| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The City Council's approval of tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development on Monday night is yet another example of our city's failing development trends — funneling public resources toward private developments while our communities...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:39 PM
A subsidiary of banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. will invest $67 million in Baltimore's Harbor Point development for a 90 percent stake in the 23-story skyscraper that is the planned regional headquarters of energy firm Exelon Corp., city officials...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:06 PM
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,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:34 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...