While consumer and business needs change, regions with such storied histories as the Greater Baltimore region often benefit from established, multigenerational companies. Greater Baltimore is seeing growth in many industries but one of the most significant has been the construction industry due to the growth in commercial and residential development.
Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Jamie Alban, CEO of Alban Cat, a construction equipment company headquartered in Baltimore for four generations since 1927.
According to the Maryland State Arts Council, our state's arts organizations have an economic impact of more than $1 billion. In Greater Baltimore, there are more than 9,500 full time equivalent jobs in the arts, double the median number found in similar-sized regions. Joining us today for Why Baltimore is Julia-Marciari Alexander, Executive Director of the Walters Art Museum.