Officials hold a grand-opening celebration for the MGM's National Harbor Employment Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on June 20. Photo by William J. Ford

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Are Blacks in Business at National Harbor and MGM?

National Harbor is a $4 billion, 300-acre development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Maryland, just south of Washington, D.C. MGM National Harbor is a $1.2 billion resort casino emerging in National Harbor. The casino, scheduled to open in December, will be owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. Like its business partner, National Harbor, the MGM project is estranged from Prince George’s County’s black businesses. [read more…]