Maryland added a total of 6,100 jobs in February, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announced Friday, including 3,100 in the private sector and 3,000 in the public sector. Jobs were added across several industry sectors. Maryland Employment Growth, February 2015 Industry Sector Added Jobs Professional and Business Services 3,000
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,
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Astrum Solar, a leading residential solar power provider, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County, with plans to add 240 new jobs, MDBIZ News reports. A growing number of Baltimore startups have earned venture capital funding
The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is continuing its partnership with the federal government to assist small businesses. The U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) has awarded $7.6 million to the State, the second of three planned allotments since 2011, DBED officials announced Wednesday. “Maryland is committed to supporting the
By this summer, Maryland will be home to Southwest Airlines‘ second largest operation in the United States, according to Southwest CEO Gary Kelly, who spoke at a recent BWI Business Partnership breakfast. At its peak, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host 224 daily departures of Southwest flights. These will include new international service
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: With help from a $42,000 loan through the State’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, Texas 202 Barbeque of Maryland plans to open in Prince George’s County. Maryland’s WeddingWire, the leading tech organization for the North American wedding and event
Did you know that Talbot County is surrounded by more than 600 miles of shoreline, or that Montgomery County is home to more than 250 biotech companies? Each Maryland county contributes unique resources to the State’s overall business climate and quality of life. As part of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development‘s
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Baltimore-based Marlin Steel Wire will enlarge its factory space by 50 percent, gain seven times more power and increase production. Learn more about how this company is breaking through barriers on MDBIZ News. Five companies and a research team were awarded $865,000 by
February 2015 Business Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s economic development Ben Wu is Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.
February 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s advanced industries Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.