Leasing with us

Baltimore Public Markets Corporation leases spaces at the
Avenue, Broadway, Hollins, Northeast, and Cross Street Markets.

Submit the following required items:
  • A completely filled out application must be submitted.
  • Two years of financial information: copies of most recent tax returns OR  business/personal financial statements along with a  copy of your most current bank statement.
 
Additional items needed after approval of your proposal:
  • A copy of business organizational documents if not operating as a sole proprietorship.
  • A notarized statement that you have not been involved in any bankruptcy proceedings in the past three years.
  • A security deposit of up to three months rent and the first month’s rent will be required at lease signing.
  • A set of building plans are required.  (See Market Rules & Regulations)
  • Before any licensed contractor can begin work on your stall they must provide proof of liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000. Baltimore Public Markets Corporation and the Mayor City Council of Baltimore must be listed as Additional Insured before construction can begin.
  • Tenant must provide proof of liability insurance coverage (minimum limit $1,000,000) within 15 days of lease agreement. Baltimore Public Markets Corporation and the Mayor City Council of Baltimore must be listed as additional Insured.
  • Copies of all licenses and permits to operate your business within 30 days of lease signing. (Example – Sales Tax License, Trader’s License, Food Permit, etc.)
Need more info or have questions?  Send email to Scott Garfield: sgarfield@lexingtonmarket.com or call 410-685-6169.
Submit the following required items:
  • The application form must be filled out completely and submitted along with a letter of intent stating the business you are interested in purchasing, the Market the business is located in, the purchase price of the business and your personal information including name, address and phone number.
  • Two years of financial information of the purchaser, copies of tax returns and business/personal financial statements along with a copy of your most current bank statement.
  • A letter from the current merchant stating their desire to sell their business, including a request for the termination of their lease agreement with the Corporation so that the sale can proceed.
Additional items needed after BPMC Management approval:
  • A copy of business organizational documents if not operating as a sole proprietorship.
  • A notarized statement that you have not been involved in any bankruptcy proceedings in the past three years.
  • A certificate from a licensed electrician certifying that all electrical components meetspecifications and codes.
  • A certificate from a licensed plumber certifying that all drains are running freely and grease traps are working properly.
  • A security deposit of up to three months rent and the first month’s rent will be required at lease signing.
  • Proof of liability insurance coverage (minimum limit $1,000,000) within 15 days of lease agreement.
  • Copies of all licenses and permits to operate your business within 30 days of lease signing.
  • If changes will be made to the existing business site, a set of plans will be required. Plans must include top and side views, a detailed floor plan indicating placement of all equipment with dimensions (See Market Rules & Regulations).  The plans also must include construction material approval from the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation. Plans for food handling operations must be submitted to the City of Baltimore, Health Department, Plans Review Section located on the 2nd floor of 210 Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202.  Please call 410-396-4544 for an appointment.
  • Before any licensed contractor can begin work on your stall they must provide proof of liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.
  • A Food Permit must be obtained prior to starting / opening the business.
Need more info or have questions?  Send email to Scott Garfield: sgarfield@lexingtonmarket.com or call 410-685-6169.