In Business

IN BUSINESS

March 17, 2007

Acquisitions

Phillips Edison & Co, a Baltimore real estate development, management and leasing company, purchased Quincy Plaza, a 137,696-square-foot strip shopping center in Quincy, Iowa.

Alliances

Crosby New Home Sales & Marketing, an Easton-based provider of sales and marketing services to residential builders and developers, formed a strategic alliance with Sheldon Good & Co., a national real estate auction company.

Contracts

The U.S. General Services Administration awarded Glen Burnie-based Vision Technologies Inc. a governmentwide acquisition contract. The pact is for five years with a five-year option.

Tiburon, a unit of Annapolis- headquartered CompuDyne Corp., won contracts to provide Arlington County, Va., with a new computer-aided dispatch system and Boulder, Colo., with a new public safety records management system.

Kudos

Bert J. Hash Jr., chief executive officer of the Municipal Employee Credit Union of Baltimore, was named CEO of the Year by Credit Union Times.

Dan Goldstein, a partner with the Baltimore law firm of Brown, Goldstein & Levy, was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Media news

WBAL-TV 11 was presented with a Walter Cronkite Award for excellence in television political journalism by the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. WBAL was cited for its report on loopholes in campaign finance rules.

New business

Performance Cruising Inc. of Annapolis formed Performance Cruising International to manage the sales and distribution of Gemini and Telstar watercraft in England and Europe.

Openings

Celebree Learning Centers opened its 15th child care location at 2312 Bel Air Road in Fallston.

Stephen James Associates, a Maryland-based national recruiting firm, opened new offices in Rockville and in Reston, Va.

Stock brokerage Ryan Beck & Co., a Stifel Financial company, opened a new office on Main Street in Bel Air.

Organizations

Anne Arundel Tech Council named Robert S. Collins, a partner with law firm Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, to its board of directors.

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