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Brochin proposes ban on developer contributions in Baltimore County

A state senator who is considering a run for Baltimore County executive wants to prevent developers from giving campaign donations to county candidates. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat from Towson, plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly as a way to end what he calls "pay-to-play" developer...

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  • COPT closes 2016 with $344 million in sales

    COPT closes 2016 with $344 million in sales

    Corporate Office Properties Trust said Tuesday it closed $54.1 million in office and land sales in the final months of 2016, including four deals in the Baltimore area. The Columbia-based real estate investment trust, which has been scaling back its portfolio, closed $344 million in dispositions...

  • Chesapeake Real Estate Group acquires land in Harford County

    Chesapeake Real Estate Group acquires land in Harford County

    Chesapeake Real Estate Group said Tuesday it has acquired about 100 acres of industrial land in Harford County. The firm hopes to redevelop the Edgewood property, located near the intersection of Trimble and Emmorton roads, with about 400,000 square feet of warehouse space, said partner Matt Laraway....

  • Worried about future, Cross Street Market merchants ask for compensation

    Worried about future, Cross Street Market merchants ask for compensation

    As the city prepares to turn Cross Street Market over to a private company to redevelop and operate the facility, merchants who will be displaced by the project are seeking compensation. Towson-based Caves Valley Partners is slated to take over the market in January and begin $6.5 million redevelopment...

  • Broadneck dream home brightens owners' lives

    Broadneck dream home brightens owners' lives

    Natural light floods Heather and Mike Riordan's home so much that there's no need to turn on lights on a sunny day. Every room offers large windows, from the wall of windows in the living room to the six in the master bedroom. Even better, Heather Riordan said, the open floor plan she sought out...

  • Maryland issues new property assessments, with average growth for homes of 6.4 percent

    Maryland issues new property assessments, with average growth for homes of 6.4 percent

    Property values in Maryland rose for the fourth year in a row in the new assessments released Wednesday by the state but remain below those recorded before the housing crash. Home values in Maryland rose an average of 6.4 percent over the last three years, according to the most recent evaluations,...

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