However, BUILD`s mentality reflects the ability to adapt to Baltimore`s challenging economic development conditions. The organization understood that they did not have much bargaining power and that they would almost certainly accept any agreement with Sagamore (Fuld 2018, 302). Realism is necessary for community groups in a city in decline. Growth is far from secure and development is essential to attract people, jobs and the larger tax base that accompanies both. Baltimore City Council President at the time of TIF approval Bernard C. “Jack” Young stressed that the city did not want Under Armour to leave Baltimore (Broadwater 2016). Baltimore needed this development and feared the negative economic repercussions of the lack of cooperation with UA and its CEO. .