Maryland National Capital Region Alliance Formed

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Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery. Read: Maryland National Capital Region Alliance Formed at BusinessFacilities.com.

New Maryland Real Estate Laws from the 2020 Legislative Session

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The 71 day session of the Maryland General Assembly was for the first time since the Civil War cut short from the prescribed 90 days (. The Maryland General Assembly will convene in regular session on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

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Maryland Enacts New Environmental Laws in 2020

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The 440th session of the Maryland General Assembly commenced on January 8, 2020. of note, the predecessor, appointed not elected, General Assembly of Maryland was first called together in 1635 in St. SB 300 / HB 229 makes Maryland the first state in the continental U.S.

Maryland Enacts New Environmental Laws in 2020

Green Building Law Update

The 440th session of the Maryland General Assembly commenced on January 8, 2020. of note, the predecessor, appointed not elected, General Assembly of Maryland was first called together in 1635 in St. SB 300 / HB 229 makes Maryland the first state in the continental U.S.

Maryland Schools will No Longer be LEED Certified

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In response to legislation enacted by the Maryland General Assembly in 2018, overriding a veto by the Governor, commencing last week new public school building no longer has to be LEED certified or the like. Maryland House Speaker Adrienne A.

Building A Better Maryland

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A Better Maryland is a new development plan that provides resources and tools for the Free State's long-term economic success. Read: Building A Better Maryland at BusinessFacilities.com.

RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland

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Read: RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland at BusinessFacilities.com. The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023.

Maryland National Capital Region Forms Economic Development Alliance

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Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.

Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce

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Maryland has dedicated $56.5 Read: Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce at BusinessFacilities.com. million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones.

New Lead (Pb) in Soil Standard Now Effective in Maryland

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Understanding of the sources of lead in the environment and the pathways of human exposure is necessary to understand why what Maryland has done is revolutionary. Maryland is moving beyond those sources.

Amazon To Open Fourth Maryland Fulfillment Center

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plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore’s Sparrows Point. “Maryland has an incredible workforce, and we are happy to add to the more than 5,000 associates already serving customers in the state.” Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Maryland.

Maryland Vetoes Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

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Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Specifically, Governor Hogan announced he was vetoing House Bill 1106 – Clean Energy Jobs – Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Revisions, as enacted in the just concluded 2016 Maryland General Assembly session. Hogan, Jr.,

Maryland: A Magnet For Cybersecurity Leaders

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The first Cybersecurity 500 ranking features a bevy of major tech players in Maryland, including specialists in data encryption and digital forensics. Read: Maryland: A Magnet For Cybersecurity Leaders at BusinessFacilities.com.

Maryland Appellate Court Upholds Local Government Pesticide Ban

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Last week the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the state’s intermediate appellate court, overturned an earlier circuit court decision, reinstating a Montgomery County ordinance significantly restricting pesticide use throughout the County. Montgomery County, Maryland v.

Maryland Bans Polystyrene and Enacts 31 other New Environmental Laws

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The Maryland General Assembly, the state’s legislative body meets in regular session for 90 days each year beginning the second Wednesday in January to act on more than 2,500 pieces of legislation. The Maryland General Assembly enacted the first statewide ban of expanded polystyrene foam.

Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

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Last week the Maryland Green Building Council voted unanimously to recommend that Green Globes, at the two Green Globes level, be approved by the Maryland Secretaries of Budget and Management and General Services as a “high performance building” as defined in Maryland law.

Tenable Expanding Headquarters In Columbia, Maryland

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one of the fastest growing cyber security software companies in the country, will expand its Maryland presence with the development of a new headquarters in Downtown Columbia. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Maryland. Tenable Inc.,

Maryland Reverting to Certifiable In Lieu of Certified Green Building

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In response to an act of the Maryland legislature in 2018, the state is proposing a watershed revamp of its current mandatory green building requirements for new public school buildings. Or in the alternative, the Maryland Green Building Council finds a third party opinion (i.e.,

Business Report: Maryland Exports Hit Record Level In 2014

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The top trade markets for Maryland goods and services are Canada ($1.9 Business Report: Maryland Exports Hit Record Level In 2014 appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

JBG SMITH Chooses Maryland For New Headquarters

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Read: JBG SMITH Chooses Maryland For New Headquarters. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion Maryland Department of Commerce Montgomery County REIT Site SelectionThe publicly traded real estate investment trust will employ 425 people and occupy 95,000 square feet of a new high-end, class-A office building in Bethesda, MD.

