first, let’s have some SERIOUS FUN. Join in this fun, fast-paced interactive event where professionals, moms and dads mentor high school students on April 23. The scariest thought about choosing a college is that after all the searching, selection and tuition, will our children be happy with their choice, and find a major that […]

Fueling the Tourism Industry
April 2013
Harford County Tourism has been busily building a destination marketing program to attract people to the County. It’s like a shiny new race car at the starting block ready to rumble, but its fuel tank is already low. That tank can be easily filled with the passage of HB1395, which provides for a lodging tax […]

Vanessa Milio Joins Business Volunteers Unlimited
March 2013
On March 18, Vanessa Milio, former  President and CEO of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, joined  Business Volunteer Unlimited as the new Senior Director of Programs & Services. Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) is a Baltimore-based organization that connects people and businesses with nonprofits that need help. BVU directs individuals to appropriate volunteer opportunities, and […]

NMTC Visionary Awards
February 2013
On February 28, NMTC (Northeastern Maryland Technology Council) will hold its Annual Meeting and Visionary Awards program at Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood. This is the only regional event in Maryland that celebrates the individuals driving STEM Education and Technology Advancement in our communities. The accomplishments and impact of the recipients are far reaching, and their […]

EXPO 2013: Showcasing Regional Businesses and Emerging Technologies
February 2013
The 2nd Annual EXPO 2013 will be held on April 3, at Mountain Brand Christian Church, New Life Center from 9am until 3pm. Admission to all exhibit halls is free with a business card. This year’s Expo builds on last year’s success and introduces several new interesting elements. Harford County Chamber of Commerce, the state’s […]

12th Annual ATHENA AWARD Women’s Leadership Breakfast
February 2013
Harford Community College’s Continuing Education division is hosting the 12th Annual ATHENA Award, which will be presented at the Professional Women’s Leadership Breakfast on Friday, March 8, 2013, 8am, at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood. Since 1999, the ATHENA Award has been presented annually to a local, exceptional individual who has achieved excellence in her […]

New Technology-Focused Public Relations Agency Launched
February 2013
Smart Connections PR, LLC is Led by Two Former LVA Communications Veterans Rising Sun, MD – January 28, 2013– Smart Connections PR, LLC, a new global business-to-business communications agency headquartered in Rising Sun, Maryland, with offices in Connecticut, today announced that it is officially open for business.  Partners Joanne Hogue and Dina Petrosky offer a combined 30 […]

February 2013
Local residents elected to Board of Building Owners and Managers Associationof Greater Baltimore January 2013 BALTIMORE, MD (January 28, 2013) – The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Baltimore (BOMA Baltimore), the leading professional real estate organization for the commercial real estate industry, has elected its leadership for 2013. John M. Pezzulla, Director of […]

Chesapeake Urology Named Among Best Places to Work
February 2013
Chesapeake Urology Associates has been named among the Best Places to Work by Baltimore Magazine for 2013. The annual listing evaluates employers in the Greater Baltimore area on a variety of employment factors including atmosphere or physical work space, potential for career advancement, benefits, compensation, employee- and family-friendly policies, and leadership. Chesapeake Urology was one of 25 companies […]

ECBC mentor helps local students tackle FIRST Tech Challenge
February 2013
                  ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Since 1917, scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) have extended their talent and expertise in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) beyond the defense against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threats. They have mentored […]

Cecil Leadership Institute now recruiting for Class of 2013!
December 2012
The Cecil Leadership Institute is a community development project, co-sponsored by Cecil College, the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce, and the Cecil County Office of Economic Development. Each year, future community leaders come together to learn from today’s leaders in Cecil County governments, businesses, and tourism. Visit to learn more about the Cecil Leadership Institute.  For […]

The John Carroll School and Battelle Sign Agreement in Support of STEM Academy
December 2012
Bel Air, MD 21014  — Join Richard J. O’Hara, President of The John Carroll School and Dean Ertwine, Vice President for Battelle sign a Memorandum of Understanding in support of The John Carroll School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Academy. The John Carroll School and Battelle will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to excite […]

Merritt Properties announces latest tenant at Security
December 2012
Merritt Properties is pleased to announce our latest tenant at Security. Tenant:  Ciccarilli Moving & Installation, LLC Business Description:  Moving and general warehouse company Landlord:  Merritt Propertie  Location:  2034 (Rear) Lord Baltimore Drive, Baltimore, MD 21244 County:  Baltimore Date Lease Signed:  December 6, 2012 Square Footage:  1,800 Space Use:  1,463 warehouse, 337 office Tenant Representative: N/A Landlord […]

Merritt Properties is pleased to announce our latest tenant at Forty West Auto Park.
December 2012
Tenant:  Manik Muffler Inc. Business Description:  Auto park Landlord:  Merritt Properties Location:  6431 Baltimore National Pike, Suites 104-106, Catonsville, MD 21228 County:  Baltimore Date Lease Signed:  December 10, 2012 Square Footage:  3,100 Space Use:  Auto park  Landlord Representative:     Pat Franklin, Whit Levering , Lou Boeri and Ashley Combs of Merritt Properties   Property Details & Brochure: For […]

CRS Newest Tenant at Lansdowne Industrial Park
December 2012
Merritt Properties is pleased to announce our latest tenant at Lansdowne Industrial Park. Tenant:  CRS Business Description:  Appliance recycler Landlord:  Merritt Properties Location:  26 Alco Place, Baltimore, MD 21227 County:  Baltimore Date Lease Signed:  December 7, 2012 Square Footage:  2,700 SF Space Use:  Warehouse   Tenant Representative: N/A Landlord Representative: Jamie Campbell, Liz Tarran-Jones, Vince Bagli and Steve Shaw […]

Ricoh Americas Corporation latest tenant at Owings Mills Corporate Campus
December 2012
Merritt Properties is pleased to announce our latest tenant at Owings Mills Corporate Campus. Tenant:  Ricoh Americas Corporation Business Description:  Global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Landlord:  Merritt Properties Location:  10055 Red Run Boulevard, Suite 200, Owings Mills, MD 21117 County:  Baltimore Date Lease Signed:  November […]

CCBC receives $30,000 grant from Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation to support STEM
December 2012
New initiative focused on students seeking degrees and careers in engineering Baltimore, Md. – (Dec. 13, 2012) The Community College of Baltimore County recently received a combined total of $30,000 in grants from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Northrop Grumman Foundation to enhance opportunities for students interested in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

Picerne Military Housing to Build $72 Million Apartments at No Cost to the Government
December 2012
Media Contact: Ally Quinby, 617-933-5024 Picerne Military Housing Enters First-of-its-Kind Public-Private Partnership with U.S. Army to Build $72 Million Apartments at No Cost to the Government Innovative partnership designed to offer much needed on-post housing for barracks-eligible, single service members at Fort George G. Meade, MD Fort George G. Meade, Md. (December 18, 2012) – Picerne Military Housing, […]

EXPO 2012: Showcasing Regional Businesses
February 2012
The 1st Annual EXPO 2012, Showcasing Regional Businesses, sponsored by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, will be held on April 4 at Mountain Christian Church, New Life Center from 9am until 3pm. Admission is free with a business card. Parking is free. Lunch fare will be available from an onsite caterer. Seminars will cost […]