Under the direction of Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate, the university and health system are working to increase the amount of addressable spend that is committed to certified minority-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged businesses (MBEs) and local business enterprises (LBEs).
Johns Hopkins plans to:
- Continue to encourage the participation of MWBE and LBE firms on Johns Hopkins D&C projects: Achieve 20% of addressable spend with MWBEs by FY 2026, achieve 20% of addressable spend with LBEs
- Strengthen economic inclusion programming by conducting a comprehensive assessment and review of the Johns Hopkins Design & Construction Marketplace
- Expand technical assistance and capacity building programs
- Broaden outreach, engagement, and networking opportunities with internal and external stakeholders