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White Marsh Business Community

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About the Business Community

The White Marsh Business Center sign.
The White Marsh Business Center sign.

White Marsh is a planned 2,000-acre, mixed-use community adjacent to Interstate 95. Designated an official growth area in 1983, White Marsh is one of the fastest-growing areas in the county. White Marsh has seen more than 3.8 million square feet of business development in the past decade. Clusters of financial, insurance and health care operations, light manufacturing, technology and distribution surround a vibrant town center. 

GM Powertrain's $225 million manufacturing facility opened in 1999 on a 65-acre site near Maryland Route 43 at Interstate 95. The 400,000 square foot plant manufactures transmissions for light and medium duty vehicles. Companies such as Fed Ex Ground and Ace Logistics east coast distribution center have chosen White Marsh for its direct Interstate 95 access. Johns Hopkins, Kaiser Permanente, MedStar Health, Comcast, Ikea and Metris maintain significant regional operations centers in White Marsh.

View the White Marsh Business Investment Area (PDF).

Recent Development

 The Johns Hopkins center in White Marsh.
The Johns Hopkins center in White Marsh.

White Marsh master developer Nottingham Properties, has opened new business sites in the Franklin Ridge office park, White Marsh Commerce Center and Nottingham Ridge. A Town Center is anchored by the 1.1 million square foot White Marsh Mall and The Avenue, a “Main Street” retail and entertainment center. Amenities include three hotels and Honeygo Regional Park.

Baltimore Crossroads, MD43 is a $63 million extension of Route 43 that opened more than 1,000 acres of land for business and industrial development. The road extension gave White Marsh direct access to Martin State Airport’s general aviation facilities and the Lockheed Martin Technology Peninsula in Middle River.

Employers and Business Sectors

The White Marsh business community includes:

  • Ace Logistics – Distribution
  • Alexander Mobility – Logistics
  • BGE Home (HQ) – Home appliances
  • Cargill – Manufacturing
  • Castrol USA – Lubricants
  • GM Powertrain – Manufacturing
  • Lockheed Martin – Defense
  • Mars Supermarkets (HQ) – Food
  • Middle River Aircraft – Defense
  • Pevco – Manufacturing
  • Synagro – Waste Management
White Marsh is located at the intersection of I-95 and I-695.
White Marsh is located at the intersection of I-95 and I-695.


The following are White Marsh demographics that occur within a five mile radius of the Campbell Boulevard and Philadelphia Road intersection:

  • Population – 208,195
  • Households – 83,286
  • Average Household Income – $75,958

The following are the 2014 labor availability for ages 16 and up:

  • County – 451,502
  • MSA – 1,470,955

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Revised June 26, 2015

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