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Marriott International Maryland
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Marriott International, Inc., the world’s leading hotel company, announced today plans to relocate its global corporate office to a state-of-the-art, build-to-suit $600-million facility to be located in downtown Bethesda in Montgomery County. The county has been Marriott’s home for more than 60 years. The new complex will house more than

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WeddingWire Governor Hogan Mike Gill
Breaking NewsJob Creation

WeddingWire Inc., the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, has announced plans to expand its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County. Currently located in Chevy Chase, WeddingWire is confirmed to lease a total of 68,000 square-feet of space in the county to accommodate its continued growth. As

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Dot Foods Washington County Expansion
Breaking NewsJob Creation

Dot Foods, the first and largest food industry redistributor in the nation, is expanding its operations in Washington County and plans to add 100 new jobs by 2023. The company is scheduled to begin a two-phase project in spring 2017 and anticipates completing the expansion in 2019. The majority of

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Under Armour Building Tradepoint Atlantic
Breaking NewsMaryland Economy

Today, Under Armour announced the company’s plan to open a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution and warehouse facility at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County, as part of the Tradepoint Atlantic redevelopment project. The establishment of the Sparrows Point distribution house, which is expected to open in the summer of 2018, is a

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Help Ellicott City Flood
Breaking NewsMaryland Living

Governor Hogan tours the damage in Ellicott City. Video courtesy of WBAL Radio. Local businesses and organizations from across the state are coming together to help Ellicott City get back on its feet. The historic town, built in 1772, suffered extensive damage from record flood waters on Saturday, July 30.

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Maryland job growth March 2016
Breaking NewsJob Creation

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) announced today that Maryland added 19,300 jobs in March, according to preliminary survey data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Maryland’s absolute job growth over-the-month outpaced all other states, according to the BLS report. Maryland’s growth

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Donohoe Companies moves to Maryland
Breaking NewsMaryland Economy

The Donohoe Companies, one of the region’s oldest family-owned commercial real estate companies, is relocating its corporate headquarters as well as its construction, real estate, hospitality, and development divisions from Washington, D.C. to Maryland. The 132-year old company has signed a lease for office space along Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda,

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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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Morgan State University and Washington College
Breaking NewsEducation & Research

The Maryland Department of Commerce, Morgan State University and Washington College have endowed $4 million in two new research professorships. The endowments were made through the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative (MEI), a program created in 2014 to spur basic and applied research in scientific and technical fields at the state’s colleges

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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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