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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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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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Amazon fulfillment
Maryland Economy

Running out of time to get to the store? Looking for a last minute gift? Let Amazon help you with that. The Internet-based marketplace is launching Prime Now – its mobile app offering one-hour delivery service – in two new cities today. Starting in select Baltimore and Miami zip codes,

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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes:  Maryland ranks third in the nation for green building activity as a growing number of environmentally friendly buildings dot the State’s landscape, the Baltimore Sun reports. As the Ebola virus continues to spread throughout West Africa, a number of Maryland companies are contributing

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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: High-end automaker BMW has reached a five-year deal with the Port of Baltimore, continuing an estimated $2.5 billion import operation. A new BMW processing center will also create 200 jobs, the Baltimore Sun reports.  Veteran-owned Diversified Packaging Products, Inc. on the Eastern

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CommerceInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

An exciting year for business and Maryland’s overall economy is drawing to a close. Here were some of the highlights. Amazon, other big brands, coming to town: Amazon, the Internet retailer behemoth, announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Baltimore, taking the place of a former vacant General Motors

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A new Amazon facility is expected to bring a major economic boost to Baltimore and the surrounding area. By the end of 2015, the Internet retailer plans to build a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in place of a former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore. The facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs. “[Workers] can

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Fueled by federal investment and an evolving technological landscape, Maryland is becoming a worldwide leader in cybersecurity. To celebrate the state’s booming industry, promote growth and foster the next generation of cyber experts, CyberMaryland 2013 will be held Oct. 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The two-day conference is sponsored by CyberMaryland, Maryland’s cybersecurity

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia At first there were wristwatches, toy soldiers and a chair from a Baltimore hotel in which Babe Ruth used to sit. Now the Optoro Inc. warehouse in Lanham is packed with flat-screen televisions, speaker systems, video game consoles, smart phones and a host of

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