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  • City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project

    City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project
    The Baltimore City Council on Monday granted preliminary approval to more than $20 million in tax breaks for the long-stalled "Superblock" development. The council's unanimous vote provides for $22.1 million in tax breaks to the developer, Lexington...
  • H&S development plans could hasten efforts for bustling Central Avenue corridor

    H&S development plans could hasten efforts for bustling Central Avenue corridor
    John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton. The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...
  • Bill would force contractors to hire city residents

    Bill would force contractors to hire city residents
    The City Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would require businesses receiving large city contracts or major financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore — or face sanctions. "We have the highest unemployment...
  • City seeking economic development consultant

    City seeking economic development consultant
    The Baltimore Development Corp., the city's economic development agency, is looking for an outside consultant to provide an analysis of the city's "economic development landscape," according to a request for applications issued Tuesday. The consultant...
  • City economic development projects don't produce living-wage jobs

    City economic development projects don't produce living-wage jobs
    I applaud The Sun for its recent editorial on income inequality ("Labor reawakens," April 27). The increasing income inequality in this country affects the ability of families to survive, much less thrive, on what they earn from minimum wage jobs. The...
  • T. Rowe Price weighs headquarters move

    T. Rowe Price weighs headquarters move
    T. Rowe Price, a fixture in downtown Baltimore since its founding 76 years ago, is considering moving its headquarters once its current lease expires in 2017, the company said Wednesday. The Baltimore-based money manager is weighing several options,...
  • Steps toward population growth

    Steps toward population growth
    With the city putting together a plan for adding 10,000 families to Baltimore, this is a good time for interested Baltimoreans to weigh in. I'm told that the plan will be driven by the best possible data — a great place to start. But the plan...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • BDC recommends Harbor Point's $107 million tax increment financing request

    BDC recommends Harbor Point's $107 million tax increment financing request
    The board of the Baltimore Development Corp. is recommending the city approve a developer's request for $107 million in tax increment financing to pay for roads, utilities and parks for the $1 billion mixed-use Harbor Point development on the waterfront...
  • City wants $20 million upgrade at Lexington Market

    City wants $20 million upgrade at Lexington Market
    Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich. It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...
  • Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences

    Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences
    Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed. "It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...
  • Young pushes bill to fuel local hiring on city contracts

    Young pushes bill to fuel local hiring on city contracts
    Any business that gets a city contract or major financial help from City Hall could be required to hire 51 percent of new workers from within the city limits or face a criminal sanction. Those are the terms of a new bill proposed by City Council...