Dr. Anirban Basu's 2016 Economic Summit Presentation

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County plans real estate showcase to pitch properties

Now that Riddle Farm has access to its long-awaited county water and sewer services along the Route 50 corridor, the area can be developed more easily and promoted to the millions of travelers and thousands of locals that pass through the area each year. While the shopping center — already home to Wal-Mart, Home Depot and other early adopters…

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Worcester County Loosens Architecture Rules for Restaurants

The Worcester County Commissioners agreed on a plan Tuesday to loosen restrictions on commercial business, making it easier for signature franchise restaurants like Cracker Barrel or McDonald’s to set up shop. Previous legislation made commercial construction in Worcester County a nightmare, said Mark Cropper, a member of the task force that drafted the new ordinances. “Even if you had a building that…

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Worcester Economic Summit Brings Good News for the County

The Worcester Economic Summit brought news of booming business in Ocean City, and a potentially brighter future for the county as a whole. Hosted at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 14, local politicians, business leaders and economists gathered to evaluate the economy of the county as a whole, as well as its…

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Commissioners Announce New Economic Development Director

The Worcester County Commissioners announce the appointment of Merry Mears as the new Worcester County Economic Development (WCED) director. She stepped into her new role October 21, 2015. Mears brings 15 years of economic and workforce development experience to this new assignment. She joined WCED as the deputy director in 2012. Prior to joining WCED, Mears served in several…

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Worcester Country Economic Development | Maryland

Jill Horner speaks with Meredith Mears, Deputy Director of the Worcester County Economic Development, about the upcoming projects such as, the Excursion Train Project, Sports Arena, the Economic Development in the Town of Snow Hill, and the Worcester County Small Business Technology Incubator.

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Home sales up in all three counties | Worcester County

Berlin, Md. – The latest figures from the Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) reflects great news for the local industry – sales are up in all three counties on the Lower Shore. The impetus behind this surge reflects even better news for local buyers – interest rates for fixed mortgages are down. According to the association’s local market statistics,…

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Money Tour Eastern Shore: $5.5M for small, minority, women, and veteran owned businesses

Information on a new money fund, traditional loans, and other financing options. Meet one-on-one with loan experts to discuss your business financing goals and objectives. EVENT SCHEDULE NETWORKING (lite fare/continental breakfast) MCBIF PRESENTATION WITH Q&A ONE-ON-ONE SESSION WITH MMG (1st come basis) BUSINESS LOAN CASE STUDY – WALK THROUGH THE LOAN PROCESS Sept 17, 2014 | 3PM – 6PM…

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3rd Annual Eastern Shore Business Competition

Enter to win $25,000 cash prize PLUS Go on to the Semi-Finals of InvestMaryland Challenge. Deadline: Friday, October 24, 2014 “It is amazing how valuable the (Eastern Shore) business contest proved to be. The public acclaim, the prize money were nice, but the benefits go on and on.” – Arthur S. Lazerow, board chairman of the 2012 winner Triea…

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