Natalie Sherman

Writer

Natalie Sherman writes about real estate and economic development. Before joining The Baltimore Sun, she covered education, economic development and city politics for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and worked as an editorial assistant at the Boston Herald. A Baltimore City native, she got her first taste of The Sun during a three-week internship in high school.

Recent Articles

  • What now for State Center site? Anxious neighbors wait for answers

    What now for State Center site? Anxious neighbors wait for answers

    When Janet Allen moved to Baltimore in 2003, she saw herself as part of a bigger mission: rebuilding blocks west of Martin Luther King Boulevard into a strong, mixed income community. Newly developed Heritage Crossing, where she bought her house, looked like a slice of suburbia, with detached homes...

  • Maryland adds 11,500 jobs in February

    Maryland adds 11,500 jobs in February

    Hiring soared in Maryland last month, as employers added 11,500 jobs, powering the strongest three-month surge of job creation the state has seen since the Great Recession. The gains, reported Friday by the U.S. Labor Department, pulled more than 14,000 people into the labor force, as people started...

  • Baltimore population falls, nearing a 100-year low, U.S. Census says

    Baltimore population falls, nearing a 100-year low, U.S. Census says

    Baltimore leaders have celebrated signs that the city appeared to have stopped hemorrhaging residents — and might even be gaining people. But new federal estimates show the city population falling to near a 100-year low. Baltimore's population fell by more than 6,700 people in the 12 months that...

  • Historic Recreation Pier reopens as Sagamore Pendry Hotel

    Historic Recreation Pier reopens as Sagamore Pendry Hotel

    Lisa DeSantis remembers parking her car inside Recreation Pier, which for years stood rotting at the foot of Fells Point. There was no room for that on Tuesday. A crowd of people jammed into the building, mounting red-carpeted stairs to celebrate its reopening as a $350-plus-a-night hotel, with...

  • Inn at the Black Olive to change into apartments

    Inn at the Black Olive to change into apartments

    The Inn at the Black Olive will be converted into apartments, one of the owners of the property said Monday. Financier Jack Dwyer, who partnered with actor and former guest Woody Harrelson to buy the property in 2014, said he expects renovations to start next week and the building to reopen in...

  • Tradepoint Atlantic CEO announces retirement

    Tradepoint Atlantic CEO announces retirement

    The CEO of Tradepoint Atlantic, which is redeveloping the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County, is stepping down for family reasons. Michael Moore came out of retirement to join Tradepoint in 2015, bringing with him experience at port operators. He said he is proud of the team's...

  • Legg Mason tower sale values building at nearly $300 million

    The developer of the Legg Mason building in Harbor East sold a majority stake in a transaction that reportedly values the property at nearly $300 million. The sale comes weeks after the city agreed to accept $1.5 million to cancel an accord that required the owner of the 24-story office tower and...

  • Legg Mason tower sale values building at nearly $300 million

    Legg Mason tower sale values building at nearly $300 million

    The developer of the Legg Mason building in Harbor East sold a majority stake in a transaction that reportedly values the property at nearly $300 million. The sale comes weeks after the city agreed to accept $1.5 million to cancel an accord that required the owner of the 24-story office tower and...

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