Hyper-Local Approach

BCL seeks to understand the needs of each neighborhood, with a priority on economic development and entrepreneurship partnerships with organizations in East Baltimore, West Baltimore, Southwest Baltimore and Central Baltimore.

Mid-Scale Revitalization

BCL is well-positioned for small- and midscale community-driven real estate revitalization efforts that need the right size solution, particularly those surrounding anchor institutions such as universities, landmarks, and hospitals, middle neighborhoods and commercial corridors.

Job-Creating Business Retention

BCL provides the accessible capital that will attract and retain early-stage job-creating businesses within Impact Investment Areas. We serve borrowers directly and partner with community stakeholders on development and to nurture business owners through to maturity.

Blight Reduction within Baltimore High Impact Areas

For decades, BCL has played an integral role in blight reduction, commercial and small business development that further leads to resident retention and residential development within NIIF Impact Investment Neighborhoods.