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  • Bigger tax breaks sought for industrial sites in Southeast Baltimore

    Bigger tax breaks sought for industrial sites in Southeast Baltimore
    The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area. A new "focus area," which must...
  • Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings

    Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings
    The city Wednesday approved the $2.2 million sale of six long-vacant properties close to the Inner Harbor to a developer proposing to turn them into market-rate apartments.   PMC Property Group, Inc., which owns and operates about 700 apartments in...
  • City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing

    City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing
    A developer wants to buy city-owned property near the Fairfield Marine Terminal to turn it into more parking for the port of Baltimore's thriving automobile import and export trade. The city's Board of Estimates could consider as early as Wednesday...
  • Social Security pulls out of downtown's West side

    Social Security pulls out of downtown's West side
    A move nearly 10 years in the making starts Monday as the Social Security Administration begins relocating 1,600 employees from a massive facility near Lexington Market to a new, trimmer facility uptown. They leave behind two blocks of empty buildings...
  • Harbor Point, city reach deals on parks, traffic

    Harbor Point, city reach deals on parks, traffic
    The developer of the Harbor Point project will pay the city $400,000 in fees stemming from increased traffic under an agreement approved Wednesday by Baltimore's spending board. Under a second agreement, the city will accept responsibility for...
  • City seeks proposals for west-side development

    City seeks proposals for west-side development
    The city Wednesday asked for proposals from developers for about a dozen city-owned parcels in a state-designated historic district on the west side, where many blocks have lain dormant for years. The Baltimore Development Corp.'s two requests for...
  • Carroll-Camden area hopes Horseshoe casino brings luck

    Carroll-Camden area hopes Horseshoe casino brings luck
    The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units. Those two neighboring properties...
  • City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate

    City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate
    The Baltimore Development Corp. will pay a Texas-based consultant up to $167,500 to develop a strategy for the city to improve its economic and business climate, the mayor's office announced Tuesday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the effort is...
  • Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit

    Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit
    The makeover of the mills along the Jones Falls into a hub of trendy restaurants and residences has succeeded so well that parts of the area no longer qualify for the federal tax credit that helped finance some of the work. A $19 million proposal by...
  • Baltimore ignores local businesses [Letter]

    Baltimore ignores local businesses [Letter]
    I see that the Baltimore Development Corp. has hired a Texas-based consultant to "develop a strategy [for Baltimore City] to improve its business climate" ("City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate," Dec. 3). In a previous...
  • City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe

    City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe
    The Baltimore housing department recently tried to give away some money — $1,105 to be exact. That was the amount of a check sent to retired lawyer Constance Putzel in June, with a notation that the city was paying her for ground rent she held on...
  • Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing

    Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing
    Hundreds of people are planning to protest tonight against a city proposal to provide $107 million in tax increment financing to the Harbor Point development near Harbor East. The protest will begin at 4 p.m. at City Hall before the 5 p.m. work...