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CityBiz interview with TEDCO's Chief Development and Marketing Officer Tammi Thomas

Great news! Colin Tarbert, CEcD, President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, was recently interviewed by TEDCO's Chief Development and Marketing Officer Tammi Thomas. In the interview, Collin discussed BDC's efforts to foster economic growth in Baltimore through business retention, expansion, and attraction, while promoting investment and enhancing career opportunities for residents. To watch the full interview and learn more about BDC's initiative, visit TEDCO website here.


BDC Recognized Among The Movers And Shakers

BDC’s own, Business Development Specialist, Karina Mandell was recognized in’s RealLIST Connectors 2024! 20 luminaries keeping Baltimore innovators well connected. These organizers, facilitators, movers and shakers nurture the synapses that power Charm City’s tech and startup community. Read about her work and her connector counterparts here on



"That’s our primary mission – to see investment across the city, not just in downtown, but in neighborhoods. And we want to make sure that the economic growth that happens in Baltimore city is something that benefits all Baltimoreans,” Tarbert explained, read about the conversation here on TEDCO's website or watch here.


BDC Recommends The City Sell 7 East Redwood

The agency’s Board of Directors voted to recommend to Mayor Brandon Scott that the city move ahead with plans to sell the 21-story building. The 184,000-square-foot building dates from 1924, that it originally served as headquarters for First National Bank in Baltimore, and that the city acquired it from Legg Mason. “This building isn’t only gorgeous – it’s a canvas for innovation in our thriving cityscape,” said BDC Executive Vice President, Kim Clark. Read about it in Baltimore Fishbowl's coverage.


Made In Baltimore Store Featured Live on FOX 45 and WJZ!

Discover unique products and support local artisans at the Made In Baltimore Store at Harborplace. This month the MIB Store at Harborplace was featured in four different live segments on Fox 45 and WJZ. Click here to see one of MIB's certified businesses, Earth Elements Soapworks by Kellie Martin on WJZ.



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