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Merritt Properties plans new office tower near the Canton waterfront

Merritt Properties plans new office tower near the Canton waterfront

Baltimore developer Merritt Properties plans to build a 20-story office tower in Canton that will continue the transformation of the area’s industrial waterfront.

Merritt and its architects showed preliminary plans Thursday for what would be a $70 million building fronting Boston Street, the thoroughfare that parallels the Inner Harbor, to the city’s Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel. It would be built on a parking lot between the street and the Canton Merritt Club fitness center.

Merritt has announced no tenants for the new building but hopes to begin construction this year and finish in 2021, said Gary Swatko, Merritt’s director of development and construction, who...

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