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.

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Moving Forward in Maryland

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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.

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 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.

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 to expand I-95 express toll lane project to $1.1B

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that an extra $890 million will extend two express toll lanes 10 miles north along Interstate 95

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

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.

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.

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's $8.5B incentive package largest of the 20 Amazon HQ2 finalists

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Maryland's promise includes state and local income tax credits and money for roads and transportation improvements

Maryland's $8.5B incentive package largest of Amazon HQ2 finalists

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Maryland's promise includes state and local income tax credits and money for roads and transportation improvements

Bechtel Corporation Moving From Maryland To Virginia

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New Maryland Law Holds GCs Liable for Subcontractors Wage Theft

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A new labor law passed in Maryland earlier this month offers protection to construction workers who are employed by subcontractors by holding a project's general contractor liable for wages and benefits not paid by the sub

Hardscape from development makes ‘1,000-year’ flood in Maryland worse

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Ellicott City, Maryland suffered its second damaging “1,000-year” flood in two years last month. The city is in a vulnerable location at the foot of a hill where river branches meet the Patapsco River. Another factor, a lot of impermeable concrete, exacerbated the flood

Maryland Landscape Group Broadens Reach

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Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association becomes Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association; move follows dissolution of Maryland Maryland Greenhouse Growers Association

Maryland Purple Line Dodges New Legal Hurdles

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Legal challenges have once again played havoc with the construction schedule for Maryland’s Purple Line, raising the possibility that the 16-mile light rail system may miss its planned 2022 start-up date according to state transportation officials

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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

All Solar Panels are Pervious in Maryland

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By statute all solar panels are pervious in Maryland. Of course that doesn’t mean that rain actually passes through the solar panels or that in Maryland the panels are constructed to be any more permeable than elsewhere. Maryland is not trying to alter the laws of science, but rather seeking through public policy to prioritize environmental stewardship. Unfortunately, the law to date has had little, if any, effect in Maryland. The law is not unique to Maryland.

Maryland Gov. expands I-95 express toll lane project to $1.1B

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An extra $890 million will extend two express toll lanes 10 miles north along Interstate 95

Utility Challenges Maryland Water Quality Standard Over Dam

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Exelon is challenging Maryland water-quality requirements, which are linked to a 50-year federal license renewal to continue Conowingo Dam operations on the Susquehanna River

Maryland maglev train construction could begin as early as 2020

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

IgCC About To Get A Boost In Maryland

Green Building Law Update

Maryland is primed to expand and incentivize use of the International Green Construction Code. In 2011, Maryland was the first state in the country to authorize use of the IgCC for private and public construction. It is not surprising the IgCC found Maryland fertile ground.

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

Maryland City WRF Expansion in Full Swing

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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 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 Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Maryland financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Maryland Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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 Governor Proposes $9B Toll-Lane Plan

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

Maryland makes general contractors liable for failure of subs to pay employees

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General contractors in Maryland will be held liable for the failure of subcontractors to pay their employees in accordance with the state’s wage and hour law.