Construction begins on White Marsh Interchange Park

WHITE MARSH, MD—Merritt Properties announced last week that construction has begun on White Marsh Interchange Park in Baltimore County. Merritt intends to develop up to nine, one-story buildings that will total approximately 750,000 square feet to meet the growing demand for light industrial space across the region. Three buildings offering a total of 235,900 square feet will be built during […]

GM expands Chevrolet Bolt recall due to fire risk

WASHINGTON, DC—General Motors is expanding the current Chevrolet Bolt recall to include model year 2017-2022 Chevrolet Bolt vehicles. With this expansion, all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles are now recalled due to the risk of the high-voltage battery pack catching fire. The recall applies to all Bolt vehicles, including those that may have received an earlier recall repair for the fire […]

Chevrolet Bolt models recalled due to fire risk

UPDATE 2: This recall has been expanded to include ALL Chevrolet Bolt vehicles. UPDATE: The NHTSA has issued updated recall guidelines here. Original story below… —— WASHINGTON, DC—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of select Model Year 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt vehicles to park their cars outside and away from homes due to the risk of fire. Owners […]

Merritt Properties acquires former General Motors facility in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Merritt Properties on Wednesday announced that it had purchased the property located at 10301 Philadelphia Road in White Marsh, a former GM Baltimore Global Propulsions Systems site that opened in 2000 to produce transmissions and electric motors before it closed in 2019. Located off Interstate Interstate 95 near I-695, the 56-acre project will be known as White Marsh […]

Olszewski asks President Trump to require GM to reopen White Marsh plant to make ventilators

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday wrote a letter to President Donald Trump. In the letter, Olszewski asks that the president require General Motors to reopen its abandoned White Marsh plant for the purpose of manufacturing ventilators. President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act in March and ordered GM to start making ventilators, which are in high […]

GM, UAW reach tentative agreement

NOTTINGHAM, MD— General Motors and union leaders reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract on Wednesday that could end the United Auto Workers’ month-long strike, CNBC reports. The work stoppage has been the UAW’s longest strike against GM since 1970. Details of the agreement weren’t immediately made available, and the deal is expected to take about two weeks […]

Olszewski visits striking UAW workers at GM plant in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—As the United Automobile Workers’ strike against General Motors entered its twelfth day, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski visited striking workers in White Marsh on Friday. This week, 49,000 auto workers are walking the picket lines at General Motors factories across the U.S. in the biggest private sector strike in more than a decade. Production has stopped at […]

Olszewski urges GM to retain White Marsh manufacturing jobs

Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. reached out to the head of General Motors to emphasize the value of the state-of-the-art White Marsh manufacturing facility, both to GM and to the Baltimore region. GM had previously announced that it would close down the White Marsh facility.  GM Chairman and CEO Mary Teresa Barra recently defended the company’s decision to overhaul its […]