Tag: economic development

JHU Assesses its ‘HopkinsLocal’ Economic Development Initiative: So Far, So Good

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Photo via JHU Hub

In the wake of the riots following Freddie Gray’s death at the hands of police, Johns Hopkins University committed to investing more in the City of Baltimore through its “HopkinsLocal” program. Today, the school released a report taking stock of how well it did in its first full year. The verdict? Pretty well, so far.

Morgan Stanley Plans 800 New Jobs in Baltimore

Morgan Stanley's Harbor Point office.
Morgan Stanley’s Harbor Point office

There’s big economic development news in Baltimore this afternoon, and it doesn’t have to do with Under Armour or Hopkins. Morgan Stanley is set for a big expansion in Baltimore that will bring lots of new jobs.

Pugh Plots Changes in City Hall After Winning Mayor’s Race


PughPurpleThe morning after securing victory in the Baltimore mayor’s race, Catherine Pugh once again sounded the theme of community development.