Business Notes


July 03, 2005

Seminars set on starting careers in real estate

Long & Foster Realtors will hold seminars on "A Career in Real Estate."

Topics will include how to get started, training costs and the benefits of a real estate career. Seminars are free, but reservations are advised.

Seminars will be offered:

Tuesday: 6 p.m., Deale office, 5544 Muddy Creek Road, West River, 410-867-1000.

July 18: 6 p.m., Pasadena office, 4100 D Mountain Road, 410-437-9000.

Chamber slates activities in Baltimore-D.C. area

The Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce has announced the following activities.

July 13: Techniques and Ideas for Professional Salespeople at 8:30 a.m. at the BWCC office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel. The topic will be creating sales ideas. Free to members, $20 for nonmembers. Reservations: 301-725-4000, or 410-792-9714.

July 14: A Membership 101 program for those who want to learn to maximize their membership will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the BWCC office. Free to members, but registration is required.

July 19: Power networking breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road. The cost is $20 in advance or $30 at the door. A literature table, presentations and door prizes will be included.

Information: 410-792-9714, or 301-725-4000, ext. 102.

Day on the Bay patrons will cruise to Rock Hall

Annapolis Tours & Watermark Cruises will hold a Day on the Bay Cruise to Rock Hall, a waterfront town on the Eastern Shore, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15.

Patrons will cruise to Rock Hall and have time for lunch, shopping and sightseeing.

Tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for children to age 11. The price includes a trolley ticket.

Information: 410-268-7601, ext. 110.

4 new companies join CIC, Arundel business incubator

Four new companies have joined the Chesapeake Innovation Center, and three more have signed on as sponsors to Anne Arundel County's business incubator, which focuses on homeland security.

The new companies are:

Bridgeborn, a developer of 3-D visual analytic tools that power business intelligence and decision support.

BeCrypt, the United Kingdom's largest encryption specialist.

Comprehensive Intelligence Technology Training, a key provider of services and technologies to the U.S. intelligence community.

Red Cell Associates Inc., a terrorism risk mitigation firm.

The new sponsors are:

Trident Global Partners LLC, an independent transportation consulting firm based in Annapolis.

Harbor Point Resources, a professional staffing agency.

CB Richard Ellis, a Fortune 1000 company with headquarters in Los Angeles, a commercial real estate services firm.

A public-private partnership initiated by Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., the CIC uses entrepreneurship to enhance the nation's technological edge.

Lancelotta breaks ground for Parkside condo project

Lancelotta Real Estate recently broke ground for the 129,500-square-foot Parkside warehouse condominium project at Patapsco Valley Industrial Park.

Individual units will range in size from 1,875 square feet to 53,750 square feet.

The industrial park is close to U.S. 1, Route 100, Interstate 95 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Forty percent of the units have been reserved.

Allstate Insurance opens new office in Millersville

Allstate Insurance Co. has announced the opening of a new office, owned and operated by Tina Passmore, at 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 9, in Millersville.

Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, with Saturday hours by appointment.

Spa opens at Gold's Gym in Marley Station mall

Destination Relaxation, a chain of mini-spas, has opened a new location at Gold's Gym in Marley Station mall.

The spa features a boutique, manicure and pedicure area, esthetician services and massage.

The chain has another location at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Information: 410-553-9075.

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