News

21 APR 2022

Former Mercyhurst NE Campus Launches Naming Contest

The public is asked to submit names for the former Mercyhurst NE campus capturing the social and...

31 MAR 2022

eCos CEO featured in Alea Journal, distributed globally to more than 7,000 business owners, family offices, and investment companies

Jonathan Ehrenfeld's road to success featured on pages 23-24 of Alea Journal

5 MAR 2022

Owner of NE Campus Partners with Erie Sports Center

Partnering with Erie Sports Center will allow growth in athletic competition within the Erie community...

26 JAN 2022

Owner of SPIRE Institute Closes on Purchase of Mercyhurst North East Campus

The campus was sold to Ehrenfeld Companies (eCos). eCos has been expanding its portfolio in the service...

24 JAN 2022

Panther Takes the Stage: Theater Offers Haven for Community Groups Shut Out Due to Covid

The Panther stage features massive wing space that allows larger set pieces and props to be stored,...

6 JAN 2022

BBJ Leadership Trust: Put Yourself in the Trenches

Focus on being a better leader. Put yourself literally and figuratively in the trenches alongside teams. Work...

1 JAN 2022

SPIRE Institute & Academy in Geneva, OH Partners With NBA Legend & International Humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo

An investment group, led by Basketball Hall of Famer, Dikembe Mutombo, has finalized an investment in the...

21 DEC 2021

Blue Ocean Purchases Former North Carroll High School - Launching 'The Panther' Sports Complex

We want to support and expand the community's needs for suitable sports and arts facilities; and are...

16 DEC 2021

BBJ Leadership Trust: Focus on the Right Platform

For small businesses, social media is often an afterthought. You need to be actively involved on each...

14 DEC 2021

Blue Ocean Partners with the Student Support Network to Improve the Lives of Baltimore County Students

Blue Ocean partnered with the Student Support Network, working with Councilwoman Vicki Almond, to further the organization’s...

8 DEC 2021

BBJ Leadership Trust: Client Relationships

As business leaders, we often find ourselves removed from client-employee interactions. Encourage your team to bring any...

30 NOV 2021

Blue Ocean Inks Another 100,000+ SF Deal at Halethorpe Industrial Complex

Maryland-based real estate investment firm, Blue Ocean, is pleased to welcome its newest tenant, Emanuel Tire LLC,...

12 NOV 2021

Mercyhurst University North East Campus Could Soon Have New Owner

Ehrenfeld’s company sees the campus as a tremendous opportunity to invest in the Erie community. The sale...

8 NOV 2021

Blue Ocean Transitions Aviation Station to New York-based Real Estate Firm

Jonathan Ehrenfeld, President & CEO of Blue Ocean states “We are humbled to have been a part...

28 OCT 2021

Blue Ocean Expands to Pittsburgh, PA with Acquisition of Suburban Residential Community

The company, along with its partner Walker & Dunlop Investment Partners (WDIP) acquired a 155-unit residential community...

27 OCT 2021

SPIRE Is Ready for Lacrosse with Coach Lelan Rogers

After an intensive search in partnership with Legendary Sports Group (LSG), SPIRE announced the addition of Lelan...

19 OCT 2021

BBJ Leadership Trust: Must-Have Elements of Successful Sales Presentation

I think being transparent, humble and genuine is what cements that connection. – Jonathan Ehrenfeld, Blue Ocean

5 OCT 2021

Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) Acquires Monroe, GA Based Exo Tech, Inc

The synergies of our companies were immediately apparent as soon as we began acquisition discussions," said Barry...

4 OCT 2021

SPIRE's Growth Continues with Additions of On-Campus Marriott Hotel and Starbucks Cafe

In a unique partnership with SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA), Blue Ocean has announced plans to develop...

16 SEPT 2021

BBJ Leadership Trust: Before Pursuing Business Growth

Always be thoughtful, creative and innovative. Whatever that next step is for your business, you have to...

27 AUG 2021

Hunt Valley Hotel Trades to Blue Ocean Partnership for $7M

Hunt Valley’s Quality Suites hotel has changed hands to an investment group headed by Pikesville-based developer Blue...

13 JAN 2021

IET Acquires Irving, Texas Based GEDCO

"The GEDCO acquisition expands the reach of IET's drilling services into Texas and surrounding states," said Michael...

17 JUN 2020

Blue Ocean Continues SPIRE IA Expansion in Ohio – Plans for Baltimore’s SPIRE East Remain on Track

As the master developer of the northeastern Ohio property, Blue Ocean is focusing on expanding the sprawling...