Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

Green Building Law Update

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.

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.

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Maryland’s New Center Of Opportunity

Business Facilities Blog

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.

PACE in Maryland is Not Keeping Pace

Green Building Law Update

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.

Maryland City WRF Expansion in Full Swing

PC Construction Blog

These photos compare the Maryland City Water Reclamation Facility at the start of construction (top) for the $30 million expansion and now, just nine months later (bottom). What a difference nine months makes in construction!

Maryland Counts on Emergency Ruling to Get Purple Line Moving

ENR Construction

Claiming that the Purple Line is nearing a “crisis point,” Maryland transportation officials have asked a federal appeals court to issue an emergency order allowing construction to begin on the stalled $5.6

Court Ruling Revives Maryland Light Rail Line

ENR Construction

Three-judge panel ruling, which allows construction of $5.6-billion Purple Line to restart, was close to an Aug. 1 state deadline to decide the project's future

Where Maryland’s State Plan is Stricter Than OSHA

The Safety Blog

Maryland OSHA (MOSH) is one of the “state plan” states that administer their own “mini-OSHA.” But because asbestos protective clothing that is improperly maintained can expose employees to that hazard, Maryland has banned employers from buying, using, requiring a worker to use or even keeping any asbestos clothing at a place of employment. Some ban smoking within 20 feet of a business’s entrance; some have exceptions for bars and restaurants – but not Maryland.

Moving Forward in Maryland

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Maryland Vetoes Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

Green Building Law Update

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.,

Rapid Growth Leads 2U To New Maryland HQ

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Rapid Growth Leads 2U To New Maryland HQ originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in Maryland in the next five years. Second major NIH campus in Maryland being considered.

Bills in Maryland Legislature would restrict use of wood in multifamily construction

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Two bills in the Maryland House of Representatives that would restrict the use of wood-frame construction are getting harsh criticism from the timber industry and the design and construction community. A similar bill has been introduced in Maryland’s Senate

Maryland Takes Step Towards Nation’s First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Projects

ENR Construction

Officials in Maryland paved the way last week for what they are calling the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind projects.

Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities Blog

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 Purple Line Finally Gets Construction Green Light

ENR Construction

Just weeks after being on the brink of cancellation, Maryland’s Purple Line light-rail project officially has begun construction

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

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Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

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Read Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

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As Long-Delayed Maryland Transit Hub Finishes, Project Litigation Starts

ENR Construction

Owners and contractors now are enmeshed in a $166-million lawsuit over allegations of poor defects and poor project management. Business Management

Crockett Facilities Services wins two Maryland awards

Constructor Magazine

a leading provider of integrated facilities services, mechanical contracting and heating and air conditioning (HVAC) services to commercial and government clients, today announced that it was selected for two Maryland awards. BOWIE, MD. ? Crockett Facilities Services Inc.,

Maryland Pushes into Offshore Wind Forefront

ENR Construction

State seeks a jobs base with the surprise OK of both proposed wind projects, totaling $2B

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.

Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

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California Connecticut Featured Maryland Massachusetts Surveys & Research USA - Far West Utilities 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard ACEEE Baltimore Gas & Electric energy incentives Eversource Connecticut Eversource Massachusetts National Grid Massachusetts Pacific Gas & Electric Site Selection utilitiesACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S. and highlights cutting-edge efforts.

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Maryland Firm to Pay $2M to Settle Contract Fraud Allegations

ENR Construction

Forrester Construction payment resolves federal criminal probe of alleged fraud on Washington, D.C., projects. Policy

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

Business Facilities Blog

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.

Bechtel Corporation Moving From Maryland To Virginia

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Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

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BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

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MARYLAND FAST FACTS. We are proud to have a ten year track record of safe, responsible power production in Cecil County and look forward to working with the County and the State of Maryland during their review of our proposal.”. Maryland Exports Surged to Record Level in 2012.

Maryland $5B Rail Job Sidetracks During Court Appeal

ENR Construction

Purple Line light-rail building team to suspend new contract execution and nonessential purchases

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses.

Revived Purple Line Now Sees Some Green

ENR Construction

After court ruling, Maryland transit job work now proceeds with $900M DOT allocation

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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3 Texas all exceeded 75 on the Index, followed by Maryland, Delaware, DC, Oregon, Arizona, Pennsylvania and Georgia. This year’s winners for Achievement in Targeted Incentives are: Maryland Dept. By Business Facilities Editorial Staff From the March/April 2016 Issue.

Project Team Breathes New Life Into Field House

ENR Construction

The former University of Maryland's basketball arena, Cole Field House, will include football and concussion-research facilities

Maryland Vetoes Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Increase

Green Building Law Update

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.

Court Strikes Down County Ban on Lawn Pesticides in Maryland

Green Industry Professionals

The ban would prohibit pesticides approved by the federal government that contain chemicals that may cause cancer

University of Maryland Physical Sciences Complex

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Higher Education/Research: Award of Merit. Bonus Regions

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

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Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Canada Colorado Indiana Industry Focus International Iowa Kansas Louisiana Magazine Manufacturing Maryland Mississippi Missouri Nebraska U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.