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For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Brian Sheavly at 410-313-0721 or at bsheavly@hceda.org.

Digital Pet Care Platform Developer Wins Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award


The Columbia based pet healthcare company VitusVet won “Best Technology Company” at the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards, Thursday night.

CGC Holdings Expands in Howard County, Plans to Add 125 Jobs


CGC Holdings, Inc., a food distribution company in Jessup, Md., recently completed construction and has moved into a new 160,000-square-foot building in Howard County. Located at 7540 Assateague Drive, the new facility contains the company’s headquarters, warehouse, and distribution operations. CGC Holdings currently has 225 full-time employees and anticipates adding an additional 125 new jobs over the next four years.

Howard County Farmers’ Markets Set to Return in May


Howard County is welcoming the summer with the return of its local farmers’ markets. Starting in early May, the county will be hosting farmers’ markets at five different locations, four days a week. Residents and outsiders alike can buy delicious produce, meats, baked-goods and cuisine made right here in Howard County.

Howard County EDA to Receive Inaugural MEDA Transformative Excellence Award


The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) has awarded the Howard County Economic Development Authority its inaugural Transformative Excellence Award for its response to the Ellicott City flood.

Enveil Takes Second Place at RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Competition


Howard County cyber-security startup firm Enveil placed second in this year’s RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Competition on February 13, 2017.

Executive Kittleman announces FY 2018 capital budget initiatives to advance Gateway Innovation District and community services consolidation


County Executive Allan H. Kittleman today announced two important projects to be included in his proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget, which will be presented to the County Council tomorrow.

Historic Ellicott City’s River House Pizza Co. to Open New Location


River House Pizza Co., a Historic Ellicott City wood-fired pizza company and outdoor courtyard dining restaurant, is set to open a second location in the Forest Green Shopping Center along Route 40 in Ellicott City this spring.

Anchor Technologies Inc. relocates to Columbia


Cyber security consulting firm Anchor Technologies Inc. is opening its doors at its new headquarters at 6315 Hillside Court in Columbia.

Registration Opens for Annual Howard County Business Appreciation Week


Registration has officially opened for the 26th annual Business Appreciation Week, the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s yearly initiative designed to connect business owners and entrepreneurs with resources in the county government.

Polymer Safety Barrier Manufacturer A-SAFE Opens Doors in Elkridge


Polymer safety barrier manufacturer A-SAFE Inc. officially unveiled its new 30,000 sq. ft. distribution center with Howard County officials in Elkridge on Wednesday, February 8.