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Reports and Publications

Review all the Department of Economic and Workforce Development’s (DEWD) major reports and publications, ranging from strategic visioning and planning, economic and workforce data, and innovative strategies for strengthening our economy and workforce.

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Jobs of the Future: Trends in Occupational Employment, 2015 to 2024

The cover page of the Jobs of the Future PDF.

In order to fulfill its mission to promote economic and workforce development, and meet industry and workforce demands over the next 10 years, DEWD commissioned the study “Jobs of the Future: Trends in Occupational Employment” to identify and assess new and emerging job trends in its employment clusters. The report provides data on industry and occupational employment for the County’s nine industry clusters, describes the County’s workforce demographic profile and provides recommendations to guide the County’s economic and workforce strategy based on the analyses conducted.

Baltimore County Local Workforce Area Plan 

The cover of the Local Area Workforce Plan document.

Baltimore County’s blueprint for implementing The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act signed into law July 22, 2014. This document outlines how Baltimore County will work to achieve the vision of a job-driven workforce system that helps job seekers and workers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in the labor market, and match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. 


Explore Baltimore County's Business Communities

Owings Mills Business Center

Whether you are looking for a walkable, amenity-rich downtown for a new office, industrial land with superb highway, rail and port access, or a landscaped suburban office park, Baltimore County offers nine diverse business communities to meet your needs. Explore each of Baltimore County’s nine business community profiles in more detail.

Eastern Baltimore County Emerges as a Major Hub, again

future location of Tradepoint Atlantic

This Sage Policy Group, Inc. (Sage) report assesses the economic and fiscal impact of the planned activities of Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA) – the East Coast’s largest privately-owned industrial and terminal site. The study group projects that the completed development will create nearly 17,000 jobs, both directly and indirectly, over the next decade, accounting for an estimated $2.9 billion in regional economic impact.

Common Ground: A Vision for Redeveloping Sparrows Point and Leveraging the Industrial Assets of East Baltimore County 

The cover of the Common Ground document.

Led by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the Sparrows Point Partnership, this 2013 report outlines redevelopment recommendations for the Sparrows Point peninsula, the former Bethlehem Steel property now owned by Tradepoint Atlantic. 


Baltimore County Department of Economic Development and Workforce Development: Strategic Operations Plan (2012)

Cover of the Strategic Operations document.

The 2012 Strategic Operations Plan serves as a playbook for helping businesses connect with each other and grow; a management tool for launching new ventures and collaborative partnerships; and a springboard for redesign of the workforce delivery system to help residents improve their work skills so that they find good paying jobs. 

Revised July 3, 2017         


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