Celebrate National Travel +Tourism Week with Visit Baltimore

Celebrate National Travel +Tourism Week, May 6-10, 2019, with Visit Baltimore to highlight ways the hospitality community can come together to showcase how #TravelMatters. Check out the following National Travel and + Tourism Week events: Monday, May 6 – Advocacy Day at City Hall. Join industry leaders as we unveil a special Tourism Matters campaign and celebrate the passage of the Baltimore Tourism Improvement District through City Council. Can’t join … Continue reading

Marian Hwang of Miles & Stockbridge honored with Distinguished Women’s Award from Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Miles & Stockbridge is pleased to announce that Marian Hwang, a Principal and environmental lawyer at the firm, has been recognized by the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM) as one of five local women leaders honored for their exemplary professional accomplishments and community contributions. Now in its 39th year, GSCM’s Distinguished Women’s Award Celebration honors local businesswomen who reflect the attributes that Girl Scouting aspires to instill in every girl.  Proceeds from … Continue reading

United Way of Central Maryland presents Women United Self Defense Class on May 23

Join the United Way of Central Maryland for a Women United Self Defense Class, a special interactive program focusing on key areas of self-defense: stance, foot movement, blocking, striking, releases and escapes and ground defense, depending on time. The instructor will provide pads allowing everyone a chance to practice these skills to help build confidence and be more empowered. If you go: When: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019 Where: Chesapeake Arts … Continue reading

Prominent real estate lawyer Stuart Resnick joins Kramon & Graham

Veteran real estate attorney Stuart Resnick has joined Kramon & Graham as Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate and Transactions practice groups. Known for his meticulous attention to detail in complicated and significant real estate transactions, Resnick has more than three decades of experience handling transactions for many of the region’s most prominent builders and developers. “Stuart is an excellent attorney with a stellar reputation,” said real estate principal … Continue reading

Merritt Properties reports largest number of new leases and renewals in five years

Merritt Properties, a full-service commercial real estate and property management firm with locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, ended 2018 with 175 new lease transactions totaling 1.5 million square feet and 284 renewal deals totaling 2.9 million square feet. This activity marks the company’s highest numbers in five years and includes bulk, light industrial, office and retail product. Southwest Baltimore and the BWI corridor saw the largest amount of leasing … Continue reading

Whiteford named Maryland Law Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation has once again named Whiteford, Taylor & Preston “Maryland Law Firm of the Year.” In making the award, the second time the firm has been honored in the past four years, Benchmark Litigation cited the firm’s “excellence in litigation skills and experience.” In addition, Benchmark Litigation has named the following lawyers “Local Litigation Stars” in Maryland: Edward Buxbaum: General commercial, personal injury, and professional liability Kevin Hroblak: Bankruptcy, … Continue reading

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC welcomes Dennis Boyle

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC is pleased to announce that Dennis Boyle has joined their brokerage division as Vice President. Boyle will be located in the firm’s headquarter location in Lutherville and will specialize in the sale and leasing of all asset classes throughout Central Maryland focusing on Carroll, Frederick and Howard Counties. Starting his commercial real estate career more than 20 years ago, Boyle worked with Lee & … Continue reading

BBJ: The Takeaway: Vehicles for Change keeps on rolling with program expansions

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on www.bizjournals.com in February 2019. By Jessica Iannetta Martin Schwartz started his career in athletics, doing fundraising and marketing for local high schools and colleges. In 1999,he brought those skills to the nonprofit world when he became the president of Vehicles for Change, which provides cars to low-income families and trains ex-offenders to be auto mechanics. As the organization marks its 20th year, Schwartz is looking … Continue reading

Helping Up Mission partners with GBMC to offer primary care

Editor’s note: The following article appeared on bizjournals.com on March 25, 2019. By Morgan Eichensehr As Helping Up Mission Inc. expands to serve more homeless and drug-addicted Baltimoreans in Jonestown, the nonprofit is increasing onsite access to medical care through a partnership with Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Helping Up Mission has been working on a multi-building expansion project along the 1000 block of East Baltimore Street. CEO Robert Gehman said the organization currently serves … Continue reading