Category Archives: Maryland

Under Armour opening stores at home and abroad.

BALTIMORE — Under Armour has been expanding around the country, and around the world. It recently completed a store in Beijing, China, and is on track to open more than 100 stores, many of those in Asia, in 2015. Building on its reputation as one of the ...

Johns Hopkins expands summer employment program.

BALTIMORE — Johns Hopkins University is expanding its Summer Jobs Program to hire 300 students at the university, hospital and health system. Last summer it employed 200. This year’s cohort is the largest in the 21-year history of the Summer Jobs ...

Novavax has the cure for expansion, job growth.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Vaccine company Novavax has expanded into a larger space and plans to add to its employee count. The Gaithersburg-based company has expanded into a 54,000-square-foot space for research and development of its flu vaccine products. It ...

Maryland casino revenue tops $96 million in May.

BALTIMORE — Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported the state’s five casinos collected $96.3 million in May. The state’s five casinos are Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casi ...

Inner Harbor hotel finishes renovations, adds rooms.

BALTIMORE — The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court hotel in the Inner Harbor recently completed a $10 million renovation and increased its room count. The hotel, 550 Light St., had 195 rooms. After the renovations were completed it now has 203 rooms. The number ...

Shimadzu plans expansion, 25 jobs.

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Shimadzu, a Japanese company, plans to invest in a $20 million facility in Columbia and create 25 jobs. The company already has a presence in Maryland with 200 employees. It plans to build an Innovation Center focu ...

Towson University growing with building expansion.

BALTIMORE — Towson University is growing its athletic facilities by leaps and bounds. The university plans to build a $40 million expansion that will include a fitness center. The project will be a 94,000-square-foot addition to Burdick Hall. It will be ...

Port of Baltimore sets monthly record for March.

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan announced the Port of Baltimore set a monthly record in March with 913,139 tons of cargo passing through the port in Charm City. The previous record was 900,947 tons in April 2014. The port will see additional business with ...

Mortgage Master expands to Rockville.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Mortgage Master has opened its newest branch in Rockville. The national mortgage lender is a division of loanDepot. The Rockville branch is along the Technology Corridor on Interstate 270, Rockville is a suburb of Washington, D.C., with ...

EyeBlack smears on new product line for athletes.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — EyeBlack, the maker of an innovative material that athletes put on their faces to reduce the glare of the sun, has launched a thicker formula specifically for lacrosse players. As a part of the new product line the company has partnered ...

Safeway needs 2,000 employees in mid-Atlantic region.

BALTIMORE — Grocery store chain Safeway is hiring 2,000 summer position in four mid-Atlantic region states including 25 stores in Baltimore. It is the company’s largest hiring blitz in years and Safeway hopes to hire individuals who will stay w ...

Maryland adds a whopping 16,400 jobs.

BALTIMORE — Employment data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics showed Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April. More than 90 percent of those jobs were in the private sector. This is the largest total jobs gain since the Apr ...

Old Line Spirits set to begin distilling in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — Old Line Spirits soon will set sail as one of Baltimore’s first distilleries. It is the dream of former U.S. Navy reservists Mark McLaughlin and Arch Watkins. After the Navy they took jobs in banking and engineering. A passion for whis ...

Pie Five Pizza opens 50th restaurant in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — After debuting in Baltimore last October, Pie Five Pizza opened its 50th store recently in Baltimore. The company has four locations in Maryland. Franchisee Jeff Mengel owns two franchises, including the 50th store. “Pie Five is on fir ...