Summer Sale Extended! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.
Topics

Patrick Turner

As Plank announces Westport acquisition, city's hopes are high

As Plank announces Westport acquisition, city's hopes are high

Neighborhood leaders and city officials say they are hopeful now that Baltimore's billionaire, Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank, controls a lot of the waterfront around the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River that isn't a city park. Plank's real estate firm, Sagamore Development, confirmed Friday what many had long suspected — that it was the mystery buyer of about 43 acres of waterfront property in Westport at a bankruptcy auction earlier this year. The acknowledgment brought Plank's publicly known holdings in South Baltimore to nearly 200 acres, roughly equivalent to the Cylburn Arboretum, 150 football fields or more than five Harbor Easts. Sagamore...

Loading
68°