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Economic Opportunity

One of GBC's key priorities is to advance policies, programs, and investments that encourage inclusive economic development in the Baltimore region. Our Economic Opportunity initiatives will be guided by a new 10-year strategy, and together will help create a more competitive, prosperous, and equitable regional economy.

10-Year Economic Opportunity Strategy

GBC has partnered with TIP Strategies to establish a 10-year economic opportunity strategy for the Baltimore region aimed at building consensus around a vision and plan for the region’s economic future.

 

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Greater Baltimore Regional Brand

GBC is working to establish a comprehensive narrative for our regional economy, including industry, academic, talent, and development assets. This effort entails amplifying our civic progress and collective efforts to transform long-standing issues.

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Regional Strategic Investments

GBC is partnering with economic, community, and development leaders to ensure strategic investments in the region are successful.

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Game-Changing Opportunities

The Baltimore region’s designation as a federal Tech Hub signals that the region has the assets to become a globally competitive, self-sustaining Hub in a chosen emerging technology within 10 years. Our consortium of 38 regional leaders across the private, public, higher education, and nonprofit sectors is now competing for between $40 and 70 million in federal funds to supercharge its precision medicine and predictive health sectors – use cases at the intersection of AI and biotechnology. 

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Investment Retention and Business Attraction

GBC is working to develop a unified and competitive regional framework for investment/talent attraction and business expansion. As part of this effort, we are actively building partnerships with local jurisdictions to collaboratively promote the region’s assets to investors.

 

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