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Baltimore County Department of Economic & Workforce Development What makes Baltimore County special? Everything.

altimore County is Maryland’s second- largest county, offer- ing a convenient, comfortable blend of historic neighbor- hoods, waterfront living, rural landscapes and urban main streets, all within a short drive or light-rail ride to downtown Baltimore City. With the overall cost of liv- ing below other northeastern cities, Baltimore County offers a combination of affordable liv- ing, new development projects and a variety of attractions all in a dynamic metropolitan area. Our Economic Growth Only 1% of all the counties in B

than 21,000 businesses, includ- ing: McCormick, T. Rowe Price, Stanley Black and Decker, Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, Tradepoint Atlantic and Social Security Administration. There are also many major development projects underway Guiness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House

Tradepoint Atlantic

economy is driven by national leaders and regional busi- nesses that span every major industry sector. With an envi- able business climate and a strong and diversified economic base, Baltimore County is now Maryland’s second largest job center and is home to more Metro Centre at Owings Mills

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the US have a triple AAA-bond- rating, and Baltimore County is one of them. Our stable eco- nomic growth, strong business partnerships, and infrastruc- ture investment demonstrates our commitment to growing our future. Baltimore County’s dynamic

in Baltimore County. Towson, MD has seen a $1B investment in new office, residential, retail and hotel space, making our county seat a hub for business and entertainment. In Owings Mills, MD, a $550M mixed-use development at Metro Centre now allows quick access to the highway and metro sta- tion while also providing local residents and businesses with new options for dining, living and working. Additionally, Sparrows Point, MD has seen a dramatic increase in economic activity with the development of Tradepoint Atlantic, the largest multi-modal indus- trial redevelopment site in the United States. This 3,200-acre logistics park is home to ten- ants including Under Armour, FedEx Ground, Amazon, Royal Farms and many more. Our Schools and Universi- ties The Baltimore County Public School System has an enroll- ment of more than 105,000 students, ranking it as the 26th largest school system in the United States. More than 87 percent of graduates imme- diately go on to pursue higher education, and graduates re- ceived $107 million in scholar- ships. In addition, almost 40 percent of its high schools were regarded among the best in the nation by Newsweek magazine. When it comes to higher education, Baltimore County is home to Towson Univer- sity, the second-largest public university in Maryland, the University of Maryland Balti- more County (UMBC), three campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County, as well as Stevenson University, Loyola University Maryland, and Goucher College. Something for Everyone Baltimore County is just minutes from Baltimore’s In- ner Harbor, professional sports stadiums and world-class mu- seums and theaters. Also, with more than 200 miles of shoreline and 70 marinas and yacht clubs, Baltimore County is a destination for boaters and fishermen alike. Residents and continued on page 20A

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Life after work? You bet. Economic & Workforce D E V E L O P M E N T Let’s talk about your next move. 400 Washington Avenue • Suite 100 Towson, MD 21204 I 410.887.8000 Ba l t imoreCount yBus i ness . com

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler and the Baltimore County Council

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