Baltimore was named one of the best cities for Small Businesses, according to and

Citybizlist NerdWallet looked at data from the Milken Institute and Thumbtack to determine which of the 20 largest cities in America make it easier for small businesses to launch, grow and do well. They also considered the cities growth rates, which were based on five-year history of job creation, salary increases, as well as expansion of technology firms. For more information, visit the citybizlist article.

Baltimore came in #4, which is a great sign for our small businesses.

I love to hear great things about Baltimore small businesses and how they are allowed to thrive in our city!

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