Over Half of Baltimore County Small Businesses Lost Revenue Due to Key Bridge Collapse, Report Says

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Newly released data from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce is giving a better picture of how the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge impacted businesses in Baltimore and statewide. According to the report, 64 percent of small businesses in around Baltimore County say they lost revenue due to the collapse. The data was collected from over fifty businesses, with more than half of them being labeled as small businesses. The study revealed Baltimore County is one of the most affected areas. This comes as the Small Business Administration prepares to close the remaining recovery centers in Dundalk and Baltimore City today.

Building Bridges to Recovery Coalition: The Maryland Chamber has joined forces with the Greater Baltimore Committee, World Trade Center Institute, Greater Washington Partnership, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other key partners to launch the Building Bridges to Recovery Coalition. This broad-based coalition brings together stakeholders from across sectors to address the challenges and disruptions caused by this tragic disaster, serving as a centralized advocate and resource hub for businesses throughout Maryland. We are facilitating information exchange, resource sharing and advocacy efforts to support organizations of all sizes and industries impacted throughout the state of Maryland.

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