The City of Baltimore and the Greater Baltimore region are ripe with opportunity for existing businesses and new companies entering the market. Local business organizations are dedicated to helping developers and business owners make sound investment decisions by continuously monitoring and reporting on the area’s economic climate.
City of Baltimore’s Department of Planning provides information about urban and strategic planning, historical and architectural preservation, zoning, design, development, and capital budgeting to promote the sustained economic, social, and community development of the City of Baltimore.
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore works to create a more vibrant community for downtown Baltimore businesses, property owners, residents, employees, and visitors.
Maryland Department of Commerce has information about ranking, major employers, demographics, employment, geography, quality of life and taxes.
The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is an organization of the Baltimore region’s elected executives, representing Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties. This group identifies regional interests and collaborates on strategies, plans and programs.
State of Maryland Department of Transportation Port Administration provides information about the planning and harbor development of the Port of Baltimore in publications called Economic Impacts of the Port of Baltimore and a Summary of Economic Impacts of the Port of Baltimore.
The University of Baltimore Jacob France Institute (JFI) serves as a source of statistical information and research covering the interaction of business, worker, and government investment decisions. Analysis of trends in the location and quality of employment along with continued education and training opportunities and outcomes comprise their portfolio of research.
Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance [Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI) of the University of Baltimore] provides access to data, indicators and research that describe the social economic and quality of life issues impacting the City and its neighborhoods.
Greater Baltimore Committee Reports – The organization conducts many studies aimed at improving the region’s business atmosphere and quality of life. View a full list of reports with topics including regional market studies, annual reports, minority and women-owned business, legislative sessions and state-of-the-region reports.
The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) Industry Profiles – The EAGB features 12 key industries that are contributing to the region’s economic growth. Each two-page report includes fast facts, metropolitan area rankings, lists of key employers by industry and more.
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