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  • City proposes tax break for Superblock apartment complex

    City proposes tax break for Superblock apartment complex
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is asking Baltimore's City Council to award a hefty tax break to a long-stalled west-side development project. Under legislation introduced by the administration, apartments to be built as part of the...
  • Baltimore must stop playing tax rebate game

    Tax rebates and incentives for the "Superblock" project sound innocuous, but let's call these programs what they really are — subsidies funded by the taxpayers of Baltimore. Will the 296 apartments to be built in the Superblock need police and fire...
  • West Side apartment tower proposal sent to mayor

    West Side apartment tower proposal sent to mayor
    Developers have proposed building a $19 million apartment tower in an area slated for revitalization on downtown's west side that would include 92 affordable and market-rate rentals but would require city and state tax subsidies. The board of the...
  • Superblock: Making the math work

    Superblock: Making the math work
    Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeis asking the City Council to grant generous property tax breaks for the developers of the long-stalled Superblock project on the west side of downtown, calling it a linchpin of her long-term strategy to grow the...
  • Court of Appeals dismisses Angelos' Superblock lawsuit

    Maryland's highest court has cleared the way for the city to move forward with its plans for the long-delayed $152 million Superblock project. The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the...
  • City says injunction for casino construction not warranted

    City says injunction for casino construction not warranted
    Lawyers for Baltimore say a group of Westport residents seeking an injunction to stop construction of the Horseshoe Casino along Russell Street have no legal standing and are being used by a shadowy organization more concerned with delaying the facility...
  • Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront

    Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront
    The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter. By now...
  • Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina

    Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina
    Tidewater Yacht Service Center in Port Covington was named winner of the 2012 Maryland Clean Marina contest in the large boatyard category. The business was commended by the Department of Natural Resources for taking steps to protect the environment...
  • Healthy zoning

    Healthy zoning
    Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
  • With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.

    With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.
    Until last month, M.J. "Jay" Brodie was the only person to hold the title of president of the Baltimore Development Corp. since it was organized in the mid-1990s into its current form, with a largely private-sector board of directors. What the city's...
  • 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...
  • 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,...