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Tag Archives: Greater Baltimore Committee

On the Move, 6/30: Colliers hires Manekin as managing director and principal

Robert A. Manekin has joined Colliers International in the Baltimore region as managing director and principal. Manekin specializes in corporate services, tenant representation for law firms and consulting. He previously was as a senior vice president of Manekin LLC, a ...

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Editorial: Job creation is job one

Earlier this month, state and local economic development officials got an earful on Maryland’s lagging performance in job creation from economist Anirban Basu at their annual convention. The chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group Inc. called the state’s job ...

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$24.4M being spent to spruce up the Convention Center

At the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual meeting last month, a crowd of 800 was wowed by plans to expand the Baltimore Convention Center, as well as build a new hotel and arena. But what Baltimoreans may not know is that ...

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Top 5: ‘Frankly, we have no choice’

Marylanders could see increases at toll booths around the state, and a heavily-traveled street in downtown Baltimore will be closed for two weeks for construction. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Maryland toll increases get ...

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Hackerman offer of $500M is key to GBC initiative

A week after unveiling a $500 million pledge by 92-year-old construction magnate Willard Hackerman to build a combined arena and 500-room hotel, executives of the Greater Baltimore Committee are working to seal the deal in writing with executives at Hackerman’s ...

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John C. Murphy: A radical solution for Baltimore’s relentless decline

Over the years, we have grown closer to our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C. The cities are alike in many ways. Their populations are roughly equal. Many Baltimore residents now commute to jobs in D.C. Many Washingtonians visit our ...

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Top 5: ‘…the next generation of the Inner Harbor experience’

Major development plans were announced this week for Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and Prince George’s County’s National Harbor. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. GBC unveils plans for Inner Harbor redevelopment – by Melody Simmons and ...

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Week in Review – 5/27/2011

Inner Harbor makeover Sweeping redevelopment plans for the Inner Harbor — including a $900 million multiplex for a new arena, hotel and expanded convention center, waterfront attractions and a new look for Rash Field — were unveiled Wednesday by the Greater ...

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Editorial: GBC’s plan a giant step forward

Six months ago, when the Greater Baltimore Committee advanced a bold proposal to expand the city’s convention center and connect it to a new arena, we praised the idea but warned that the public and private sectors would have to ...

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