Inside the Headlines: Brian Hammock, Resident Vice President of CSX

Brian Hammock, Resident Vice President of CSX, speaks with Damian about his company's impact on local industry and the broader community. Railroads have been of longtime importance to Maryland: they are economic arteries, keeping commerce flourishing. In the community, CSX has been a strong partner of organizations such as the Maryland Food Bank and the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization. Brian, a government affairs veteran, was recently named one of the state’s most admired CEOs by the Daily Record.... Continue reading
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Featured Video: The award-winning transformation of the Rouse Building

John DeWolf of The Howard Hughes Corporation and its development manager Peter Garver of Garver Development Group were awarded a ULI Wavemaker award for their catalytic transformation of the Rouse Building in Downtown Columbia, Maryland. Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, it was built as a corporate headquarters in the 1970s. Today, the property is home to a bustling Whole Foods, a spa, and offices on a beautiful lakefront setting that is getting attention as the next great place for mid-Atlantic businesses to locate. The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the country. The company is comprised of world-class master planned communities (like Columbia, Maryland), operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawaii. The company's master planned community business consists of the ownership, development and sale of property at four communities with over 14,000... Continue reading
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Inside the Headlines: David Nevins, President of the Center Club, Part 2

David Nevins visits Center Maryland to discuss the Baltimore institution he leads, The Center Club. It was established by a group of Baltimore business and community leaders in 1962, the same year as the completion of the first building in the then new Charles Center. At a time when country clubs and business dining clubs were exclusive, The Center Club was the first of its kind to open its doors to members, regardless of race, gender and religion. That spirit is alive today, providing the business community with a facility that offers the highest quality dining and service in a congenial atmosphere. Serving nearly 2,000 members, The Center Club now occupies the 15th and 16th floors of 100 Light Street, and offers members private meeting rooms, numerous special events, and reciprocal privileges with 100 private clubs in major cities worldwide.... Continue reading
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Inside the Headlines: David Nevins, President of the Center Club

With its location only a stone’s throw from Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium, it seemed a natural fit for the Center Club, long known as Baltimore’s premiere private business and dining club, to turn to Baltimore Orioles’ owner Peter Angelos to lend his team’s name to its new casual alternative dining option. The Orioles Pub at the Club, the new sports pub and grill that opened in early September in the former Grill Room on the 16th floor of 100 Light Street, was born out of a Center Club lunch between Angelos and David Nevins, owner of marketing communications firm Nevins & Associates and president of the Center Club. At the lunch, Angelos, a long-time member and frequent user of the Center Club, agreed to donate the majority of renovation costs of the new pub and granted rights for the Center Club to be the first outside organization to... Continue reading
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Jim McKay Maryland Million Preview: Mike Pons of Country Life Farm

Mike Pons of Country Life Farm visits Center Maryland to preview this Saturday's 30th Jim McKay Maryland Million race at Laurel Park. It is the biggest day of the state's horse industry -- it continues the truly Maryland tradition that visionary Jim McKay started. As a lower key event than that of the Preakness, it provides people an intimate but fun day to learn more about the state's horse tradition. In addition to the stakes itself, there are family activities, educational demonstrations, and musical acts. The event is open to the public and general admission is FREE.To learn more about the Maryland Million, please visit the official stakes website.... Continue reading
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