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Annapolis Development Corp. Holds Breakfast

Mar 15, 2011 06:59PM ● By Anonymous

The meeting was sponsored by BB&T and the audience was welcomed by  AEDC Chair Midgett Parker, to the third in what are six “Listening Tours” being held throughout the City of Annapolis. Bill Vining gave an overview of project Prosperity and  the Maryland Performing Arts Center Theater project.

Two of the three Panelists: Developer Jerry Parks and Restaurateur Gavin Buckley talked about why they had  invested in Annapolis and how they selected the retail and restaurants they included in their projects.  and Maria Broadbent, the new Director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Services  was asked what she perceived as her biggest challenges in implementing the approvals process.

The next commercial district meeting is the Downtown Forum, to be held May 11th at Marriott Waterfront 8am-10am. On the agenda will be the preliminary AEDC and BBP LLC Retail Market Study results and waterfront redevelopment.

The event will be sponsored by SunTrust Bank. For more information contact Michael C. Pachler AEDC Director of Marketing and Communications at