10-Year Economic Opportunity Strategy
GBC is working with the economic development consulting firm TIP Strategies to develop a 10-Year economic opportunity strategy for the Baltimore region. The strategy development process is informed by an assessment of the region's competitive strengths and opportunities as well as coordination with local leaders from each of the region's seven jurisdictions to incorporate their existing economic plans.
The “economic opportunity strategy,” to be developed with the help of a consultant over the next six months, is expected to include initiatives that would attract public and private investment and foster growth of new and existing businesses. Read More.
To craft a bold, decade-long plan, GBC issued a competitive request for proposal in the spring and announced the hiring of TIP Strategies. TIP has worked across the country on regional economic plans with some of the nation’s most successful regional markets, unapologetic in their approach. Read More.
Steering Committee Co-Chairs
- Aaron Merki, Managing Director of Programs and Grants, The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation
- Calvin Young, General Partner, Green Street Impact Partners