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EDC Announces Construction Trade Opportunities

The Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission announces the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development has partnered with the Howard County BRAC Business Initiative (BBI) to conduct an important Construction Industry Outreach Event.  In order for you to participate (and get an official invitation) you must register or be already registered in the BBI Match-Up Database. To Register click on: 

Make sure you enter your NAICS codes correctly.

 The Project:  The Social Security Administration’s National Support Center is a $500 million, 400,000 sf project to be built in Frederick County.  Three major construction firms are on the short-list to participate in the Phase II, design/build phase. One of these companies will ultimately be awarded this project. These firms want to reach out to small businesses to participate in this major project. 

The Firms:

DPR Grunley Joint Venture

Hensel Phelps Construction Company

Turner Construction Company

Time:  August 2nd, 8:00am to 12:30pm

Location:  bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park, Catonsville Maryland.
And it’s all FREE!

 The Match-Up Process:

You must be registered in the BBI Match-Up Database to be selected to participate by Tuesday, July 19th.. The information in the BBI Match-Up database (particularly the NAICS codes) will be the basis to target your firm to participate.  You will receive an invitation via email with the event details, and you must rsvp to that email.  Once you RSVP you will be scheduled for individual meetings with each of the three construction firms. 


Targeted trades: 

238110 - Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors

238120 - Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors

238130 - Framing Contractors

238140 - Masonry Contractors

238150 - Glass and Glazing Contractors

238160 - Roofing Contractors

238190 - Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors

238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors

238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors

238290 - Other Building Equipment Contractors

238310 - Drywall and Insulation Contractors

238320 - Painting and Wall Covering Contractors

238330 - Flooring Contractors

238340 - Tile and Terrazzo Contractors

238350 - Finish Carpentry Contractors

238390 - Other Building Finishing Contractors

238910 - Site Preparation Contractors

238990 - All Other Specialty Trade Contractors

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