BLocal

Partnering for Better Baltimore

Beatty Development Group is a proud participant in Johns Hopkins’ BLocal initiative. BLocal is a commitment by Baltimore businesses to leverage their collective hiring and purchasing power to strengthen the city’s economy. As part of Beatty Development’s commitment, we have made pledges to help grow, mentor, and partner with minority and women-owned businesses, and to hire from local communities.

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Our Goals

Build

Partner with BLocal companies to create a Contractor’s College that will provide support to growing Baltimore-based contractors.

Result:
Active participant in the Contractor’s College. Instructed a course on reading and understanding construction documents, in addition to providing a tour of two active construction projects on the Harbor Point site.

Hire

Hire Baltimore City youth in support of the Hire One Youth program in Summer 2016.

Result:
Hired 15 Baltimore City youths and provided a five week summer program focused on job training and mentoring.