Located in the McHenry Business Park adjacent to the Garrett County Airport, the MEDCO spec building is now available for lease. The building consists of 20,000 square feet of flex space, and tenants may be able to choose to rent all or part of the space (from 5,000 to 20,000 square feet). There is also planned space onsite for an additional 20,000-square foot building expansion.Learn more.
Meet Connor Norman, Our New Business Development Specialist
We are pleased to announce the hiring of Connor Norman as the new Business Development Specialist for the Department of Business Development. Connor's responsibilities include assisting county businesses with development, expansion, retention, and growth, working with Garrett County's municipalities on local development initiatives, and assisting with the promotion of local businesses and nonprofit organizations.Read more.
Business Spotlight Program Announced
We have launched a new Business Spotlight Program to showcase Garrett County businesses and nonprofit organizations and the services and/or products they each provide. This will be an ongoing economic and business development initiative offered to all Garrett County businesses and nonprofit organizations.Learn more.
Comcast Announces Additional Efforts to Increase Participation in the Affordable Connectivity Program
As the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), and its predecessor the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), approaches, Comcast today announced new developments in its efforts to increase awareness and help people take advantage of the life-changing program that provides $30 each month toward their connectivity needs.Learn more.
New Owners of Verso Luke Mill to Hold Online Equipment/Vehicle Auction
The new owners of the Verso Luke Mill will hold a three-day online equipment/vehicle auction on June 1-3, 2022. The auction will begin at 10:00 a.m. each morning. Auction items can be inspected onsite May 31, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 300 Pratt Street, Luke, Maryland.Learn more.
Oakland Couple Win First Place in Power of Possibilities' Business Plan Competition
Oakland residents Fred and Cindy Bakken, owners of Dunderbakken, were awarded first place with a $1,000 cash prize for their plan to manufacture precision parts, made to customer specifications, using both manual and computerized machining equipment and 3D printing. Second and third place winners, all of Oakland, were Danny and Ingrid Bucci of D&I Lawn and Landscaping and John Fowler for his business plan, Community Benefits Administration LLC. Read more.
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