Baltimore Business Journal: Maryland must ensure Preakness stays in Baltimore, Senate minority leader says

By Holden Wilen   Jan. 27, 2020  Making sure the Preakness Stakes stays in Baltimore must be one of the top goals for the General Assembly this year, Sen. J.B. Jennings told a group of regional business leaders on Jan. 27. Jennings, a Republican who represents Harford and Baltimore counties, has spoken...
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The GBC Check-In: Austin Davis, Census 2020 Project Manager for Baltimore City

Since 1790, the U.S. government has conducted the decennial census, as mandated by the Constitution. The census aims to count the entire population, and gathers data about sex, age, race, living situations and the number of people per household. According to the United States Census Bureau, response rates have declined...
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Baltimore Business Journal: ‘Expect the unexpected’ Maryland businesses cautious as 2020 General Assembly begins

By Holden Wilen Jan. 9, 2020 Politicians from across Maryland flock to Annapolis every year for the annual legislative session and talk about how they will be passing laws that will affect the state for generations to come. Billions of dollars are at stake as Democrats push a plan to...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, on Baltimore Police Response to Aerial Surveillance Planes

The GBC commends Commissioner Harrison for his thoughtful and deliberative approach in developing a program that takes advantage of enhanced technology.
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Baltimore Business Journal: Saving Harborplace

By Melody Simmons  Dec. 13, 2019 In a small conference room at City Hall, 12 city leaders met recently to scrutinize the mess unfolding at Harborplace. The marketplace — once Baltimore’s heartbeat which heralded a legendary urban renaissance — is half vacant and overloaded with debt, default and image problems....
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, of ‘historic’ agreement to keep Preakness in Baltimore

This is a historic agreement that preserves two iconic traditions in the State of Maryland - the running of the Preakness at Pimlico and the horse racing industry.
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Top Transit Experts to be Featured at Event Hosted by GBC and GWP

Join us on October 1, 2019 for the second in a series of events to discuss the development of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan by the Maryland Transit Administration with: John Porcari, President, WSP Advisory Services Alicia Wilson, Vice President, Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University Moderator: Scot Spencer, Associate...
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GBC’s Donald C. Fry ‘heartened by growth in high-paying jobs’

The Daily Record: Baltimore Area Apartment Demand Stays Strong Despite Slower Job Growth Slow job growth proved a slight drag on the Baltimore metro area’s multifamily rent growth, but demand for rental properties remained solid, according to a report released by CBRE on Sept. 24. Rents year over year are...
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