Sarah Gantz

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Sarah Gantz is a business reporter for The Baltimore Sun. She writes about development and real estate. Prior to joining The Sun in 2016, Sarah spent four years as a health care reporter at the Baltimore Business Journal. Sarah studied journalism at Boston University and is from New York.

Recent Articles

  • Howard County man charged with involuntary manslaughter

    Howard County man charged with involuntary manslaughter

    A Howard County man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a co-worker he struck over the summer died last week. Byron Darnell Powers, 63, of Severn, has been released on $20,000 bond, Howard County Police said Tuesday. He did not have an attorney listed in online court records. Police...

  • Rosen Sapperstein & Friedlander moves to Towson

    Rosen Sapperstein & Friedlander moves to Towson

    Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander, a business consulting and accounting firm, has moved its headquarters to Towson from Owings Mills. The new 14,000-square-foot office in Towson Commons at 405 York Road will house more than 50 employees and has room for future expansion, the company said Tuesday....

  • White Marsh Mall bathroom cam sheds light on rise of security camera use

    White Marsh Mall bathroom cam sheds light on rise of security camera use

    Security specialists urged people to be vigilant about hidden cameras after Baltimore County Police on Thursday arrested a man they say secretly filmed people in a family bathroom at White Marsh Mall. Such incidents remain relatively uncommon, security specialists said, but as technology advances...

  • Two new historic districts slated for former Superblock area

    Two new historic districts slated for former Superblock area

    City leaders are considering creating two new historic districts in West Baltimore, a move they say could accelerate revitalization of a once-bustling shopping district that has been largely vacant for years. Baltimore’s Planning Commission unanimously voted Thursday to formally designate the Howard...

  • Icelandair bringing back BWI flights

    Icelandair bringing back BWI flights

    Icelandair is bringing back its nonstop service to Iceland from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a decade’s absence. The airline will begin four weekly round-trip flights to Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, beginning May 28, the company said Wednesday. The airline...

  • Towson Commons office building, garage sold for $18 million

    Towson Commons office building, garage sold for $18 million

    The Towson Commons office building and garage have been sold to Baltimore-based CSG Partners for $18 million. The deal for the 10-story office building at 1 W. Pennsylvania Ave. in Towson and the eight-story parking garage closed Dec. 14. The building, which is anchored by LA Fitness, was 90 percent...

  • Baltimore-area home sale prices continue to climb as sale closings decline in December

    Baltimore-area home sale prices continue to climb as sale closings decline in December

    Baltimore-area home sale prices continued to rise in December, even as the number of sales declined from the same time last year. A total of 3,062 deals closed in December, down 4.2 percent from the same month in 2016. The median sale price of $250,000 was up 2 percent, or about $5,000, from last...

  • University of Maryland expanding employee home-buying incentive program

    University of Maryland expanding employee home-buying incentive program

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore is pumping $1.5 million into a program that encourages employees to buy homes in neighborhoods surrounding the institution’s West Baltimore academic and medical campuses. Through the university’s Live Near Your Work program, full- and part-time employees can...

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