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  • Hammerjacks to begin construction this fall

    Hammerjacks to begin construction this fall

    Construction will begin this fall on the new Hammerjacks nightclub and concert venue in Baltimore. The club will replace the former Paradox nightclub on 1300 Russell St., near M&T Bank Stadium. The venue is expected to open in 2017. The $10 million project calls for a partial demolition of the...

  • Office living: Harbor Point building, others, double down on mixed-use

    Office living: Harbor Point building, others, double down on mixed-use

    The new black tower on Baltimore's skyline may be most associated with Exelon, the energy company that plans to move into the building in October. But the corporate giant will be sharing its glassy headquarters with some smaller names: an expected 103 apartment dwellers. The tenants, the first...

  • COPT reports losses in second quarter

    COPT reports losses in second quarter

    Corporate Office Properties Trust took a hit in the three-month period that ended in June, as it wrote off nearly $70 million related to properties the real estate investment trust has decided to sell or not redevelop. The Columbia-based firm, which develops and owns office buildings with primarily...

  • Johns Hopkins offers $36,000 to employees to buy homes in Baltimore development

    Johns Hopkins offers $36,000 to employees to buy homes in Baltimore development

    Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System will offer dozens of their employees $36,000 grants toward buying a house in the East Baltimore Development Inc. development during a one-day sale on September 10. The grant is available to most full-time, benefit-eligible employees. The money...

  • State Center heads to mediation Thursday

    State Center heads to mediation Thursday

    Formal mediation between the developer of State Center and the state begin Thursday in an effort to resolve disputes over the long-delayed project. The plan, in the works for more than 10 years, would redevelop a 28-acre swath of midtown Baltimore with homes and stores anchored by offices rented...

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  • New rules will help Under Armour tell its story during Rio Games

    New rules will help Under Armour tell its story during Rio Games

    The gymnasts stretch, sweat, flip and walk on their hands in a darkened gym. "Team USA Women's Gymnastics is strong enough to carry the weight of a nation," reads a caption to the gritty ad promoting Under Armour, the team's outfitter during the Olympics that begin Friday in Rio de Janeiro. You...

  • Legg Mason reports $33.5 million profit for first quarter of fiscal 2017

    Legg Mason reports $33.5 million profit for first quarter of fiscal 2017

    Legg Mason reported Wednesday a profit of $33.5 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017, bouncing back after two consecutive quarters of losses. The Baltimore money manager's first-quarter earnings are down, however, from the $94.5 million it earned in the same April-to-June quarter...

  • Legg Mason CEO sees opportunity in market disruption

    Legg Mason CEO sees opportunity in market disruption

    Legg Mason Inc. CEO Joseph Sullivan told shareholders Tuesday that he was disappointed in the Baltimore money management firm's performance in its 2016 fiscal year, but that he has "greater conviction than ever" about the firm's long-term strategy. Legg reported a loss of $25 million in its fiscal...

  • T. Rowe Price shares slide on disappointing earnings

    T. Rowe Price shares slide on disappointing earnings

    Shares in T. Rowe Price Group fell more than 4 percent in Tuesday trading after the Baltimore money management firm reported second-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations. Not only were results depressed by a one-time charge to make right with investors affected by the firm's botched...

  • Under Armour announces New York flagship store amid depressed earnings

    Under Armour announces New York flagship store amid depressed earnings

    Under Armour will plant its flag at "the corner of Main and Main," when it opens a Manhattan store in three years in the former flagship FAO Schwarz space on Fifth Avenue, Kevin Plank, the athletic apparel maker's founder, announced Tuesday. By opening an Under Armour Brand House in the iconic toy...

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  • Ban the Box increases racial discrimination, study says

    Ban the Box increases racial discrimination, study says

    Advocates say Ban-the-Box laws, which limit employers from asking job applicants about their criminal histories, reduce unemployment rates among people with convictions. But according to a recent study, they also increase racial discrimination. Amanda Agan of Princeton University and Sonja Starr...

  • Maryland adds 9,800 jobs in June; unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

    Maryland adds 9,800 jobs in June; unemployment rate falls to 4.3 percent

    Maryland's labor market surged ahead in June, with employers adding nearly 10,000 jobs and the unemployment rate continuing to fall. The state added 9,800 jobs last month, the Labor Department reported Friday. The gain meant the state's job growth topped 2 percent on a year-over-year basis, outpacing...

  • Deadline extended for Top Workplaces nominations

    Deadline extended for Top Workplaces nominations

    Love where you work but didn't around to nominating it for Top Workplaces? It's not too late. The Baltimore Sun Media Group extended the deadline for nominations for its sixth annual list of the region's top workplaces until Aug. 12. For the past five years, The Sun's Top Workplaces has showcased...

  • VA lender NewDay USA expands in Fulton and plans to hire 135

    VA lender NewDay USA expands in Fulton and plans to hire 135

    NewDay USA, a Fulton-based mortgage lender that serves veterans and their families, is expanding its Howard County headquarters and expects to hire about 135 loan originators, credit analysts and office staff by the end of the year. NewDay, a division of private investment firm Chrysalis Holdings...

  • Accenture Federal Services will double workforce as it opens innovation center in Woodlawn

    Accenture Federal Services will double workforce as it opens innovation center in Woodlawn

    Accenture Federal Services, a Virginia subsidiary of the global professional services firm Accenture, opened a technology-focused innovation center Monday in Woodlawn that will more than double its workforce to 300 people in the coming years. The Innovation Center for Technology will focus on information...

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