1700 New Jobs with the Horseshoe Casino

Baltimore is getting its first casino, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is hoping that the 1700 new jobs it will bring will be filled by Baltimoreans. As she said, “We want to give our Baltimore City residents an edge when we’re creating these kinds of opportunities.  I know that’s what the council president wants.  I know […]

Chick-fil-A Comes to Baltimore

If you love Chick-fil-A then get ready to enjoy it in Baltimore. The first city store is scheduled to arrive in April. The construction is already underway at the Canton Crossing shopping center along Boston Street in Southeast Baltimore. The restaurant is expected to employ 80 people. You’ll certainly want to get your place in […]

Baltimore Building Near Federal Hill

South Baltimore is getting a facelift as a local development group has announced plans to convert an old warehouse into 60 upscale apartments. This joint venture, between Poverni Ventures LLC and Management Restoration Service LLC, will include spending about $10 million to turn the building into Heath Street Lofts. Construction is set to begin in […]

Baltimore Business Journal Honoring Outstanding Directors

Be part of the excitement at the Four Seasons Baltimore when the Baltimore Business Journal recognizes the 2014 Outstanding Directors. This black-tie VIP reception will honor board directors who have given exceptional service to boards and companies that they serve. The event will take place on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 6-9 pm at the […]

Education Tech Company Relocates from NY to Baltimore

In an interesting move, Citelighter is moving from New York to Baltimore and joining a growing group of education technology companies. Saad Alam, the education tech company’s CEO and the co-founder already made the move in October. The other five New York employees will be following him to Baltimore in either February or March. Alam […]

New Entrepreneurship Position at Towson University

Towson University has created a fascinating new role at their school – director of entrepreneurship. Spearheading the plan is Frank Bonsal III, who has been leading their business incubator. Now, his new job will include leading the university’s TowsonGlobal business incubator and trying to grow entrepreneurship efforts at the university. In a statement, the university […]

Forbes List of Best States for Business in the US

Every year, Forbes puts out a list that shows the best states in the US for business. This year, Maryland ranked number 18, down two spots from 2012. Maryland ranks ahead of Oregon, which was 19th, and just behind Kansas, with was 17th. As Forbes explained,  “Our study looks at six important factors for businesses: […]

Conscious Venture Lab Forming in Howard County

Howard County is thinking about the future. And they are doing so by creating a new incubator that would help companies with a socially conscious focus to develop and grow. The new program is called the Conscious Venture Lab. It’s a partnership between Howard County and the Porter Group LLC which is based in New […]