Broadway Market attracts five local vendors amid $3M overhaul

Brothers Khari and Shawn Parker will be serving up chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits inside the renewed and upgraded north shed of Broadway Market. Connie's Chicken & Waffles is one of five new businesses set to move into the north shed of the 232-year-old market when it reopens in February, the Parker brothers said Wednesday. "We're expanding into our third location and we're from Baltimore, so this is an area we haven't tapped into yet," Khari Parker said. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Ellicott City IT firm wins $139 million federal contract

An Ellicott City IT firm has been awarded a five-year, $139 million contract to provide development operations support to a Department of Defense intelligence agency. Veteran-owned Data Computer Corp. of America will provide IT and cyber support for Signals Intelligence, a branch of military intelligence under the National Security Agency. The agency focuses on monitoring, intercepting and interpreting radio signals and radar signals. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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This Rockville biotech is expanding to a new HQ. Here are the details.

Rockville-based RegenxBio Inc. is on the move — to a site about 300 yards from its current home. But the distance isn’t as significant as the lease itself: 132,000 square feet in a new 175,000-square-foot building for a corporate, research and development, and manufacturing headquarters. RegenxBio, now with between 150 and 200 employees spread across about five locations within a small radius, will move all of them to the new Rockville site expected to deliver in 2020, CEO Kenneth Mills told me Wednesday. (Wash. Bus. Journal)

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November 7 // Baltimore cyber firm's study shows politicians are digitally tracking voters

We already know advertisers are tracking and targeting us online. It's why we see so many ads for some product we once searched for pop up on Google. But as the 2018 midterm elections approached, Baltimore cyber firm TrackOff decided to find out if and how political candidates are tracking web users — and potential voters. Spoiler alert: Most politicians are. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Mindgrub launching in-house incubator for software companies

Baltimore software development firm Mindgrub Technologies is turning vacant office space into an in-house incubator for other growing software companies. The incubator will be called the Mindhub. It will be housed in 2,288 square feet of converted office space attached to Mindgrub's existing offices in the McHenry Row development in Locust Point. The incubator space was previously occupied by sub-tenant company Vasoptic Medical Inc., which is relocating upstairs in the same building at the end of the month. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Perdue Agribusiness to open organic grain facility

Perdue AgriBusiness, a division of Perdue Farms, announced a $30 million investment to open an organic grain receiving and storage facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in eastern Baltimore County to meet the rising demand for organic feed ingredients for Perdue Foods and other companies in the region. The facility will also include grain and oilseed processing/milling and support more than 25 new jobs. (Daily Times)

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International Mulch Co. expands to massive warehouse in Halethorpe

International Mulch Co. is expanding and moving to 154,868-square-feet of warehouse space in Halethorpe. The company — rebranded this year as IMC Outdoor Living — takes old tires and other rubber items and recycles them into playground and landscaping mulch recently leased space in a new industrial complex at 2209 Sulpher Spring Rd. The St. Louis-based company had been located in a warehouse facility at 2015 Washington Blvd. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Double T Diner reopens in Perry Hall

The Double T Diner has reopened in Perry Hall after shutting down more than a year ago and rolling a few hundred feet to a new location. The diner reopened Monday after closing last summer to make way for a CVS at the intersection of Joppa and Belair roads. It’s now at 9010 Belair Road, on the corner of Brookfield Road. (Balt. Sun)

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