| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The two warehouses Amazon will open in Baltimore are not intended for its new grocery service, according to the developer of the facility.
The online retailer is in the middle of expanding its shipping facilities in pursuit of cheaper, faster shipping....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday.
The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:48 PM
State and city officials said Wednesday that Amazon.com's new warehouse in Southeast Baltimore will receive more than $43 million in tax credits — incentives they say helped lure the large company to Maryland.
The company and its landlord, Duke...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The huge warehouse planned for Southeast Baltimore fits the profile of online retailer Amazon's rapidly expanding distribution network, according to shipping industry analysts.
The 1 million-square-foot facility is so big it only makes sense for a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department.
The 2.8 million-...
| Jul 13, 2011
Following his July 8 meeting with representatives from the Y of Central Maryland, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk said he is undecided about supporting a proposal to build a 60,000-square-foot medical building on the Y's South Rolling Road campus....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The future of Oprah's studio. The arrival of Google in the West Loop. And the potential to transform the old Main Post Office, a ruin so monumental it straddles an expressway.
Each turnaround could improve a neighborhood. Combined, they could remake a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Romeoville trustees signed off on an incentive agreement with a manufacturing company on Jan. 15 that plans to relocate its business to the southwest suburb.
Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Co., LLC, which has been located in Chicago since 1946, will...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Real estate developer Duke Realty bought the Century Distribution Center in Lynwood for $38 million, a property brokerage said Wednesday. Indianapolis-based Duke acquired the 323,374-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility from LaSalle...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Thousands of gallons of water poured into the lower levels of several buildings downtown Wednesday. It happened at the corner of Washington and Capitol Avenue where workers had accidentally severed an eight-inch water line.
Water burrowed through the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:27 PM
Fifth Third Bank and the Fifth Third Foundation have donated to the Eskenazi Health Foundation the largest gift ever related to a financial institution in Indiana history, contributing $5 million to the new Eskenazi Health project.
Health and Hospital...