Meredith Cohn

Writer

Meredith Cohn came to The Sun in 2000 to cover commercial real estate after nearly a decade covering politics and business. Most of her recent time, however, has been dedicated to health and medicine, following all the advances in research at local institutions and the launching of the state’s online health insurance exchange. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends.

Recent Articles

  • Pratt Street office building sells for more than $80 million

    Pratt Street office building sells for more than $80 million

    One East Pratt Street, known as the PNC building, was sold to a Miami-based real estate investment Banyan Street Capital for $80.1 million, state property records show. The nearly 380,000-square-foot Inner Harbor office building at the corner of Pratt and Light streets was last sold four years...

  • Affordable housing for Baltimore artists, formerly homeless in the works for downtown

    Affordable housing for Baltimore artists, formerly homeless in the works for downtown

    A Baltimore developer is proposing to bring 78 mostly affordable housing units that could be used as artist housing and permanent places for the formerly homeless to two city-owned lots on Mulberry Street. City officials chose the Baltimore-based French Development Co. and Episcopal Housing Corp....

  • Baltimore area home prices rise 6.5 percent from last year

    Baltimore area home prices rise 6.5 percent from last year

    Baltimore-area home prices rose 6.5 percent in February from the same month a year ago, reflecting growing sales volume amid reduced inventory, according to a new housing report. February’s median home price was $245,000, up $15,000 from a year ago and the highest level in a decade, according to...

  • Apartment building developed by Wendell Pierce to open in April

    Apartment building developed by Wendell Pierce to open in April

    Actor Wendell Piece, star of “The Wire,” announced the grand opening of his new apartment complex called The Nelson Kohl Apartments in Station North will be early next month. In a tweet, he said, “Grand Opening of The Nelson Kohl Apartments 20 E. Lanvale. April 6th 11:30am. Come and join me as...

  • Five Minutes with Al Rubeling of JMT Architecture

    Five Minutes with Al Rubeling of JMT Architecture

    Al Rubeling was a 26-year-old architect when he pooled his life savings of $2,000 and opened his own firm. “I was an entrepreneur and I didn’t know it,” said Rubeling, now 63 and a leader in an organization larger than he ever imagined. Rubeling had grown Rubeling & Associates to a local force...

  • Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby's heart and chance for a normal life

    Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby's heart and chance for a normal life

    Surgeons trying a new way to save the life of a baby born with half a heart stood over her open chest and waited for the FedEx box. Doctors in Miami had overnighted two small vials of stem cells to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Now the Baltimore surgeons would inject the cells, derived...

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