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Downtown sees small increases in jobs, population
Downtown sees small increases in jobs, population

Downtown Baltimore continued to add jobs and population last year, but its real estate remained stubbornly hard to fill, according to an annual report released Wednesday. Employment downtown — defined as the area within a one-mile radius of the intersection of Pratt and Light streets — rose 1.4 percent, or about 1,600 jobs, to 123,879, according to the Downtown Partnership's annual State of Downtown study. The population increased 1.5 percent, adding 635 people, for a total of 41,606. The job growth marked downtown's third year in a row of gains, but 2014 saw a far smaller increase than 2013 and 2012, each of which saw the addition of more than 8,000 jobs, according...

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