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Eye on the Economy: An Interactive Look at Maryland and the Regional Economy in July 2023

Interactive Look at Maryland and the Regional Economy
  • In July, Maryland gained a total of 2,000 jobs.
  • The state’s unemployment rate decreased to 1.8 percent.


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StarTUp Accelerator Showcase

September 14, 5:30–8 p.m.
Join fellows of the 2023 winter and summer StarTUp Accelerator for a high-energy, live event featuring product pitches and networking with business and community leaders.


The Flave team at Avenue Kitchen & Bar

Integrity Ignited: Embracing Optimism for Transformational Leadership

September 20, 4–7 p.m.
Join the Grasmick Institute for a thought-provoking forum with leadership expert Jackie Insinger and a panel with regional CEOS, Mohan Suntha, University of Maryland Medical System; Rachel Garbow Monroe, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation; and Calvin G. Butler Jr., Exelon. Networking reception and book signing to follow.


The Flave team at Avenue Kitchen & Bar

Economic Outlook Forum

November 14, 8:15–10 a.m.
Join RESI Chief Economist Dr. Daraius Irani for RESI's annual economic forecast for our state, with a focus on how regional, national and international events and trends are impacting Maryland’s economy.


RESI in the News

New economic development zone approved for near Towson University
The Daily Record, July 28, 2023

The Maryland Department of Commerce has announced that a new economic development zone is set to be created around Towson University. The Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise (RISE) zone will comprise 419 acres throughout downtown Towson and the university and is expected to offer rental assistance to businesses choosing to locate within the zone. RESI Chief Economist Daraius Irani noted that this new zone will harmonize with Towson University’s existing StarTUp program, which provides an accelerator for local entrepreneurs as well as free co-working space and meeting rooms to the community.

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