The Division of Commercial Business Activities of the Office of Commercial Management primary goal is to engage in third party revenue-producing contracts by developing solicitation documents and by preparing and negotiating revenue-producing leases, concession agreements, and contracts for tenants and concessionaires at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) and Martin State Airport (MTN). The Division has primary responsibility for the commercial use of Airport property, ground transportation services, the implementation of concession programs and the lease of space and facilities.

Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities
BWI Tenant Directive 402.1

The Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) advertises and awards contracts for commodities, small procurement, service, maintenance, construction, architectural and engineering, and lease and concession contracts. A Bid Bond, Performance Bond and/or Payment Bond may be required for each separate procurement. More specific information may be found in each procurement/contracting section.

If you feel your company may qualify as a minority business enterprise, or if you have any questions pertaining to certification procedures and/or eligibility criteria, please contact the MAA’s Office of Fair Practices or the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Minority Business Enterprise.

Office of Fair Practices
Maryland Aviation Administration

P.O. Box 8766
BWI Airport, MD 21240
Office of Minority Business Enterprise
Maryland Department of Transportation

7201 Corporate Center Drive
P.O. Box 548
Hanover, MD 21076

All successful bidders or an out of state business entity doing business with the MAA must be registered with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation. Information on how to qualify may be obtained from:

Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation
301 Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

For other information pertaining to business regulations in this state, you may need to contact the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation at 410-333-6200, or the Maryland Department of the Environment at 410-631-3000. To obtain a Federal ID Number, contact the Internal Revenue Service at 410-962-2590.

Revenue-producing contracts at a transportation facility are exempt from State Procurement Law. See State Finance and Procurement Article, Section 11-202(3); COMAR However, the agreement must be approved by the Board of Public Works because the agreement constitutes a lease and use of State property under State Finance and Procurement Article, Section 10-305.

Commercial Bid Opportunities - BWI Marshall Airport