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City of Baltimore Development Corporation

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a non-profit organization, which serves as the economic development agency for the City of Baltimore.

About

 

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a non-profit organization, which serves as the economic development agency for the City of Baltimore.  Our mission is to retain and expand existing businesses, support cultural resources, and attract new opportunities that spur economic growth and help create jobs. 

BDC is a one-stop shop for anyone interested in opening, relocating or expanding a business in Baltimore City.  We provide technical assistance, permit expedition, City service follow-up, business planning, and financial assistance.  

BDC offers a variety of loan programs for businesses of all sizes as well as a facade improvement grants for commercial corridors.  Our initiatives include the Baltimore Main Streets, Emerging Technology Center (ETC), and the Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), which all provide assistance to small businesses.

Services

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Micro Loans
  • Tax Credits

Import and Export Assistance

  • Import/Export Certification and Licensing

Office, Incubator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Site Location

Starting a Business

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
Primary ContactSusan Yum
Addresss36 South Charles Street
Suite 2100
Baltimore, MD 21201-3015
Phone(410) 837-9305
Fax(410) 837-6363