The Capital recognizes benefits of City’s Economic Development Corp.

Yesterday The Capital published a positive editorial that affirms the approach we are taking with the new Annapolis Economic Development Corporation. We owe this progress to the tremendous amount of time and hard work that the AEDC’s talented board and staff have given to retain, expand and attract businesses in our city. I thank them [...]

Baltimore Sun editorial about Market House

Today the Baltimore Sun weighed in on the Market House, stating that the proposed lease with Gone to Market was “a good plan that had too many critics.” … we hope that the new plan will not be subjected to the immense second-guessing that has plagued both the Gone to Market proposal and prior Market [...]

Mayor Talks More About Market House; City Council to Consider Lease Amendments Tonight

Mayor Cohen continues to make the case about why the Market House lease with Gone to Market LLC, a Baltimore-based developer of markets, makes economic sense. In an op/ed piece in The Capital on Sunday, the Mayor argues that the financial terms in the lease create the “incentive” for Gone to Market “to build up [...]

‘Right vision … right operator … right protections’

In his video message this week (10:14), Mayor Cohen walks through the highlights of the City’s negotiated Market House lease with Gone to Market LLC, a Baltimore-based developer of markets. He explains what’s in the lease and what’s not. From the mayor’s perspective, the 30-year lease “reflects the priorities of the City Council” because it [...]