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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,SUN STAFF | August 23, 1996
To improve Maryland's air quality, the Maryland Department of Transportation gave more than $300,000 to Anne Arundel and Howard counties yesterday for a regional commuter shuttle to help people travel between the BWI Business District and Howard County.Under the department's Transportation Emissions Reduction Pilot (TERP) grants program, the one-year pilot shuttle program will provide free service for residents and workers between BWI and Howard during morning and evening rush hours.The program "reduces the amount of emissions and it also reduces congestion on the highways," said Neil Shpritz, executive director for the BWI Partnership.
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BUSINESS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | November 19, 1998
A local commercial real estate group named the 30-story Alex. Brown Building as the top downtown office building during an awards ceremony last night.The Building Owners and Managers Association based the award on the 475,000-square-foot building's management and operation. The 1 South St. building, managed by Cushman & Wakefield Inc. and completed in 1992, was purchased last month by a Philadelphia company for roughly $85 million.BOMA also presented Building of the Year awards to 11 other commercial properties.
NEWS
May 25, 1993
Company gets OK to build McDonald's in industrial parkA county zoning official has cleared the way for a new McDonald's on the site of an old automobile rental, storage and maintenance business in a Linthicum industrial park.An administrative hearing officer approved American Touresort Inc.'s plan to tear down a building on the south side of Elkridge Landing Road, south of West Nursery Road, and build a fast-food restaurant.Robert C. Wilcox approved a special zoning exception, noting that Airport Square Industrial Park would offer a built-in market.
BUSINESS
By Ted Shelsby | March 15, 1991
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has broken ground for two office buildings in northern Anne Arundel County, one of which is serve as the new corporate headquarters of its Electronic Systems Group.The Pittsburgh-based conglomerate announced plans last spring for the development of a 30-acre tract near Nursery and Winterson roads, adjacent to its Advanced Technologies Laboratories in Linthicum, but decided recently to shift the headquarters of its Electronic Systems Group (ESG) into the facilities, a Westinghouse spokesman, Jack Martin, said yesterday.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | December 17, 1990
Office vacancies, which have jumped in the county because of the mid- to late-1980s building boom coupled with this year's recession, won't fill up any time soon and might even increase by year's end, commercial real estate agents predict.Agents and developers expect the county's commercial building slowdown to continue for at least a year, especially in new, speculative office buildings, while the market absorbs available space.Some builders have continued developing office parks at scattered sites, while others plan to start filling a growing need for warehouses.
NEWS
By Rosalie M. Falter | August 4, 1992
"Buy me a bushel of steamed crabs, Mom, I'm being sent home on business."These were some of the first words I heard from my son, Mark, when he called from Italy last week.He has been working in Naples the past four years as a civilian employee for the Navy, and this is his first trip home.Fortunately for him, it's the middle of summer and crab season.He will tell you the food is fabulous in Italy, with pasta fixed in many delicious ways, fresh vegetables and abundant seafood -- but no Chesapeake blue crabs.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,Staff Writer | July 16, 1992
Commercial leasing near Baltimore-Washington International Airport should start to pick up after hitting an all-time low, a commercial real estate firm reports.In a survey of the Baltimore area, CB Commercial Real Estate Group Inc. found that vacancies near BWI rose from 20.2 percent to 25.3 percent during the first half of the year.The high vacancy rate can be attributed, for the most part, to just one tenant, said Gary G. Dewey, senior vice president of the leasing and management company.
NEWS
July 31, 2000
Defibrillators being installed at main terminal In an effort to provide life-saving treatment to people in cardiac arrest, 30 automated defibrillators (ADE) are being installed by tomorrow in the Baltimore-Washington International Airport terminal. Three others will be in the general aviation facility and two more in the Maryland Aviation Administration offices, 901 Airport Square on Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum. The defibrillators are laptop-sized devices, used to shock the heart back into its normal rhythm.
NEWS
By Jill L. Zarend and Jill L. Zarend,Staff writer | December 17, 1991
Peggy Vick of the Salvation Army says she's is "thrilled with the response" she has gotten from the business community this holiday season."The neat thing that has happened this year is that corporations are realizing that the business sector is helping the non-profit sector," she said."
NEWS
By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff writer | December 21, 1992
County children in foster homes, shelters and other "homes away from home" are celebrating this holiday season with the help of county employees and the Angel Tree program.The 6-year-old countywide program provides Christmas gifts for needy children. Thirty Christmas trees decorated with angels -- each bearing a child's name -- are placed in county offices. Employees pick an angel from the tree, then buy a gift for the child.The county Police Department, for example, has six trees, one in each district station, the Millersville headquarters and the Criminal Investigation Division in Crownsville, said department coordinator Nancy Silwick.
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