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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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UMBC Tel Aviv University MOU
Education & Research

Governor Larry Hogan today joined officials from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that promotes academic cooperation between the two universities. The agreement, which is the first one between the two universities, establishes

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Nayax and Governor Larry Hogan in Israel
International

On the first day of an economic development mission to Israel, Governor Larry Hogan announced that Israel-based Nayax, a global leader in the cashless payment solutions industry, has opened its U.S. headquarters in Maryland. The company, which was established in 2005 and now operates in more than 50 countries, opened

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LIDL US
Job Creation

Governor Larry Hogan announced today that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will open a new regional headquarters and distribution center in the Principio Business Park in Cecil County as part of its U.S. expansion. The company will invest $100 million in the project and create 100 new full-time

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