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  • New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    Baltimore leaders are scheduled to gather Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of a new multimillion-dollar apartment building in Poppleton near the University of Maryland BioPark. The project, part of a planned $460 million, 33-acre redevelopment, has been in the works for more than...

  • Blending old home with the new in Ellicott City retirement living

    Blending old home with the new in Ellicott City retirement living

    The plush light brown sofa, French country tables and ivory rug come from their old family room; the earthy salmon chairs are from their former living room. But the accent pieces — the couch's throw pillows in blues and the turquoise accessories on the tables in Laraine and Bob Hardy's new living...

  • COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    COPT sells Northern Virginia properties

    Corporate Office Properties Trust announced Tuesday that it has sold a pair of properties in Northern Virginia for a combined $53 million. The Columbia-based real estate investment trust sold 5.3 acres of land for $14 million and a mid-rise office building in Falls Church for $39 million. The 190,500-square-foot...

  • The latest amenity for attracting luxury rental tenants: Live-in musicians

    The latest amenity for attracting luxury rental tenants: Live-in musicians

    Magellan Development Corp. is planning to fill a fairly unorthodox position at its newly opened 36-story River North building: live-in musician. The new position is the latest salvo to be fired in the battle for renters in downtown Chicago, where a boom in a luxury residential construction has...

  • Residents say changes to Howard County's 'outdated' growth policy don't go far enough

    Residents say changes to Howard County's 'outdated' growth policy don't go far enough

    At the direction of an advisory group convened for the first time in nearly 14 years, Howard County will consider updating an ordinance that manages development as the fast-growing suburban county outpaces statewide population growth. The measure, the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance, attempts...

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  • SIG in Pikesville among 24 firms to create Alera Group

    SIG in Pikesville among 24 firms to create Alera Group

    SIG, an employee benefits firm in Pikesville, is among 24 insurance firms joining under one name, Alera Group. Through the deal, SIG will maintain its local independence while gaining access to a national network of resources and expertise for clients, Founder and President Richard Silberstein...

  • Baltimore-area financial advisers react to Trump's hold on fiduciary rule

    Baltimore-area financial advisers react to Trump's hold on fiduciary rule

    Some Baltimore-area wealth managers welcomed President Donald J. Trump's decision to delay and review an Obama-era financial rule that would change how they provide advice about retirement investments, while others expressed disappointment. Trump issued an executive order late Friday to put a 90-day...

  • Legg Mason reports $51.4 million profit for third quarter of fiscal 2017

    Legg Mason reports $51.4 million profit for third quarter of fiscal 2017

    Legg Mason Inc. reported late Wednesday that it earned $51.4 million in its third fiscal quarter, up from a loss of $138.6 million in the same October-to-December period a year ago. The Baltimore-based money management firm reported earnings per share of 50 cents, compared to a loss of $1.31 per...

  • Under Armour shares plunge on sales and earnings miss

    Under Armour shares plunge on sales and earnings miss

    Under Armour's long streak of eye-popping gains in sales ended abruptly during the all-important holiday season, the company reported Tuesday, sending its stock down 26 percent. The Baltimore-based athletic apparel brand blamed a sluggish holiday season, a shifting retail landscape and merchandise...

  • KEYW shares plunge on earnings outlook, offering price

    KEYW shares plunge on earnings outlook, offering price

    Shares of KEYW Holding Corp. plunged Friday after the Hanover-based cybersecurity company said its earnings would be on the low end of what it expected and it priced a stock offering below the trading price. KEYW, which provides a variety of cybersecurity services, primarily to the government,...

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  • Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

    Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

    Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brooklyn Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar panels. It was a typical workday for the four-man team. They don't talk much as they check electrical connections and begin hauling...

  • OSHA finds BWI chief retaliated against whistle-blower in old job

    OSHA finds BWI chief retaliated against whistle-blower in old job

    A federal agency has made a preliminary ruling that the chief executive at BWI Marshall Airport, while in his previous job, retaliated against a whistle-blower who reported runway safety concerns to the Federal Aviation Administration. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration made a preliminary...

  • Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order

    Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order

    Facing a sharp drop in refugees entering the United States under President Donald J. Trump's executive order on immigration, World Relief, a Baltimore-based nonprofit that helps resettle refugees, will close five offices and lay off more than 140 staff members nationwide. World Relief will close...

  • Maryland added 1,160 solar jobs in 2016

    Maryland added 1,160 solar jobs in 2016

    Maryland added 1,160 solar energy jobs in 2016, up 27 percent from the year before. Maryland had a total of 5,429 solar energy workers in 2016, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2016, an annual report by the nonprofit organization The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, solar jobs grew 25 percent...

  • Social Security waits anxiously for Trump to nominate commissioner

    Social Security waits anxiously for Trump to nominate commissioner

    As he moves quickly to build his administration, President Donald Trump has offered little indication about who he will nominate as the next commissioner of the Social Security Administration — an agency that has gone four years without a permanent leader. The Woodlawn-based agency faces massive...

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