Maryland transit officials say they will manage Purple Line project

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In a letter to the private consortium building the light rail project, state officials said they are prepared to exercise their “step-in rights” if no resolution is reached between the parties

Design-build team to exit Maryland's $2B Purple Line project

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Citing a dispute with transportation agencies over cost overruns and long delays, the three firms working on the project — Fluor, Lane and Traylor Bros. — said they will pull out of the P3 project

Maryland’s New Center Of Opportunity

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Robust logistics, a highly skilled workforce, a business-friendly environment and a bevy of available sites makes Harford County, Maryland a magnet for new projects. Read: Maryland’s New Center Of Opportunity.

Maryland Vetoes Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

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Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Specifically, Governor Hogan announced he was vetoing House Bill 1106 – Clean Energy Jobs – Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Revisions, as enacted in the just concluded 2016 Maryland General Assembly session. The legislation has been characterized as a “tax increase” to be levied upon every electricity ratepayer in Maryland. It is worthy of note that Maryland’s largest electricity generating utilities did not oppose this bill.

Moving Forward in Maryland

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Moving Forward in Maryland appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Education Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Maryland Online Features Quality Of Life The Editor's Blog U.S. -

Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Leases

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The Maryland Green Building Council recommended a broad and deep expansion of green building leasing by state government and the Maryland Department of General Services has agreed to enlarge what is a “high performance building” for the purposes of state government leasing. Maryland has for more than a decade had a statutory requirement that new construction projects 100% funded by the State’s capital budget must meet or exceed the current version of LEED.

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Skanska-Corman-McLean JV to start $463M Maryland bridge

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Once the design-build bridge and roadway construction is complete, the existing bridge will be demolished and used to create artificial reefs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

PACE in Maryland is Not Keeping Pace

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But today, despite Maryland having enacted a PACE enabling law in 2014, only one PACE loan has closed in the State. I was asked recently to recommend how PACE in Maryland could be improved. What follows is my top 10 list actions to make PACE a success in Maryland.

Final Legal Attempt to Block Maryland Purple Line Falls Short

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Lawsuits affected Maryland $2-billion transit project schedule

Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility

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This is the first Maryland location for Crystal Steel, which also has facilities in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and the Philippines. To assist with project costs, the Maryland Department of Commerce approved a $315,000 conditional loan through its Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF) based on committed job creation and capital expenditures. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Maryland.

Maryland: Green Energy Institute Brings Innovation To Market

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T he Maryland state legislature has allocated $7.5 million to the University of Maryland to create a green energy research center. The goal of the Green Energy Institute—a collaboration between the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) at the A. By the BF Staff.

Novavax Adding 850 Jobs In Maryland

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To assist with project costs related to the expansion, the Maryland Department of Commerce has approved a total of $5 million in conditional loans for the three phases of the project through the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF) program.

Maryland announces P3 short list for first phase of $9B-plus Capital Beltway project

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State transportation officials expect to select the winning team and secure the approvals necessary to get the Washington, D.C.-area area project underway by spring of next year

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Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

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Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland. Read Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M Part of Gov. To Create Green Energy Institute on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

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Read WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Posts Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Business Incentives Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion Maryland Department of Commerce Site Selection WeddingWire

Business Report: Maryland – Howard County Opens 3D Printing Prototype Lab

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3D Maryland, an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, has officially opened the state’s newest prototyping lab dedicated to the advancement of additive manufacturing, 3D printing and rapid technology. By Shana Daley. From the May/June 2014 issue.

Maryland school district turns to P3s to tackle $8.5B backlog

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Prince George's County reportedly would be the first school district in the country to hire a private company to build and maintain several schools

Bobcat Adds Dealers in Pennsylvania, Maryland

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McGrew Enterprises will operate three Bobcat dealerships serving Pennsylvania and Maryland. Bobcat of York and Bobcat of Adams County are located in Pennsylvania, and Bobcat of Frederick in Maryland.

Maryland introduces $3.5B school construction initiative

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The plan, which Gov. Larry Hogan will send to the state General Assembly at the start of its 2019 session, will create 27,000 indirect and direct construction jobs during the program's five-year timeframe

What does Maryland's Purple Line project team breakup mean for P3s?

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Although one of the country's most-watched public-private partnerships has stalled, the delivery method has advantages for many large civil projects, experts say