In Downtown Bel Air
Greatness Awaits

Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland

We envision Bel Air’s future as a sustainable community in which people live, work, and play. We attract and welcome diverse neighborhoods where our parks, schools, and commercial centers are vibrant assets that enrich our quality of life. Our success is based on strong collaborations with our government and economic partners.

Market Studies

The Town of Bel Air has conducted several market studies in the past 20+ years. Click the links below to view the two most recent studies from 2016 and 2023.


Arts and Entertainment District

Downtown Bel Air is a Main Street Maryland Community and a state recognized Arts and Entertainment District. Bel Air is a thriving and growing stage for concerts, art galleries, dance performances, theater for all ages, festivals and memorable holiday cultural events.

Transformative Projects in our Vision

Bel Air is exploring ways to expand up and out through greater building heights and densities as well as strategic annexation opportunities. The Town of Bel Air has identified five priority project concepts to catalyze investment and growth in the town. While many of the projects are in the exploratory phase, they represent the town’s commitment towards a common vision for the future of Bel Air. Learn more by checking out the 2016 Market Study here, or by downloading the 2016 Market Study, Town of Bel Air Comprehensive Plan and Town of Bel Air Sustainability below.


Main Street Center

A new structured parking and office space facility for Harford County government functions with ground floor retail. An RFP has been issued for property development.

Bond Street Build-Out

Infill development of upscale multi-family and mixed-use with new combination structured parking and retail development. See more examples in the Market Study.