About BDC


Mission Statement

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is the economic development organization for the City of Baltimore. Our mission is to grow the city’s economy in an inclusive manner by retaining, expanding and attracting businesses and promoting investment, thereby increasing career opportunities for residents. Businesses interested in expanding or locating in Baltimore City should contact us at info@BaltimoreDevelopment.com.

Equity Statement

BDC is committed to a more equitable economy by supporting minority and women-owned businesses and promoting investment in neighborhoods that have been negatively impacted by institutional racism and/or generational poverty. We develop strategies and facilitate collaboration among our partners to intentionally create an inclusive and equitable economy.

Nancy Jordan Howard serves as the point of contact for Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) requests. Her contact information is below:

36 S. Charles Street, Suite 2100
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-9305

A list of BDC documents immediately available to the public can be found here.