REAL ESTATE

New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices

New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices 

Construction of a new mid-rise office building on an angular Calvert Street plot close to Penn StationĀ could start soon.

BDC considers EBDI, west side projects

The Baltimore Development Corp. voted unanimously in a closed session Thursday to start exclusive negotiations with a developer seeking to build market-rate...

New stakeholder plans modernization for Shops at Kenilworth

Local developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial plans a "major refurbishment' of The Shops at Kenilworth after purchasing a stake in the Towson mall last month,...

BALTIMORE REAL ESTATE NEWS

Start-up looks to solve start-ups' real estate problem 

When real estate professionals Alex Kopicki and Jeff Jacobson started a development firm roughly three years ago, they figured they knew...

Demolition to start on Mechanic Theatre

Work has begun on the major mixed-use development downtown that is to replace the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre with two glassy apartment...

Daily Record to sell Saratoga Street building

The Daily Record plans to sell its Saratoga Street home of almost 100 years and is looking downtown for “nicer,” “modern&...

Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies 

A Baltimore architecture firm founded in 1977 by two Park School graduates and a friend has nearly doubled in size in the last two years,...

Baltimore's top properties for August [Pictures]

Find out where Baltimore's most expensive homes on the market are and how much they are worth. Here's a list of most pricey new properties...

Institutions turning homes to rentals elsewhere steer clear in Baltimore 

For decades, nearly all homes were bought by individuals, but the collapse in prices brought on by the housing crunch and Great Recession...

Luxury apartments proposed in Maple Lawn

A developer hopes to build luxury apartments between the Cherry Tree Shopping Center and the east side of the Maple Lawn community in...

Maryland home builder trade groups combine

Two Maryland home building trade associations said Thursday they have joined forces to form a larger organization, with official approval...

Efforts to help renters become homeowners continue 

As high prices, rising rents and tight credit requirements continue to make homeownership difficult for many families, some private and...

Green on the upswing as eco-friendly home building goes mainstream 

Green accounted for 2 percent of the new-home market in 2005, according to industry estimates. By last year it had ballooned to 23 percent.

NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS

Bridging the great divide between home buyers and sellers

Where do you side in the great real estate buy-sell divide of 2012? If you're a homeowner considering selling sometime in the new year,...

College towns draw retirees

Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile.

Above and beyond the home inspection

Mice, mold and leaking bathtubs are among the last discoveries homebuyers want to make after moving into a new home. But that's exactly what...

Market climate warms for house hunters

Traditionally, spring is when prospective homebuyers come out of hibernation and begin the hunt for their next residence. But with the...

Memory care facilities structure activities to enrich lives

Watching someone's memory begin to fail or witnessing a family member struggling with dementia can be troubling. Making the decision to find...

Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash

Although cheaper prices and record-low mortgage rates have made homebuying increasingly attractive, tight lending standards continue to keep...

Sun archive: Dream Home

Dream Home takes readers into the houses of Baltimore area residents who have found their ideal home

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