The newest addition to Susquehanna Bank’s family of branches is in an area we know quite well: Hunt Valley, MD. It’s a region that features rolling, wooded hills, picturesque Thoroughbred horse farms and golf courses. It’s also a lively business community that is home to Fortune 500 companies, a wide range of retail stores and restaurants.
In May, we opened a new flagship branch along Shawan Road just off I-83, beside the office park that is home to Susquehanna’s Baltimore-region headquarters. We’d like to share some thoughts on what makes our new neighborhood an enjoyable place to live and work.
Over the last three decades Hunt Valley has emerged as a vibrant area that’s worth visiting for business and pleasure.
In the heart of Hunt Valley lies the Hunt Valley Towne Centre. Guests can enjoy shopping in major retail chains as well as in boutique stores. There are restaurants to please every palate, many with outdoor seating, and a gourmet supermarket. This open air town center is uniquely designed with premium landscaping and decorative gazebos where you can relax and enjoy listening to music during free summer concerts on Friday evenings.
If you hear a bell ringing while strolling through the center, that’s the sound of the MTA Light Rail, which runs through the town center and provides service to downtown Baltimore and over 30 other stops. There are five major hotels for tourists and the many business travelers who visit. There are four Fortune 500 companies headquartered in and around Hunt Valley. One of the area’s major businesses – McCormick spice company – means there’s even a sweet fragrant aroma in the air.
The main business corridor is appropriately named International Circle. Local, national and global companies are located in multiple office parks situated along this route.
Susquehanna’s new Hunt Valley Financial Center is located on International Circle, just a couple of blocks from the town center, in the heart of the business district. Members of the professional staff – including a business banker and residential mortgage banker –have decades of combined experience. They are eager to contribute to the quality of life and growth of the community by providing tools for financial success. Susquehanna employees throughout the Baltimore area are dedicated to serving the community. You can often spot them by looking for Team Susquehanna T-shirts as they volunteer for March of Dimes, Junior Achievement, financial literacy programs and other events.
Vibrant businesses, premium shopping and dining, beautiful countryside and recreation opportunities — what more can you ask for in a town? Have you visited Hunt Valley? What’s your favorite part of the community?