Anne Arundel County Proposed Arts and Conference Center Market and Economic Study

study summary

In April 2023, the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) Board of Directors approved a request from the Mayor of the City of Annapolis (City) for the MSA to manage a market and economic study for a proposed arts and conference center in Annapolis, MD. The City is requesting the use of the MSA’s on-call market, economic, and business consultant, Crossroads Consulting Services LLC to perform the study. The study intends to provide objective, research-based information to assist the City while making decisions regarding potential economic and fiscal benefits associated with the proposed arts and conference center.

The total cost of the study is $67,100. The project is led by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County and Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. These organizations will fully fund the study. 


Study Director

Gary McGuigan, Executive Vice President, Capital Projects Development Group

Study Manager

Al Tyler, Vice President, Capital Projects Development Group

Study Budget


Market/Economic Study:

Crossroads Consulting Services, LLC