The subject site will be the new 4.57 AC Bell Gate Shopping Center. The development is situated at the signalized intersection of Business Rt 1 and Old Joppa Rd. The site will benefit from the new apartment complex located across the street as well as the affluent area with an average income of over $90K. Bel Air, MD is located 30 miles northeast of downtown Baltimore. The town is comprised of close knit residential neighborhoods surrounding the old town center commercial district. The area has had economic growth by focusing on gaining national and boutique retailers, adding new residential units, and enticing new businesses with assistance programs.