Hard as Oak Strength and Conditioning is open as of August 1 in the Sand Flat Plaza. 
Massage at the Lake will be relocating to a new facility along Mosser Road near Halian Landscaping.  The day spa is still operating at the location in the CrossRoads Church building near Rt. 219/Sand Flat Rd.  intersection.
Black Bear Wine & Words is now open below Black Bear Tavern.  The store offers fine wine and gently used books.
A sign went up on the property for a proposed bowling alley in McHenry.  The property is along Deep Creek Drive at the northern split off Rt. 219. 
An Aaron's furniture/appliance store is currently under construction in Oakland behind Denny's and next to the Dollar Tree.
The last section of the HART Center, -- the Adoption Wing--is underway.
  The new dog park at the Deep Creek Lions Club park along Bumblebee Road is now open. Users are asked to bring their own waste bags and water for now.  Fundraisers continue to help with future amenities at the park.
 A service center/storage building for Silver Tree Marina is being erected along Deep Creek Drive across from  Cobblestone Hair Studio
Construction on a $22 million expansion project at Garrett County Memorial Hospital began earlier this summer.  Massaro Construction was hired to complete the project.
 Working H Meats is now open on Rt. 42 and accepting appointments for beef, pork, lamb and goat butchering.  Grass-fed market meats are now available onsite.