Baltimore County sites among 14 considered for new Chesapeake Bay bridge

Three Baltimore County options are among 14 being considered throughout the state for a future Chesapeake Bay crossing to help alleviate congestion on the Bay Bridge. Maps posted by Del. Robin Grammer on Facebook over the weekend show the possi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Abell Mansion in Ruxton to hit auction block

A stately Baltimore County landmark — once considered the country estate of the founder of the Baltimore Sun — is about to hit the auction block. The Abell Mansion, built in 1892 for the newspaper's founder and philanthropist Arunah S. Abell, will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

Baltimore County Council approves $78M for Tradepoint Atlantic infrastructure

The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved a $78 million grant Monday night to fund infrastructure at the 3,100-acre Tradepoint Atlantic development. The deal is a shift from the $150 million tax increment financing request Tradepoint had propos.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Baltimore County Spends $147 Million On School Laptops; Four Years Later Test Scores Still Terrible

Four years ago Baltimore County began a $147 million program to put laptops in the hands of students from first through 12th grade in the hopes that access to technology would transform the way kids learn and .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

Autonomous cars a top talking point at York County economic development summit

Didi Caldwell, a site selection expert specializing in industrial projects, believes autonomous cars will free up acres of space in downtowns and on industrial sites......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Here are Greater Baltimore"s 2018 SAT scores. See which school scored the highest.

River Hill High School maintained its ranking as the public school with the highest mean SAT score in Greater Baltimore. The Howard County school had a mean total score of 1309, a 30-point increase from last year. The SAT is comprised of two secti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

Maryland releases new star ratings of public schools. Here"s who came out on top.

Baltimore's County's Eastern Technical High School and Howard County's River Hill High School are the best high schools in Greater Baltimore, according to new data from the Maryland State Department of Education. That means they showed strong perfor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Lennar Corp. buys prime site in Alpharetta by Fulton Science Academy, North Point Mall

Home-building giant Lennar Corp. just secured a prime site in Alpharetta along Georgia 400. An affiliate of the Miami-based company, Lennar Georgia Inc., paid $5 million for about 22 acres south of Haynes Bridge Road, according to Fulton County proper.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 25th, 2018

I-95 bridge project could pit Johnston County business against NCDOT – again

Nestled near I-95 is Ronnie’s Country Store, a family-run business owned by Johnston County native Ronnie Parker......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Olszewski defeats Redmer in Baltimore County Executive race

John Olszewski Jr., a Democratic former teacher and state delegate who touted his family's local blue-collar roots, handily defeated Republican Al Redmer on Tuesday to become the next county executive in Baltimore County. Olszewski — whose nickn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Prince George"s planning board details maglev concerns

Prince George’s County planning officials have submitted a list of concerns to the Maryland Department of Transportation about plans to build a $12 billion high-speed train connecting Baltimore and D.C. Prince George’s County Planning Board Cha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

The nation"s top haunted attraction is a short drive from D.C.

Take this drive to Baltimore County, if you dare. The commute to 7875 Eastpoint Mall might be a nightmare, but what awaits promises to be even scarier. There, you’ll find Bennett’s Curse, named the best haunted attraction in the United States, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

In the C-Suite: Samuelson"s Diamonds CEO is putting a new shine on an old business

Samuelson's Diamonds moved to a new location in Baltimore County after nearly 100 years in the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Fresh off NCAA upset, UMBC athletics see business boost

Six months after the University of Maryland, Baltimore County's historic upset in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the school's athletics department remains abuzz. Ticket sales and sponsorships are soaring at UMBC as the fall sports season gets un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2018

Italy collapse points to difficulties with aging bridges

The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered a feat of engineering innovation when it was built five decades ago, but it came to require constant maintenance over the years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 16th, 2018

Guinness brewery in Maryland attracts 10,000 visitors in first weekend

It's been pretty well established that the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, which opened last week in Baltimore County, hopes to draw in 300,000 visitors during its first year in business. The new brewery found itself 3 percent of the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Michels to put 400 workers in Milwaukee office; Racine County, Chicago, NYC considered

Before deciding to house 400 workers in a new Milwaukee office disclosed Monday, Michels Corp. also considered putting those operations in Chicago, New York City or Yorkville in Racine County. “Why we’re building this campus is we want to attrac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Atlanta restaurant chain Sage Woodfire Tavern files for Chapter 11

The chain operates four locations on Haynes Bridge Road in Alpharetta, on Ashford Dunwoody Road across from Perimeter Mall, on Windy Hill Road in Cobb County, and on Peachtree Road in Buckhead......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

ICE quest for detention sites puts Trump county on tightrope

The Trump administration's expansion of immigration detention has fueled debate in many communities, including places where the president enjoys wide support......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2018

Tradepoint Atlantic to seek $150M TIF for infrastructure at Sparrows Point

The massive redevelopment of the Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County will need up to $150 million in tax increment financing assistance to help build new roads and infrastructure, the developer says. Tradepoint Atlantic officials said they.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

These are the largest chambers of commerce in Greater Baltimore

The Howard County Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in Greater Baltimore, with more than 700 members – from sole proprietors to large international firms. The chamber's top five reasons for doing business in Howard County: a central l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018