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South County Economic Development Association Honors EDC President & CEO
Oxon Hill, MD, December 9, 2016 – On Sunday, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman was the guest speaker for the South County Economic Development Association’s 20th Anniversary and Awards Gala.  More than 350 South County residents, business leaders and elected officials turned out to support the community based organization t...


EDC’s ‘Angels’ Change Lives For Returning Citizens
Bladensburg, MD, December 5, 2016 – On Friday, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Workforce Services Division team kicked off their workshop tour of Prince George’s County spreading the news about the resources and help that are available for returning citizens. The workshop facilitated by Devel...


Economic Development Corporation Partners With Top Local Developers To Boost County Retail Success
Largo, MD – Yesterday, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President and CEO Jim Coleman announced that the EDC will be joining forces with top local developers in the region to bring more well-known retailers to Prince George’s County.  Through a public private partnership, the EDC and local dev...


Prince George's County Building A Dynasty With China
  Washington, D.C., November 21, 2016 - Today, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman gave the keynote address to more than 30 high level Chinese business leaders during a seminar hosted by the Greater Washington China Investment Center in Washington, D.C.  This invitation only event, requested by the China General Chamber ...


SBA Certifies 31 'Emerging Leaders' As Next Top Companies In The Region
Washington, D.C., November 10, 2016 - Yesterday, 31 local entrepreneurs were given the unique opportunity to graduate from the Washington DC Metro Area Small Business Administration (SBA) Emerging Leaders program.  This enterprising seven month program consisted of two Emerging Leaders classes for 2016; one in Prince George's ...


From Desert To Oasis, EDC Updates County Council On Plans To Bring New Life To Food Deserts
Upper Marlboro, MD, November 1, 2016 - Last week, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President and CEO Jim Coleman appeared before the Prince George's County Council Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee (PZED) to discuss trends in retail, particularly grocery stores, as well as the Coun...