The City of Frederick has awarded the lease of a 620,000 SF site at Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) for the development of a hangar complex consisting of up to 194,400 square feet of general aviation aircraft hangars.
Last Friday, the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority, and Women- Owned Businesses, in partnership with the City of Frederick and Frederick County Offices of Economic Development, hosted Ready, Set, GROW! — a free workshop aimed at providing an overview of public & private procurement programs. During the event, the Governor’s office took the opportunity to honor three Frederick business owners for exceptional business and community leadership.
Frederick had an impressive showing at the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland 2018 Champions of MD Manufacturing Awards Gala. A huge congratulations to the City of Frederick’s STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. on receiving the prestigious award for Energy and Sustainability.
Earlier this year, the City’s administration convened the ‘Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Review Panel.’ The panel, made up of eight members of the public, an alderman, and three City staff members, is tasked with the review of the City’s economic inclusion in procurement opportunities.
Frederick site hits the market as one of the largest contiguous industrial properties available near D.C. and Baltimore. Read full story at Bisnow.com.
This month, our Partner Spotlight highlights SmartProc.
SMART PROC is a 2-day conference that focuses not only on helping small businesses understand how to do business with the government, but connecting small business and academia with program offices detailing future defense, medical R&D, healthcare and cyber/IT priorities.
This month, our Partner Spotlight highlights techfrederick - a local non-profit focused on fostering Frederick’s rapidly growing high tech community … and ensuring there is fun to be had along the way. We spoke to Vaughn Thurman, a founding board member of techfrederick, to learn more about the organization, and the resources available to businesses in Frederick.
At this year’s NBAA-BACE conference, Frederick Municipal Airport’s competitive amenities and proximity to major markets were showcased as leading reasons for aircraft owners and business travelers to choose FDK instead of busier and costlier commercial service airports in the region.