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Developer Mark Sapperstein eyes Sun building

Developer Mark Sapperstein eyes Sun building

Baltimore developer Mark Sapperstein is considering buying the Calvert Street properties occupied by The Baltimore Sun.

Sapperstein of 28 Walker Development, which was one of about six firms that made offers, said he is conducting due diligence on the Sun building and parking garage, drawn by the location close to Mount Vernon, Mercy Medical Center and Interstate 83.

"It could be a cool mixed-use property one day with some residents, office space, maybe some retail on the first floor," he said. "It's in a nice sweet spot."

Sapperstein stressed Monday he has not signed a contract for the 501 N. Calvert St. building and its nearby garage, saying he is...