City Shops Developer Interest in Six Surplus School Buildings

Baltimore, MD – The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) has issued a call for expressions of interest (EOI) to develop six city-owned surplus school buildings.  The properties cover more than 60 acres of city-owned land and are part of the City’s 21st Century Schools Initiative in which Baltimore City Schools are required to surplus multiple school buildings over the next 10 years.

The EOI process is being utilized to help determine potential re-use of each site. DHCD began utilizing the EOI process in December of 2019 as a cost-effective way to measure the level of developer interest.  Information about the locations, size, timing, etc., can be found using the agency online mechanism to inquire and submit proposals. 

Former school buildings included in this round of surplus properties include:

Lake Clifton High
Sarah M. Roach Elementary
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary
Grove Park Elementary
Dr. Raynor Browne Elementary 
Dr. Roland N. Patterson, Sr. Academy     

To view more information about the properties, or to learn more about the EOI process, visit  The deadline for the submission of EOIs for the listed properties is Monday, March 30, 2020.  Interested parties can also attend a pre-submission conference to learn more about these opportunities on Thursday, February 13, 2020, 417 E. Fayette Street, 8th floor, 5-6 p.m. 



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