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Preakness
Maryland Living

With the Kentucky Derby now in the rear view mirror, anticipation is building for the second jewel in horseracing’s Triple Crown – the legendary Preakness Stakes, which is now in its 143rd year at the historic Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Horse enthusiasts far and wide will be breaking out

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Paragon Bioservices
Innovation & TechJob CreationLife SciencesManufacturing & Production

The state of Maryland and the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) announced today their support of Paragon Bioservices’ new commercial manufacturing facility under development in Anne Arundel County and the addition of 200 new jobs over the next four years. Earlier this year, Paragon, a leading biologics contract

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Breaking NewsFinance & Professional ServicesJob CreationMaryland Economy

Bank of America, one of the world’s leading financial institutions and the largest bank in the Baltimore region, is planning to add about 600 new jobs at its Hunt Valley complex by 2020, significantly expanding its Baltimore County operations. The anticipated increase follows the addition of nearly 300 jobs in

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TV Studio Production
CommunicationsJob Creation

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country, announced today that it is retaining its Hunt Valley headquarters and investing $12 million to accommodate its Baltimore County operations. The company, which has 333 employees in Maryland, plans to add 367 full-time

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsJob CreationMaryland Economy

Amazon has officially announced plans to construct an 855,000 square-foot fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County and bring 1,500 new jobs to the region. The company currently employs more than 5,000 full-time associates at three existing facilities in Baltimore City and Cecil County. Associates at the new facility

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Vitreon Baltimore City
Life Sciences

Vitreon America, Inc. announced plans today to relocate its headquarters from Northern Virginia to Baltimore City in order to better partner with Maryland’s world-class medical and botanical research institutions. The company’s business model is based on a specialized plant database comprised of botanicals and phytochemicals that can be used in

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Freshly Howard County
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Freshly, a health-conscious food delivery service headquartered in New York City, is opening a meal distribution center in Savage and plans to add 500 new jobs by the end of 2018. Expected to open in fall 2017, the new 171,000 square-foot facility will be located at Bollman Place and serve

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Amazon today announced plans to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East, Maryland. Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to create 700 new positions at its third Maryland facility. For employment information, please visit www.amazondelivers.jobs​. “We’re excited to

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Morgan Stanley Baltimore Expansion 800 jobs
Breaking NewsFinance & Professional Services

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, a leading global financial services firm, is expanding its operations in Baltimore City and plans to create as many as 800 additional jobs over the next four years. The company currently has approximately 1,000 employees at offices on Thames Street at Harbor Point, and plans

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Crystal Steel Fabricators Maryland
Job CreationManufacturing & Production

Crystal Steel Fabricators, a family-owned structural steel fabricator headquartered in Delmar, Del., is opening a new manufacturing facility in Caroline County, and creating 126 new jobs over the next two years. The company recently acquired the 100,000 square-foot former ES Steel building in the Frank Adams Industrial Park in Federalsburg.

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