Martin Walsh

Landing a Fortune 500 company in Baltimore

Landing a Fortune 500 company in Baltimore

Pardon the sports analogies, but football season is upon us, and now is the time to orchestrate a game plan for a key Baltimore economic victory. Compiled by Fortune magazine, the “Fortune 500” is the definitive list of America’s top revenue generating companies. Baltimore is the nation’s largest city without one; a decisive win would be to land a Fortune 500 corporate headquarters the next time one moves.

It won’t be easy. The challenges of Maryland’s largest city are widely known: violent protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray in 2015, record-high murder...

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