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The Founder of Under Armour's Master Plan to Bring Manufacturing Back to America's Cities -
Kevin Plank made a fortune from manufacturing. Now he wants to seed his adopted hometown of Baltimore with manufacturers, replacing urban blight with a city of makers.
this-week-384  Around-the-web  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  baltimore  manufacturing  urban-revitalization  jobs  economic-development  cities 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Under Armour debuts ‘made in the U.S.’ gear - and tests what we think we know about manufacturing in America - The Washington Post
They are the first batch of clothing to be made at UA Lighthouse, a sprawling Under Armour facility that opened this summer in Baltimore. A 35,000-square-foot design and product development hub, it is an anchor of Under Armour’s attempt to figure out how to make clothing in the United States — an unusual venture in an industry where manufacturing has largely been done overseas for a generation. About 97 percent of clothing sold in the United States is imported, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association.
apparel  u.s.-manufacturing  backshoring  baltimore  maryland  Around-the-web  this-week-375 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Greater Washington Partnership brings together CEOs from Baltimore to Richmond - Baltimore Sun
A group of 17 CEOs from enterprises stretching from Baltimore to Washington and Richmond are creating an organization to promote the region's strengths and work toward shared interests in infrastructure, jobs and economic development.
economic-development  site-selection  this-week-372  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  maryland  Washington-DC  mid-atlantic  jobs  baltimore  richmond 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Small Factories Emerge as a Weapon in the Fight Against Poverty - The New York Times
But his success is also because of the unlikely survival of Marlin Steel, a rare breed: the urban industrial manufacturer.
urban-revitalization  micro-factories  small-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-369  baltimore  maryland 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Under Armour Plans Distribution Hub-Warehouse In Baltimore County, Maryland - Area Development
Under Armour, an originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, plans to open a 1.3 million square-foot distribution and warehouse facility at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County, Maryland. The facility is part of the Tradepoint Atlantic redevelopment project.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  baltimore  maryland  mid-atlantic  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  retail  ecommerce  logistics 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Millennials Bring New Life to Some Rust Belt Cities - STATELINE - The Pew Charitable Trusts
BALTIMORE — Educated millennials are transforming some neighborhoods in several Rust Belt cities like this one, where old flour and textile mills are being converted to apartments and faded industrial districts have become thriving enclaves with colorful street life.
demographics  baltimore  Metros  urban-revitalization  rust-belt  Around-the-web  this-week-359  adaptive-re-use  sfp-insider-5-24-2018 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Marlin Steel Enhances Automation At Manufacturing Plant In Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development
Custom steel wire form manufacturer Marlin Steel is enhancing its production center in Baltimore, Maryland. The company will install another new piece of manufacturing automation to their factory floor.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  baltimore  maryland  mid-atlantic  steel-industry  manufacturing  automation 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Under Armour-UA Lighthouse Opens Baltimore, Maryland, Center For Manufacturing-Design - Area Development
Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, along with UA Lighthouse, opened a new 35,000 square foot center for manufacturing and design innovation in City Garage in South Baltimore, Maryland.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  apparel  manufacturing  innovation  baltimore 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
PathSenors Relocates To Columbus Center In Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development
PathSensors, Inc., a leading biotechnology and environmental testing company, relocated to the Columbus Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  biotech  bioscience  baltimore 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Under Armour unveils plans for new Port Covington headquarters - Baltimore Sun
The project at the heart of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's multibillion-dollar redevelopment in South Baltimore came into focus Thursday as the athletic apparel brand unveiled plans for its new Port Covington headquarters — a sprawling waterfront campus featuring three skyscrapers and a small stadium.
this-week-340  Around-the-web  Matt  baltimore  maryland  mid-atlantic  headquarters 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
FedEx Ground Plans Distribution Hub In Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development
FedEx Ground, the small-package ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp., plans to locate a new 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at the new Tradepoint Atlantic global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore, Maryland.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  baltimore  maryland  mid-atlantic  fedex  logistics  distribution-facility  distribution  distribution-centers  supply-chain  ecommerce  transportation  manufacturing 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
The East Coast City That's Becoming a Surprising Hub for Tech Startups -
Baltimore, by a curious mixture of geographic positioning, educated talent, proximity to pork, and determined capital, is poised to become a crucial part of the East Coast technology cluster.
innovation-hubs  Metros  baltimore  maryland  regional-reports  high-tech  skilled-labor  Around-the-web  this-week-336 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Under Armour planning to make 'local for local,' starting at Port Covington - Baltimore Sun
Is “UA Made In The USA” a possibility? There have been hints that something like this is being considered for UA’s future campus at Port Covington, but a direct answer to the question has not been forthcoming. Until now.

