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

Baltimore Harborplace
"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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Citybizlist: A Q&A with Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee

We’re evaluating what is needed to ensure the right size workforce exists to meet those demands and that workers have the education and skills needed to meet industry needs.
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What does the future hold for the hospitality and tourism industry?

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Al Hutchinson, President & CEO of Visit Baltimore; Jim Kinney, Managing Partner of The Capital Grille; John Racanelli, President & CEO of the National Aquarium; and Juan Webster, General Manager of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore participated in the conversation.
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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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