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New office building rises in Owings Mills

The multistory parking garages rising next to Interstate 795 stand as the most visible signs of new construction near the Owings Mills Metro station.

But just behind the car-centered structures, officials say development of a dense and walkable downtown is starting to take off — validating the idea of the transit-oriented development that was first proposed there more than 15 years ago.

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Md. landlords get warnings over lead paint

With many Maryland landlords failing to respond to the state's expanded effort to curb childhood lead poisoning, officials are mass-mailing pointed reminders this summer to tens of thousands of property owners to register their rental units or risk being fined.

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Elkridge flex buildings trade for $34.15M

Three flex office buildings at the Troy Hill Tech Center in Elkridge fetched $34.15 million, a firm that helped broker the deal said Thursday.

The Howard County buildings, which total about 175,000 square feet, are partially leased to Comcast. They are located close to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and the headquarters of the National Security Agency.

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Strategic Factory to formally open new headquarters

A growing Baltimore County printing and marketing company is scheduled to formally open its new 40,000-square-foot headquarters in Owings Mills next week, but CEO Keith Miller already has set his sights on a new building.

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Red Line cancellation stops property acquisitions

Maryland officials plan to notify about 500 property owners that the state no longer intends to buy their land or underground rights to make way for the Red Line light rail project.

Gov. Larry Hogan in June pulled the plug on the 14.1-mile project, which would have crossed the city and linked Woodlawn to Bayview, citing its costliness.

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With two new projects, waterfront development would continue

Two new proposed office projects in Canton and Harbor Point presented to the city Thursday would continue the evolution of Baltimore's Inner Harbor from its industrial past to a work-live-play future.

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