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Baltimore Sun building is sold to local firm

The Calvert Street property leased by The Baltimore Sun and a neighboring parking garage have been sold to the Baltimore-based real estate investment and management firm Atapco Properties. The deal has been in the works for months, as the Chicago-based Tribune Media, which owned the buildings, sought...

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  • Greenberg Gibbons joins Caves Valley on Towson Row project

    Greenberg Gibbons joins Caves Valley on Towson Row project

    The developer of the stalled Towson Row project is bringing in a partner to help jump start the $350 million development in the heart of the Towson's commercial corridor. Greenberg Gibbons will join Caves Valley Partners on Towson Row, a massive, mixed-use development proposed for the corner of...

  • 5 homes around Baltimore for under $300K

    5 homes around Baltimore for under $300K

    An historic home with 18-inch stone walls, a bungalow one block from the bay, a six-bedroom home in Baltimore, a swanky Canton condo and a completely remodeled cottage in North Baltimore. These homes might sound like a series of listings on a high-priced, luxury real estate agent's agenda. But...

  • 'Buying into Baltimore': Selling city real estate as D.C.-alternative

    'Buying into Baltimore': Selling city real estate as D.C.-alternative

    Buyers feeling priced out of Washington might want to consider looking for a home in Baltimore. The city 40 miles northeast of downtown D.C. offers more affordable housing options. Half the homes in Baltimore sold for $140,000 or less in April, according to the most recent data from Bright MLS,...

  • Home prices rise 5 percent in April in the Baltimore area

    Home prices rise 5 percent in April in the Baltimore area

    Home prices in the Baltimore area climbed to the highest level of any April since the recession, housing analysts reported Wednesday. The median sales price jumped 5 percent year-over year last month, reflecting an improving economy and a low supply of properties for sale during the year's prime...

  • Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover extra costs of tiles

    Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover extra costs of tiles

    Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles. As of Wednesday, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla's website. Installations will begin next month in the U.S., starting with California. Installations outside the U.S. will begin next year, the...

  • Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate adds Crofton firm

    Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate adds Crofton firm

    Apex Realty LLC of Crofton has joined the franchise network of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. Renamed Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Live Well Group, Apex serves Crofton and Anne Arundel and Prince George County. The firm is led by broker Bryan Gleason and co-owners Jeff Caruso and...

  • How to hire movers

    How to hire movers

    Hiring a moving company can literally take a load off your shoulders and ease the stress of changing homes. But choosing which team to entrust your prized possessions to is not an easy call. We turned to experts for tips on what to consider when browsing options. Jeff Walker, president at MovingScam.com,...

  • Construction continues at Key's Pointe development

    Construction continues at Key's Pointe development

    Developers are moving forward with construction of 68 new townhomes and apartments at the site of a former public housing complex in O'Donnell Heights that is being rebuilt. Construction of the affordable and market rate units, which range in size from one to four bedrooms, began in the fall. The...

  • House of Ruth Maryland adds building in Baltimore

    House of Ruth Maryland adds building in Baltimore

    The domestic violence service provider House of Ruth Maryland has acquired a new building in Baltimore to boost its presence in the community and add more programs. The building, at 2521 North Charles Street, will be the group's second in the city. It and the services housed there will be funded...

  • COPT's profit swells in first quarter

    COPT's profit swells in first quarter

    Corporate Offices Properties Trust, a Columbia-based real estate investment trust focused on the government and contractor office market, reported a profit of 18 cents per share for the quarter ended March 31, up from 3 cents a year earlier. Funds from operations, a more closely watched measure...

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