D.C. fitness studio taps Harbor Point for first Baltimore location

Washington, D.C.-based Solidcore fitness studio is opening its first Baltimore location inside the 1405 Point apartment tower under construction in Harbor Point.

The gym offers 50-minute classes to members on a specially made workout machine.

The chain already has locations in Maryland, including Bethesda and Annapolis. It currently has 25 locations across the country, and also has plans to open in Chicago, Miami and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Offering a nightclub-like atmosphere, Solidcore says it…

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University of Maryland is salvaging tech, turning it into fast-growing startups

Most researchers don’t have experience building a company, executing business plan or searching for capital. The UM Ventures team decided to help take an active role in young companies, to move them toward commercialization.

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T. Rowe CEO says improved technology, push for foreign business among key strategies

“Our ability to raise assets outside the U.S. is a big area,” T. Rowe Price CEO William J. Stromberg said.

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Confederate statue moved from courthouse in Maryland

ROCKVILLE — A statue of a Confederate cavalryman has been removed from outside the Rockville Courthouse in Maryland and placed near a privately run Potomac River ferry named for a Confederate general. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett tells local media the statue was moved on Saturday. The move cost about $100,000. County officials had struck …

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Coast Guard: Paddlers can use Potomac near Trump golf course

WASHINGTON — Kayakers, paddleboarders and other active groups can continue to use the Potomac River near a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump, the commandant of the Coast Guard said Tuesday. The Coast Guard has been closing a 2-mile section of the river when Trump is at his golf course, prompting protests from …

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Columbia cyber startup raises $8 million, creates board of directors

Columbia cybersecurity firm Bricata Inc. raised an $8 million dollar Series A round to fund marketing and research and development efforts for its threat-detection platform.

The round was led by Princeton, New Jersey-based investment firm Edison Partners and marks the most outside capital Bricata has brought in during the company’s lifetime.

Bricata previously won a $100,000 Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development grant and secured a $250,000 loan from the Howard County Economic…

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John Crossen | Chesapeake Real Estate Group

Chesapeake Real Estate Group LLC, a Baltimore-based full-service commercial real estate operating company, has hired John Crossen as assistant property manager. In his new role, Crossen will help oversee the property management functions for a portion of Chesapeake Real Estate Group’s industrial/warehouse, commercial office and retail portfolio, including third-party work. This includes interacting with tenants, …

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