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Baltimore Business Journal and the Book of Lists


RLB Library now subscribes to the Baltimore Business Journal in the digital edition, making for an invaluable source of current news on healthcare, banking, real estate, technology, and food & lifestyle in the Baltimore area. In addition, this resource features the Book of Lists, which is an invaluable tool for company research.

Offit Kurman Principal Jonathan Wachs was featured in the 2022 Business Journal Viewpoint panel discussing business risks as Maryland’s recreational cannabis market opens for business on July 1. For more information, click here.

Business News

The Baltimore Business Journal is a local newspaper covering business news in and around Baltimore. Published weekly, this newspaper covers banking, real estate, government, and other aspects of local business in Maryland, as well as featuring interviews with top business leaders. Their annual Best Places to Work awards recognize outstanding companies with strong employee engagement practices.

The fifth annual Power 10 honorees were selected by the editorial team at BBJ from hundreds of public nominations and staff picks. These individuals will serve as keynote speakers or board members at your event or gala fundraisers – someone you want leading these initiatives or keynoting at your fundraiser!

BBJ employs 31 staff members and offers both digital and print publications. Its flagship digital publication, i95 BUSINESS, delivers breaking business news to over 10,000 Baltimore-area senior executives weekly. In addition, its Book of Lists ranks some of the area’s hottest companies in various fields, such as engineering firms, colleges, general contractors, law firms, hospitals, and tourist attractions.

The Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals (ACBJ), which publishes local business news in 44 U.S. markets. Owned by Advance Publications and generated revenue through advertising and subscription sales, The company maintains its corporate office in Charlotte, North Carolina. It publishes Street & Smith’s Sports Business Daily, Hemmings Motor News, and Inside Lacrosse publications.

Business Trends

An expanding economy has attracted significant employers in financial and professional services, health and bioscience technology, culture and tourism, information and creative services, logistics, advanced manufacturing – and easier access to highways, ports, rail travel, and air travel for city residents, reducing commute times.

CFG Bank and Capital Funding Group were recognized by Baltimore Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Awards as being among the best large company employers, winning first in the large company category based on anonymous employee surveys. Both organizations’ strong cultures helped foster business success.

RLB Library subscribers to Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ), an indispensable resource for regional business news and trends in Greater Baltimore. BBJ is essential for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and corporate executives in building valuable connections among peers and customers in local commerce.

The Baltimore Business Journal’s Book of Lists is an exhaustive register of businesses in the Baltimore region. It provides valuable industry data and can help identify hot areas of business. In addition to listing top companies, this resource also features a directory of Baltimore business events; Offit Kurman Partner Jonathan Wachs was featured recently in a BBJ article discussing legalizing recreational cannabis in Maryland.


The Baltimore Business Journal is a daily business newspaper serving Baltimore, Maryland, and its metropolitan area. The Journal provides local news and information on healthcare, banking, real estate, technology, food & lifestyle, and other topics, in addition to featuring a Book of Lists and career & employment resources. Published by American City Business Journals Inc. in 44 markets throughout the US.

The Boston Business Journal’s hybrid print and online newsroom is searching for an energetic digital news producer to join its fast-paced environment and break business news daily. This role requires strong news judgment, impeccable writing and editing abilities, and an eagerness to collaborate across platforms to increase audience engagement.

Baltimore Business Journal will honor companies that go the extra mile to cultivate exceptional employee culture with 2023 Best Places to Work awards. Winners are determined based on anonymous input from employees who complete Quantum Workplace’s survey; companies scoring the highest in each of the four company size categories will be honored as winners.

An editorial-digital intern will gain invaluable experience working alongside the BBJ’s editorial team on both its monthly print publication and daily website, reporting, writing, posting, and fact-checking 2-3 online-exclusive stories every week, editing event listings and fact-checking as part of this unpaid internship experience. Students may qualify for academic credit.

Real Estate

The Baltimore Business Journal recently unveiled its 2021 Best in Real Estate Awards, an annual event that recognizes Greater Baltimore’s top commercial real estate projects and deals completed during 2018, as well as ten real estate leaders. This virtual ceremony will offer honorees the chance to network with one another during break-out sessions.

Offit Kurman Principal Jonathan Wachs was recently invited to participate on a panel organized by the Baltimore Business Journal that examined changes to Maryland’s recreational cannabis industry, such as regulatory oversight, taxation, and consumer safety. For more information, please read here.

Harrington Commercial is a full-service commercial real estate firm that provides brokerage services to landlords and tenants. Their extensive transactional experience gives Harrington Commercial an edge when negotiating retail real estate commerce that benefits both parties.

Cushman & Wakefield Baltimore operates from offices in Maryland and Florida. Their brokers pride themselves on delivering exceptional customer service, possessing in-depth market knowledge of the Baltimore metropolitan area real estate market. Their philosophy is to promote positive change within the communities it serves; through successful real estate commerce, they advocate for Baltimore’s economic development through successful real estate commerce transactions.


The Baltimore Business Journal is the premier source of news and information related to finance, banking, real estate, and technology in Greater Baltimore. It serves local and regional business leaders with valid industry data that bolster business relationships and opportunities; its articles showcase local economic trends, company profiles, and healthcare, energy banking real estate technology updates. RLB Library recently expanded its subscription to this publication which now features digital access along with physical issues for printing events such as trade shows and conferences.

Brown Advisory was recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2021 “Fast 50,” an annual ranking of Maryland’s fastest-growing private companies. This award honors businesses that have demonstrated significant revenue growth over three years and was determined by measuring average percent increases from 2018-20.

Brown Advisory also won a 2023 Best Places to Work award from Baltimore Business Journal’s Best Work Awards 2023 for being the third best workplace in its large company category. Employee input determined this accolade; CFG Bank and Capital Funding Group were among the other recipients.

Prosperity Consulting Group was included in Baltimore Business Journal’s Top 25 Financial Planning Companies in Greater Baltimore list, chosen by professionals in the Baltimore area and locally researched.


At a time when many startups struggled and, funding dried up, technology stocks plummeted, Baltimore companies still managed to thrive. One such Baltimore firm, Enveil, leveraged technology the National Security Agency (NSA) used to help businesses protect their information systems. CEO Ellison Anne Williams spent 12 years at NSA before founding Enveil; recently she sat down with Nancy Greene from Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) to discuss its rapid growth and how it survived the coronavirus pandemic.

Protenus, another Baltimore tech company, is helping health systems mitigate risk and save money by monitoring patient data for any signs of privacy breaches. Their technology uses artificial intelligence and automation to understand a health system’s workflows, creating an early warning system against policy violations or other abnormal activities within health systems.

RLB Library holds a digital subscription to the Baltimore Business Journal, offering current news and articles related to healthcare, banking, real estate, and technology in Baltimore’s metropolitan area. Furthermore, this subscription includes access to its Book of Lists database – an invaluable tool for company research.

bwtech@UMBC has created an intuitive online portal to unite Baltimore’s tech community. Users can easily add resources, organizations, jobs, and events; customize their user profiles; save items; and stay abreast of local tech developments! It is a fantastic way to keep abreast of local technological advancement.