Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Leases

Green Building Law Update

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.

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.

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.

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 maglev train construction could begin as early as 2020

Construction Dive

Maglev technology not only can drastically cut commute times, but its use is being expanded to other products, such as elevators for supertall buildings

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 Governor Proposes $9B Toll-Lane Plan

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State officials plan to use public-private partnership to carry out plan

Maryland Counts on Emergency Ruling to Get Purple Line Moving

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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

Where Maryland’s State Plan is Stricter Than OSHA

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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.

Maryland Road Job Tests Expedited Approvals Plan

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Aiming to cut earlier timetable in half, crews push to hit Nov. 21 target to widen Eastern Shore artery, improving safety and easing congestion

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.

Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

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The global technology consulting and engineering firm will retain about 750 employees with help from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Booz Allen Hamilton Business Incentives Employment Expansion Maryland Economic Development Montgomery County relocation Site Selection

Court Ruling Revives Maryland Light Rail Line

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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

Moving Forward in Maryland

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.,

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.

Maryland Purple Line Finally Gets Construction Green Light

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

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

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MARYLAND CONSOLIDATES ITS HIGH-TECH FIREPOWER. Maryland upped its formidable high-tech resources earlier this year by merging the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) and the Tech Council of Maryland into an umbrella group that is now known as the Maryland Tech Council.

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

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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

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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.,

Work begins on Design-Build contract at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

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Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District for the design and construction of a 500-member Army Reserve Center (ARC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland The Korte Company was awarded a Design-Build contract by the U.S.

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.

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Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

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

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

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Maryland Pushes into Offshore Wind Forefront

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

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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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.

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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.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

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Ten-X also pinpointed Dallas, Baltimore, San Antonio, Suburban Maryland and Columbus, OH as the five markets where investors should consider selling industrial properties.