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Downtown Baltimore lost workers and visitors amid pandemic but hopes for rebound

April 14, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic sent downtown Baltimore’s economy into a tailspin, resulting in sharp drops in employment, visitors, office occupancy and retail sales last year, a report released Tuesday morning shows. But city and business leaders are hopeful the city can rebound, and they see bright spots such as continued demand for housing and a stable population, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore said in its annual State of Downtown Baltimore Report. Downtown’s population remained nearly unchanged at 42,336, compared with 42,706 in 2019.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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