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2u Expands in Maryland
Breaking NewsEducationJob Creation

2U Inc., a leader in technology-enabled education headquartered in Prince George’s County, is moving its headquarters to Lanham to accommodate its growing workforce. The company is targeting the creation of more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years and is leasing space at 7900 Harkins Road,

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Choptank Transport Preston
Job Creation

Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics company that specializes in truckload freight, has announced an 11,000 square-foot expansion of its Caroline County headquarters facility. As part of the expansion, the company will incorporate large open spaces into the design of the building and add an additional 130 jobs. In addition, the

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fedex
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Governor Larry Hogan joined officials from Tradepoint Atlantic to announce that FedEx Ground will open a 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at Tradepoint Atlantic’s new global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County. The small-package ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp., FedEx Ground will become the first global company to

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tourism fort mchenry
Hospitality & RecreationMaryland EconomyTourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development, part of the Maryland Department of Commerce, today announced that tourism in Maryland is on the rise, with 6 percent increases in tourism employee payroll and visitor spending to the State in 2014. These and other insights about the impact of the travel and

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Wicomico County's Tom Knorr of Evolution Craft Brewing
Maryland LivingProfilesWorkforce

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development recently launched its new website and the first of a series of two-minute videos showcasing why the Salisbury-Wicomico County region is a great place for business and living. “Marketing

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equal medium inc
EducationProfiles

When Monique Dove saw a need for a youth mentorship program in her Baltimore City neighborhood, she went ahead and filled it. As a Human Services student at the Community College of Baltimore County, Dove felt the need to pay forward her successes in life, so in 2014 she founded

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doctors office bayview services maryland
Job CreationSmall Business

Bayview Services Group, an Anne Arundel County startup that provides administrative support to medical practices, has received a $40,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Commerce. The loan, made through the state’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, will assist Bayview Services with purchasing computer software and office

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RapidAdvance commercial
Job CreationMaryland EconomySmall Business

RapidAdvance, a leader in the small business finance industry, has added 50 new jobs this year and plans to add more than 50 additional jobs in the coming years at its new Montgomery County headquarters. The Bethesda-based firm recently expanded and relocated its existing office to a larger 28,000 square-foot

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Port of Baltimore
InternationalMaryland EconomyWorkforce

The Port of Baltimore has inked a new contract with its biggest roll on/roll off customer through 2045, a deal that will support nearly 1,000 jobs over the next three decades, Governor Larry Hogan announced Thursday. The contract extends the close ties of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, a global shipping and

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Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 28th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages each Maryland resident to explore their neighborhood and support local businesses all year long. Show us how you shop small on Twitter at #ShopSmall @MDBiz. As Small Business Saturday approaches, plan your day around the

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