Most recent donation made to Maryland Food Bank

Baltimore, MD (January 12, 2021) – NAIOP Maryland, the local commercial real estate association, donated $35,000 to six different non-profit organizations that support people in need throughout the greater Baltimore and central Maryland region in 2020. The most recent gift was presented to the Maryland Food Bank. Other groups supported by NAIOP Maryland last year included the Baltimore Community Foundation, City of Refuge Baltimore, Feed Anne Arundel County, UMBC Foundation/Choice Jobs Foundation and World Central Kitchen.

“2020 was an extremely challenging year for many businesses and individuals throughout Maryland, and our Board of Directors specifically identified local organizations that provide food and housing assistance to the local community,” explained Jim Lighthizer, President of NAIOP-MD. “Our industry has the means and the desire to better the communities that we invest in Maryland, and each of the groups we supported have well-conceived and executed programs that make a positive impact to many.”

NAIOP Maryland has approximately 400 members and represents the interests of the commercial real estate industry throughout the state. The Maryland Chapter is part of the international network of approximately 55 chapters in North America and is comprised of commercial real estate development companies and professionals engaged with affiliated service companies including the architectural, brokerage, construction, interior design and law industries.