Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Michele Haltmeyer at mhaltmeyer@hceda.org.

  • HCEDA Releases Economic Assessment Regarding Howard County (APFO) Legislation

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    In preparation for the January 16th Public Hearing on the proposed Howard County Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) legislation, also known as CB01-2018, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is releasing an independent high-level assessment of the possible impact of CB01-2018. One of roles the HCEDA plays in the community is to provide research […]
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  • A Message from Lawrence F. Twele, CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    Even though 2018 has only just begun, we at the Howard County Economic Development Authority are already hard at work and excited about what the upcoming year will bring. This excitement stems from the continued growth and prosperity of the economy from the previous year and from the big initiatives and projects coming during the […]
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  • Rt. 1 Continues to See Increased Investment

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    For more than a decade the calls for redevelopment have echoed throughout the Rt. 1 corridor. Plans have emerged, ideas have been tried, and slow methodical progress has been made. What has remained consistent through all this process is that Rt. 1 continues to be a tough nut to crack. Like other projects in the […]
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  • VitusVet relocates to Howard County Innovation Center at Gateway, expands veterinary platform

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    VitusVet, is relocating from the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) into the future location of the Howard County Innovation Center, inside the Columbia Gateway Innovation District. The company has resided in the MCE since May 2015 and expanded into a new space following a period of rapid growth. “Our county is home to many out-of-the-box […]
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  • Tenable Plans Major Headquarters Expansion

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Tenable™, Inc., one of the nation’s fastest-growing cybersecurity software companies, is planning a major expansion at its corporate headquarters in Howard County to accommodate its rapid growth. The company plans to occupy 150,000 square feet of Class A office space at the Crescent Development, located on Little Patuxent and Broken Land Parkways in downtown Columbia, […]
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  • Online Platform for Ecommerce Distribution, Zentail, Expands from the MCE

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Zentail, an e-commerce insights platform, has graduated from the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) into their own office space in Columbia on Alexander Bell Drive. “The MCE was really good to us as we needed office space quickly, and supplied us with everything we needed fast,” said Daniel Sugarman, CEO for Zentail. “We knew we […]
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  • Economic Development officials secure business deals for county on trade mission

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Howard County Economic Development officials and County Executive Allan H. Kittleman wrapped up a successful trade mission to Europe on Friday, securing another deal by reaching an agreement with Fraunhofer, headquartered in Munich, Germany. Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, will work with the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) to open a Fraunhofer USA […]
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  • Howard County Selected as Location for North American HQ for BTS Bioenergy

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman joined BTS Bioenergy officials in Verona, Italy today to announce the establishment of the company’s North American headquarters and the planned development of two bio-digestion recycling facilities in Howard County. Kittleman and BTS Bioenergy entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]
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  • Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Software Development company, TeamWorx Security

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    TeamWorx Security, a software development company, has relocated to the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) business incubator, the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE). TeamWorx Security delivers advanced technical solutions focusing on applying machine learning to advance the cyber situational awareness mission across the Department of Defense. “We are excited to have TeamWorx Security join […]
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  • HCEDA Staff Receive SCORE Advocate Award

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Two staff members from the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship have received the Advocate/Supporter award for SCORE, Counsellors to America’s Small Businesses. Rita Anderson and Deborah Leake were this year’s winning nominations for demonstrating consistent and outstanding leadership to the Howard County community through their invaluable support to clients. SCORE is […]
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