Turns out, the sports apparel company, on pace for at least $4 billion in sales this year, is moving in the direction of developing a manufacturing process here in 2016 under a concept CEO Kevin Plank (Baltimore’s Bruce Wayne) calls “build local-for-local.”
baltimore  u.s.-manufacturing  apparel  underarmour  this-week-324  Around-the-web  corporate-headquarters 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Woodgrain Millwork Plans Baltimore City, Maryland, Distribution Center - Area Development
Woodgrain Millwork, one of the largest millwork operations in the country, will open a new distribution center near Montgomery Park on Washington Boulevard in Baltimore City, Maryland. A manufacturer of mouldings and turnings, the company plans to hire 65 associates over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  distribution-facility  wood-products  baltimore  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Case Mason Consolidates Manufacturing-Production In Baltimore, Maryland, Hub - Area Development
Case Mason, a leading provider of contract manufacturing and packaging services for consumer brands, completed a consolidation of all of its production capabilities to a 150,000 square foot facility located in Baltimore, Maryland.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  baltimore  manufacturing  consumer-goods 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Marlin Steel Expands Baltimore, Maryland, Facilities by 53% - Area Development
Manufacturing company Marlin Steel plans a 53 percent expansion to its production factory in Baltimore, Maryland. Company officials said in addition to expanding the factory floor, Marlin has begun preparations to install new equipment to be added with an overhaul of the power supply lines going to the factory floor, increasing the power supply sevenfold.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  mid-atlantic  baltimore  manufacturing  maryland 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Marlin Steel Wire Products Upgrades Its Baltimore, Maryland, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Marlin Steel Wire Products, a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered products from steel wire and sheet metal, will upgrade its Baltimore, Maryland, facility by purchasing new equipment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  steel-industry  baltimore  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Northrop Grumman Corporation Starts Construction On $20 Million Baltimore, Maryland, Space Assembly And Test Facility - Area Development
Northrop Grumman Corporation started construction on a new $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test facility adjacent to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The 25,000-square-foot building is designed to handle space payload integration programs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  maryland  baltimore  mid-atlantic  aerospace  northrop-grumman 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Amazon Plans Fulfillment Center In Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development Online plans to open a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Baltimore, Maryland, which is expected to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs. At the facility, Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship books, electronics and consumer goods.
electronics-industry  jobs  baltimore  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  matt  amazon 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
First National Bank To Establish Regional Headquarters In Downtown Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development Online
First National Bank will establish a new regional headquarters in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. FNB will occupy more than 11,000 square feet of office space at 300 E. Lombard Street in a building renamed for the financial institution. The location is expected to be ready for occupancy before the end of 2013.
financial-industry  baltimore  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
InvestMaryland Program Invests In Silver Springs And Baltimore Tech Start-Up Firms - Area Development Online
Two Maryland tech companies, Silver Springs-based ReelGenie in and Baltimore-based SocialToaster, received investments totaling $350,000 through the State’s InvestMaryland program, created by Governor Martin O’Malley and the state’s General Assembly to make venture capital investments in promising startups in high-tech, high-growth fields.
technology  venturecapital  baltimore  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  tech  investmaryland  startup  matt  entrepreneurship 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
The rise of the rest: Startups look beyond Silicon Valley - bmore
Forbes magazine recently ranked Greater Baltimore No. 4 on its list of “new tech hot spots." Washington, D.C., metropolitan area got the top spot, followed by Riverside-San Bernadino, Calif., and San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas.
innovation-hubs  silicon-valley  around-the-web  metros  baltimore  high-tech  this-week-218  industry-clusters 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Expedient Plans Owings Mills, Maryland Data Center - Area Development Online
Expedient, a provider of Data Center Colocation and Managed Hosting Services will open a new data center in Owings Mills, Maryland. The addition of the Owings Mills facility comes on the heels of last year's major expansion at its TidePoint Data Center, located on Under Armour's Baltimore City campus.
baltimore  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  matt  data-centers 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
General Motors Begins Manufacturing Electric Vehicle Motors At Its White Marsh, Maryland, Production Plant - Area Development Online
General Motors is now manufacturing electric vehicle motors and drive units for its new Chevrolet Spark EV at its Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Maryland.
manufacturing  gm  general-motors  baltimore  production-facility  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Cambridge Innovation Center to Expand in Baltimore, Other Cities - Xconomy
The Cambridge Innovation Center, a longtime fixture of the Boston-area startup scene, is expanding its entrepreneur-friendly office space business to new cities—just as it continues to build a larger footprint in its hometown.
innovation-hubs  boston  around-the-web  baltimore  this-week-203  business-incubators  co-location 
february 2013 by areadevelopment

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