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  • Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns

    Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
    A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding. City officials' high hopes for casino...
  • Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa

    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa
    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co., a presence in Baltimore since its founding 54 years ago, will move its headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa — another disappointing loss of corporate clout for the city. The life insurance and annuity company,...
  • Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods

    Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods
    In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
  • Developer proposes to convert some Exelon office space to apartments

    Developer proposes to convert some Exelon office space to apartments
    The planned Exelon Corp. building at Harbor Point now calls for 103 apartments — 116,000 square feet of residential space — where office space was originally planned, Beatty Development Group representatives told the Baltimore City Urban...
  • Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program

    Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came to The Charmery on Wednesday to promote Hampden's new ice cream parlor as a success story of the city's fledgling micro-loan program for small businesses — and to try the new "S.R.B." flavor , a swirl of...
  • City broke laws by meeting in secret, state board rules

    City broke laws by meeting in secret, state board rules
    For the third time in six months, a state board has ruled that Baltimore's government engaged in closed-door meetings that violated Maryland's transparency law. In an opinion released this week, the Open Meetings Compliance Board ruled that the Baltimore...
  • BDC, Perkins Homes residents square off over Harbor Point tax breaks

    BDC, Perkins Homes residents square off over Harbor Point tax breaks
    At a packed City Council hearing Wednesday, residents of Perkins Homes public housing, area clergymen and other residents blasted the $88 million in property tax breaks the planned $1 billion Harbor Point development is set to receive, arguing that a...
  • Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics

    Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
  • Activists plan protest against $107M in city financing for Harbor Point development

    Activists plan protest against $107M in city financing for Harbor Point development
    Activists plan to protest the $107 million in city financing requested for the waterfront Harbor Point development. The Fair Development Campaign will hold a demonstration in front of City Hall at 4 p.m. Wednesday to protest the tax increment...
  • Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal

    Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal
    Critics of city subsidies for the $1 billion Harbor Point project clashed Wednesday with supporters of the waterfront development that the mayor has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity." About 100 demonstrators, some wearing baseball-style "Tax...
  • Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point

    Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point
    It is irresponsible for The Sun to suggest that a single city councilman is holding up giving taxpayers' money away to a millionaire developer ("Stokes holds up Harbor Point," June 21). Why should elected officials give carte blanche to developers for...
  • Pity the poor Harbor Pointers

    Pity the poor Harbor Pointers
    The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...