Montgomery County Economic Development

March 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Rockville’s Shop Local Supports Female Entrepreneurs

Rockville’s Shop Local hosts start-up businesses at no cost and provides services to help women grow their businesses. Created in May 2019 as a pop-up store, Shop Local is sponsored by the Maryland Women’s Business Center and has launched a variety of successful small businesses at the Rockville Town Square. Currently, Shop Local’s list of […]

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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Honored by Latin American Youth Center

Councilmember Nancy Navarro was honored on Wednesday by the Latin American Youth Center for her hard work and leadership on issues including immigration, healthcare, civil rights, education, racial equity and social justice. LAYC is an organization based out of Washington D.C. focused on empowering a diverse population of youth in order to successful transition them to […]

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April 20, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Council Introduces Legislation to Provide Grants for PPE, Masks

The Montgomery County Council introduced legislation to fund two programs aimed at providing the community with opportunities to purchase and procure face coverings on April 16. The two programs would provide a total of $350,000 to purchase the masks for local businesses and residents, according to a press release from the county council. The first […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Bob Sonawane, Joy Hall, Lynne Stein Benzion, and Pamela Lee. Mooers and the panel discuss the Flint water crisis with Bob Sonawane, the importance of dental health with Joy Hall from CCI Health and Wellness Services, the new Montgomery County Economic […]

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September 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 13th, in Montgomery County: 1. Dedication Ceremony: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to help dedicate a portion of Georgia Avenue (Route 97) in honor of fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta this afternoon. 2. Hard Hat Tour: MyMCMedia is going behind the scenes of the […]

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November 23, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett Economic Agenda Progress News Conference (VIDEO)

At a news conference earlier today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett provided updates on his economic agenda. Officials including Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Floreen also joined Leggett along with Chair of the newly formed Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation Bob Buchanan, and Chair of WorkSource Montgomery Inc., Donna Cooper. Leggett said that “significant progress” has […]

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August 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

Bethesda Named Eighth Best Small City to Start a Business

Bethesda has made into the “richest small city in America,” and “snobbiest small cities in America.” Now, the city made into the “best small city to start a business in America,” according to NerdWallet, a consumer finance website. The study was conducted to find the top U.S. small cities to start a business – and Bethesda […]

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February 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Susan Prince on the Importance of the Life Sciences Impact Grants (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development’s Susan Prince talks about the importance of the new Life Sciences Impact Grants. The program, introduced in December 2014, was created to provide financial assistance to life sciences employers to retain jobs and stimulate the organic growth of the life sciences industry in Montgomery County.

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February 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Eight Montgomery County Companies Named Life Science Impact Grant Award Winners

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development announced the recipients of the 2015 Life Sciences Impact Grant Awards. The program, introduced in December 2014, was created to provide financial assistance to life sciences employers to retain jobs and stimulate the organic growth of the life sciences industry in Montgomery County. “The County is committed to […]

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March 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Steve Silverman on Real Estate Outlook (Video)

Montgomery County’s Economic Development Director, Steve Silverman, recently addressed the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board and provided a realistic, if somewhat “gloomy,” description of the commercial and residential real estate market in Montgomery County. Highlights included the 14% vacancy rate in newer commercial properties (Class A), little prospect for growth in development of commercial office […]

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