| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:29 AM
The Baltimore Development Corp. received a single bid from developers for a group of West side properties made available in February, CEO Brenda McKenzie said at a monthly board meeting Thursday.
The site is made up of three vacant buildings and two...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:53 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Minority-owned businesses can receive help expanding, securing contracts and accessing large supply chains through a new center that opened Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced.
The Minority Business Development Agency at Johns Hopkins...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:21 PM
City officials formally approved agreements Wednesday with the developer of the $1.8 billion Harbor Point project over the protests of Comptroller Joan M. Pratt.
The Board of Estimates approval, which was expected, will allow the city to eventually issue...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:04 AM
When Baltimore restaurateur Casey Jenkins opens the Birdland Sports Bar & Grill on Belair Road this month, it will be one of a few sit-down restaurants along the commercial strip. But he, and many others, hope it won't be the last.
City, county and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes.
Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...