With an economic downturn weighing heavily on its fortunes, the Baltimore-Washington area's commercial real estate industry will gather Wednesday for the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors' annual Commercial/Industrial Expo at the Convention Center.
This year, for the first time, the exposition will be preceded by a symposium on the state of the industry. "The Changing World of Commercial Development" will run from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
The expo itself, with 46 exhibitors, runs from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The moderator for the symposium will be David Gillece, president of the Baltimore Economic Development Corp. Among the presenters are some of the most prominent figures in Baltimore's commercial real estate and development business, including: