BENEFITS COMPLIANCE

NFP’s Chief Compliance Officer, Associate General Counsel Suzanne Spradley and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer of Benefits Compliance and Vice President Chase Cannon explain how the results of the last midterm elections may impact your business. Listen at NFP Benefits Compliance Podcast.

 

STARTUPS

Google Acquires Baltimore-Based Workbench Education

Baltimore edtech startup Workbench Education was acquired by Google, the companies said. Workbench’s platform aims to offer a central place to find lessons centered around project-based learning, which involves hands-on problem-solving. … Read more at Technical.ly Baltimore.

 

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Three Baltimore Properties Get Historic Tax Credits from State

Five applications — three for properties in Baltimore — were awarded more than $9 million in state historic tax credits Thursday. Among the projects is a redevelopment of the dilapidated American Ice Co. at 2100 W. Franklin St., a restoration of the historic Seventh Metro Church at St. Paul Street and North Avenue and a redevelopment of the Emerson Mansion on North Eutaw Street. … Read more at the Baltimore Business Journal.

 

NONPROFITS

Catholic Charities Plans Massive Solar Panel Project

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has submitted plans for what will be one of, if not the, largest solar arrays in D.C., in an effort to cut its energy costs and fund improvements to its facilities. The project, to be located on 14 acres surrounding the Gift of Peace House and convent at 2800 Otis St. NE in Woodridge, will involve the installation of 4,778 solar panels … Read more at the Washington Business Journal.

 

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

Saul Centers Plans Mixed-Use Bethesda Project

A 250-foot-tall multifamily building has just been proposed across from the future Purple Line stop in Downtown Bethesda. Saul Centers filed plans for a 390-unit residential building with 11,000 square feet of retail on the site at 7316 Wisconsin Ave. NW, UrbanTurf reports. … Read more at BisNow.