Sarah Gantz

Writer

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

  • Comptroller Franchot seeks to lift cap on craft beer production, sales

    Comptroller Franchot seeks to lift cap on craft beer production, sales

    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot unveiled a legislative package Monday that would make sweeping changes to the state’s regulation of craft breweries. Franchot’s 12-point “Reform on Tap Act of 2018” would eliminate limits on sales from taprooms and for take-home consumption for the state’s breweries....

  • Alex. Brown to reopen Annapolis office

    Alex. Brown to reopen Annapolis office

    Alex. Brown, a Baltimore-based subsidiary of financial services company Raymond James, is reopening a wealth management office in Annapolis. The office will be located at the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole on Somerville Road and will continue to rebuild the legacy investment banking name that...

  • Laureate Education eyes growth in emerging markets

    Laureate Education eyes growth in emerging markets

    Not quite a year into its second stint as a publicly traded company, Laureate Education is preparing to install its second-ever CEO, who will have the challenge of lifting the company out of debt while pursuing aggressive growth. Eilif Serck-Hanssen will succeed longtime Laureate CEO Doug Becker...

  • National Aquarium reports annual economic impact of $455 million

    National Aquarium reports annual economic impact of $455 million

    The National Aquarium generated $455 million for Maryland in 2016, according to a new report commissioned by the Inner Harbor destination. While the number of visitors to the aquarium in Baltimore has remained steady over the past five years, at about 1.3 million annually, the aquarium’s economic...

  • Eddie's of Mount Vernon approved for demolition

    Eddie's of Mount Vernon approved for demolition

    Baltimore’s historic preservation commission has approved the demolition of Eddie’s in Mount Vernon to make way for a new grocery store and mixed-use development. The project by Mount Vernon resident and developer Dennis Richter required approval from the Commission on Historic Architectural Preservation...

  • Questar tops off 414 Light St. tower on Baltimore Inner Harbor

    Questar tops off 414 Light St. tower on Baltimore Inner Harbor

    Questar has topped off its 44-story luxury apartment building, 414 Light Street. At 500 feet tall, the building is the tallest residential tower in Maryland, according to Questar. The Transamerica building retains its status as the city’s tallest building, at 528 feet. “We take great pride in achieving...

  • Baltimore-area home sales, prices continue to climb in October

    Baltimore-area home sales, prices continue to climb in October

    Baltimore-area home sales and prices continued their upward climb in October, as inventory contracted for the 26th consecutive month. A total of 3,097 homes sold in the Baltimore area for a median price of $260,000 in October, up $7,000 from the same month last year, according to a ShowingTime...

  • Community leaders and developers vow to sustain progress around Mondawmin despite Target's closing

    Community leaders and developers vow to sustain progress around Mondawmin despite Target's closing

    Two-and-a-half years after protesters and police clashed outside Mondawmin Mall, there’s a development spurt in the surrounding West Baltimore neighborhoods. Dozens of apartments are under construction, businesses and nonprofits have moved in, and home sales are on the rise. But efforts to move...

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