The draft Strategic Plan has evolved based on input from the community and collaboration among City staff and the Mayor. The Strategic Plan will guide improvements to the City over the next 10 years. It will be used to direct budgeting, set priorities for City government, and assign actions to specific City departments.
Whether you are a prospective investor, an established company, an entrepreneur, a scientific collaborator, a technology transfer manager, or an interested stakeholder looking to commercialize technologies —- you have good reason to register for the 2019 National Cancer Institute and Frederick National Laboratory Technology Showcase.
DefTech is an initiative of the Maryland Department of Commerce, funded by the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment and the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration through its Regional Innovation Strategies Program and includes twelve partner organizations across the state.
As the the local life science industries continue to grow at a tremendous rate, it can be hard keeping track of all of the advancements, developments, events, and opportunities. Cue this month’s Partner Spotlight: BioBuzz
Bio Buzz is local organization dedicated to gathering, curating, and connecting all things bio-related within the BioHealth Capital Region.
Developers St. John Properties and Matan Companies have played major roles in the growth of the region. We took the opportunity to chat with Danny Severn, Director of Development at St. John Properties and Brian Morris, Development Coordinator at Matan Companies to learn about their company’s development projects, as well as the trends of the growth they are seeing first hand.
Matan Companies has been instrumental in the development of Riverside Corporate Park and Riverside Research Park with the development of over 750,000 SF of Class A office space and lab space. Between both parks, the company has the ability to accommodate an additional 1 million SF of office, lab, and industrial space.
St. John Properties was one of the first developers to enter the commercial real estate market on the Northeast side of the City. Over time, the company’s Riverside Technology Park has expanded into a half million square foot R&D/flex office project and become a cornerstone of one of the hottest commercial areas in the greater Frederick region.