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The Preakness Stakes – the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown – brings to Maryland not only thousands of visitors each May, but also millions in economic impact. From the dollars spent on wagering, to visitor expenditures on hotels and restaurants, to the state and local taxes generated, Preakness

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  A new study shows Maryland’s military facilities have a major impact on the state’s economy. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) recently tasked the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) of Towson University with determining the economic impact of the state’s military installations. The results were announced

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May 2015 Business Pulse: Insights on McCormick & Company’s decision to stay in Maryland Secretary Mike Gill leads the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Business News Maryland farmers markets, “incubators” for entrepreneurs – MDBizNews SocialToaster is hiring, seeking clients in Maryland after raising $1.9M – BBJ Betamore plans major

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May 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s business activity  Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. On April 30, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond released its monthly “Maryland Survey of Business Activity” showing solid activity and improved business conditions and expectations in

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More jobs are on the way for Washington County, according to a recent news release. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Washington County Department of Business Development today announced the expansion of global bedding provider Tempur Sealy International. The company is leasing a newly-constructed 615,000 square-foot facility in Hagerstown

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Catch up on the latest Maryland business news.  Maryland business successes: Baltimore-based Under Armour can now count superheroes among its clients. The company created garments for characters in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the Baltimore Sun reports. The Baltimore Business Journal also reports that Under Armour earned $33.6 million in broadcast exposure on ESPN

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University of Maryland University College’s “Cyber Padawans” team has added another cybersecurity victory to its list of accomplishments. The Padawans claimed first place in the first-ever Cyber Diplohack, a policy-based competition hosted by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, DC and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. UMUC’s cyber

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Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest

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Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Maryland more than doubled its amount of installed solar capacity in 2014. Learn more about the State’s booming residential market for solar in Benzinga.  Baltimore’s newest social media app, SameGrain Inc., is a match-maker, but not for dating. The Baltimore Business

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Much has changed since Isabella Firth became president of LifeSpan Network, the largest senior care provider association in the mid-Atlantic, based in Columbia, Maryland.  “When I started here 21 years ago, it was mostly men in leadership positions. Today, a significant number, if not a majority, of people in the upper echelons of senior

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