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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

  • Maryland's unemployment rate stays constant in July at 4.3 percent

    Maryland's unemployment rate stays constant in July at 4.3 percent

    The unemployment rate in July in Maryland was 4.3 percent, unchanged from recent months and up from 4.1 percent a year ago, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s relatively the same as the national rate, which dipped .1 percentage point from...

  • New retail planned in heart of downtown Baltimore at Pratt and Light streets

    New retail planned in heart of downtown Baltimore at Pratt and Light streets

    Work will begin next year on a glassy pavilion to house shops and restaurants on a prominent block in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor. The unit block of East Pratt Street between Light and Charles streets features an underused strip of land in front of the Transamerica building, the city’s...

  • Brink's buys Hunt Valley-based Dunbar Armored

    Brink's buys Hunt Valley-based Dunbar Armored

    Brink’s Co. has completed it acquisition of Hunt Valley-based Dunbar Armored Inc. for $520 million in cash, boosting the reach of the global leader in cash management and secure transportation logistics — also known as armored cars. Brink’s purchase of its smaller rival ends Dunbar’s 95-year run....

  • Owner of former Baltimore Sun building ponders new uses

    Owner of former Baltimore Sun building ponders new uses

    The future of The Baltimore Sun’s former home on Calvert Street just north of downtown remains up in the air. The building’s new owner said it still is evaluating the possibilities for the sprawling brick structure that spans two blocks and includes a parking garage in a third. “We are continuing...

  • Small businesses graduate from training program funded by Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs

    Small businesses graduate from training program funded by Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs

    Aaron McNeil had just graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in vocal performance and gone to work for a bank in Northern Virginia when he had a sweet idea. “My mom and I decided to test how our cupcakes would do outside of friends and family,” he said. “So we found a place in...

  • Housing prices go up in July around the region

    Housing prices go up in July around the region

    The relative shortage of houses for sale in the Baltimore region continues to push up sales prices, with the median price of a home in July up 2.6 percent from this same month last year to $277,000. Sales volume continued to climb further eroding the inventory of homes for sale. The number of sale...

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