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By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | October 21, 2010
The developer of a Wegmans Food Markets in Abingdon has received a $7 million federal stimulus bond loan to be used towards construction. The Harford County Council voted to approve the loan for Box Hill FC, LLC earlier this week. The 144,000-square-foot Wegmans will be the anchor of a retail and office center planned for the intersection of Box Hill Corporate Drive and Woodsdale Road near I-95 in Harford County. It is slated to open next year, with construction to begin this month.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | January 6, 2012
Wegmans Food Markets has started hiring to fill about 250 full-time jobs for its new Columbia supermarket, which is set to open in mid-June, Wegmans announced Thursday. The grocer plans to hire 700 people total, including part-time workers, to staff the 145,000-square-foot store at Snowden River Parkway and McGaw Road. It will be the fifth location in Maryland for the 79-store chain. Jobs will be available for cashiers and entry-level managers, as well as in the customer service and culinary and restaurant areas.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | January 6, 2012
Wegmans Food Markets has started hiring to fill about 250 full-time jobs for its new Columbia supermarket, which is set to open in mid-June, Wegmans announced Thursday. The grocer plans to hire 700 people total, including part-time workers, to staff the 145,000-square-foot store at Snowden River Parkway and McGaw Road. It will be the fifth location in Maryland for the 79-store chain. Jobs will be available for cashiers and entry-level managers, as well as in the customer service and culinary and restaurant areas.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2011
Wegmans Food Markets will build its second Baltimore County store at the site of the Solo Cup property in Owings Mills, anchoring an upscale development that's set to replace the old manufacturing site. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Monday that developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial had signed a lease with the Rochester, N.Y.-based grocery company. The store will be the centerpiece of a retail center called Foundry Row. Greenberg Gibbons also owns Hunt Valley Town Centre, where Wegmans opened its first Maryland store in 2005.
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August 1, 2011
With 350 part-time positions to fill, the new 130,000-square-foot Wegmans in Abingdon is swinging into high gear when it comes to hiring. The store will open on Sept. 18. Applications must be submitted on-line at http://www.wegmans.com . Click on 'Careers'. Full-time hiring began earlier this year. "We've had an excellent pool of local prospects to draw from," says store manager Al Jackson. "Of 600 total hires, about 85 percent will come from Harford and Baltimore counties.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2011
Wegmans Food Markets will build its second Baltimore County store at the site of the Solo Cup property in Owings Mills, anchoring an upscale development that's set to replace the old manufacturing site. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Monday that developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial had signed a lease with the Rochester, N.Y.-based grocery company. The store will be the centerpiece of a retail center called Foundry Row. Greenberg Gibbons also owns Hunt Valley Town Centre, where Wegmans opened its first Maryland store in 2005.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2011
Retailers Kohl's Corp. and Wegmans Food Markets announced plans Tuesday to start hiring workers for new locations in Harford County that will create 1,800 jobs. Kohl's plans to open a distribution center in July in Edgewood that will employ 1,200 workers by 2014. The facility on Trimble Road, which Kohl's purchased, will fulfill online orders. The department store operator anticipates employing more than 200 full- and part-time workers when the center opens, with hiring for hourly and management positions beginning this month.
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By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,andrea.walker@baltsun.com | June 18, 2009
In one of the most challenging times for supermarkets in many years, price played an important role in how well area grocery stores performed last year, according to an annual survey released by trade publication Food World. Giant Food gained market share in the Baltimore region for the first time in six years, appealing to shoppers with lower prices and other things such as renovated stores. Giant's share of the market increased to 27.58 percent in the 12-month period that ended March 31, from 27.48 percent the previous year, according to the publication.
NEWS
June 13, 2007
THE ISSUE: Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has submitted site plans for a 160,000- square-foot store that could open as early as 2009 at Snowden River Parkway and McGaw Road. Are you happy to see this mega-supermarket coming to Howard County? YOUR VIEW: Send e-mail responses by tomorrow to howard.speakout@baltsun. com. A selection of responses will be published Sunday. Please keep your responses short and include your name, address and telephone number. Addresses and phone numbers will not be published.
NEWS
June 10, 2007
I am one of the hundreds of individuals who actively support, and have supported, the involvement of Howard Community College at the Belmont Inn and Conference Center. I was so pleased to see County Executive [Ken] Ulman and the County Council show the confidence in HCC to be the steward of this Howard County treasure. Over the last two years, people from so many segments of the county have stepped forward to show their support for HCC: restaurateurs, hoteliers, leaders of large and small businesses, the Howard Chamber of Commerce, tourism officials, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, students and their parents, and concerned citizens of all kinds.
EXPLORE
August 1, 2011
With 350 part-time positions to fill, the new 130,000-square-foot Wegmans in Abingdon is swinging into high gear when it comes to hiring. The store will open on Sept. 18. Applications must be submitted on-line at http://www.wegmans.com . Click on 'Careers'. Full-time hiring began earlier this year. "We've had an excellent pool of local prospects to draw from," says store manager Al Jackson. "Of 600 total hires, about 85 percent will come from Harford and Baltimore counties.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2011
Retailers Kohl's Corp. and Wegmans Food Markets announced plans Tuesday to start hiring workers for new locations in Harford County that will create 1,800 jobs. Kohl's plans to open a distribution center in July in Edgewood that will employ 1,200 workers by 2014. The facility on Trimble Road, which Kohl's purchased, will fulfill online orders. The department store operator anticipates employing more than 200 full- and part-time workers when the center opens, with hiring for hourly and management positions beginning this month.
BUSINESS
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | October 21, 2010
The developer of a Wegmans Food Markets in Abingdon has received a $7 million federal stimulus bond loan to be used towards construction. The Harford County Council voted to approve the loan for Box Hill FC, LLC earlier this week. The 144,000-square-foot Wegmans will be the anchor of a retail and office center planned for the intersection of Box Hill Corporate Drive and Woodsdale Road near I-95 in Harford County. It is slated to open next year, with construction to begin this month.
BUSINESS
By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,andrea.walker@baltsun.com | June 18, 2009
In one of the most challenging times for supermarkets in many years, price played an important role in how well area grocery stores performed last year, according to an annual survey released by trade publication Food World. Giant Food gained market share in the Baltimore region for the first time in six years, appealing to shoppers with lower prices and other things such as renovated stores. Giant's share of the market increased to 27.58 percent in the 12-month period that ended March 31, from 27.48 percent the previous year, according to the publication.
BUSINESS
By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | December 12, 2011
A commercial furniture company has bought a former manufacturing site near the intersection of Painters Mill and Reisterstown roads in Owings Mills and hopes to be part of revitalization efforts in the area. Douron Commercial Interiors plans to move its corporate headquarters to the site at 10 Painters Mill Road toward the end of 2012, Ron Hux, president and owner, said Monday. The 100,000-square-foot building is on 7.5 acres. Douron purchased the property for $2.8 million, Hux said.
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