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

  • BGE CEO Butler named "Industrialist of the Year"

    BGE CEO Butler named "Industrialist of the Year"

    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. was honored Thursday as Industrialist of the Year by Baltimore Museum of Industry. The William Donald Schaefer Industrialist of the Year Award recognizes business leaders with innovative approaches to industry and dedication to their communities....

  • TEDCO names new chief executive

    TEDCO names new chief executive

    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has tapped as its new chief executive an investor with a track record of leading Baltimore-area startup companies. George Davis will take over as chief executive officer of TEDCO on June 26. As CEO Davis will oversee TEDCO's entrepreneurship programs and...

  • Flood of new apartments in Baltimore raises question: Are there too many?

    Flood of new apartments in Baltimore raises question: Are there too many?

    As developers flood Baltimore with apartments in response to what they see as an insatiable appetite for new residences, the numbers raise a question: Are there too many? Just over 5,600 residential units, mostly apartments, were under construction in Baltimore and 1,800 more were approved as of...

  • Five minutes with Ryan Fisher, co-founder of Baltimore wood stove maker MF Fire

    Five minutes with Ryan Fisher, co-founder of Baltimore wood stove maker MF Fire

    Ryan Fisher knew he wanted to be an engineer but had no idea he'd someday use those skills to build a better wood stove. Fisher and Taylor Myers co-founded MF Fire, the Baltimore-based maker of a high-tech wood stove designed to burn more efficiently, while reducing carbon emissions and saving...

  • Kaydon Ring & Seal to begin layoffs in July

    Kaydon Ring & Seal to begin layoffs in July

    Kaydon Ring & Seal, an aerospace parts maker, will begin to shutter its Southwest Baltimore factory and lay off 217 employees in July, according to paperwork filed with the state. Layoffs will begin July 13 and occur in four phases through April 2019, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining...

  • Continental Realty Corp. buys Nashville-area apartment community for $47.3 million

    Continental Realty Corp. buys Nashville-area apartment community for $47.3 million

    Continental Realty Corp., a Baltimore real estate firm, has acquired a 320-unit Tennessee apartment community for $47.3 million. The community, called Bell Murfreesboro, encompasses 38 three-story buildings on a 16.4 acre site. Built in 2008, the property is located in Murfreesburo, about 35 miles...

  • Demolition notice arrives days after Baltimore building already torn down

    Demolition notice arrives days after Baltimore building already torn down

    The letter Pamela Evans received from Baltimore Housing told her something she already knew: the two adjoined rowhouses behind hers were going to be knocked down in an emergency demolition. In fact, the two Riverside properties were gone already, knocked down a day before the letter was written,...

  • Inner Harbor carousel closes

    Inner Harbor carousel closes

    After more than three decades and two operators, Baltimore's Inner Harbor carousel is gone for good. The operator, Charm City Carousel Entertainment, packed up the attraction in early May, and the city has no plan to replace it, officials said. The merry-go-round struggled to attract visitors and...

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