BBJ: Harborplace nears two years in receivership, frustrating Baltimore business, political leaders

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"The GBC has been concerned about the court receivership situation with Harborplace and the lack of progress for more than a year," Don Fry said.
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Baltimore Sun Commentary: Here’s how Baltimore should help businesses rebound after the pandemic

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Local business groups, including the Downtown Partnership, Greater Baltimore Committee and Baltimore Development Corporation, have been studying the challenges — and offering solutions for them.
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BBJ: Harborplace tenants threatened with eviction if they don’t pay back rent

GBC President and CEO Don Fry said that he became frustrated with Harborplace's struggles recently because "there seems to be very little public comment from city officials about the status of the receivership or plans for the near future."
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Baltimore Sun: What Brandon Scott faces as Baltimore’s next mayor: a pandemic, budget woes and crime-weary residents hoping for change

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Donald C. Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, said he is eager for Scott to work closely with the police commissioner to reduce violent crime.
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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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GBC’s Don Fry comments in BBJ on Harborplace receiver’s report

Baltimore Business Journal: Harborplace receiver’s report details troubles, first steps to turnaround By Zach Phillips July 22, 2019 A five-year comparative sales analysis showed some of Harborplace’s longest-tenured tenants saw their sales decline as construction work on renovations stalled over the past few years. A new report by the receiver...
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