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  • 'Superblock' project in jeopardy

    'Superblock' project in jeopardy
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake won't grant another extension to the developers of the long-stalled "Superblock" project on the city's west side, putting the future of the ambitious plan in jeopardy. Kaliope Parthemos, the city's deputy chief of...
  • Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point

    Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point
    The chairman of the City Council's taxation committee says he'll hold a hearing on $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development now that he's received documents outlining the case for the funding. Last week, Councilman...
  • City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million

    City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million
    The $1 billion Harbor Point development would reap a profit of $124 million for its investors without government financing to pay for its infrastructure, according to recently released city documents. That may seem like a huge payoff, but it's not...
  • H&S development plans could hasten efforts for bustling Central Avenue corridor

    H&S development plans could hasten efforts for bustling Central Avenue corridor
    John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton. The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...
  • Bill would force contractors to hire city residents

    Bill would force contractors to hire city residents
    The City Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would require businesses receiving large city contracts or major financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore — or face sanctions. "We have the highest unemployment...
  • Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point

    Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point
    A city councilman who chairs the influential taxation committee is holding up $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development as he seeks more detailed information he says is needed to justify the deal. Proponents of the $1...
  • After 24 years, your table is ready

    After 24 years, your table is ready
    For decades, the well-heeled and hungry went to the Chesapeake Restaurant at the corner of Charles and Lanvale streets for formally served dinners of charcoal-broiled steaks, unabashedly rich seafood dishes like jumbo crab lumps au gratin and a decadent...
  • City seeking economic development consultant

    City seeking economic development consultant
    The Baltimore Development Corp., the city's economic development agency, is looking for an outside consultant to provide an analysis of the city's "economic development landscape," according to a request for applications issued Tuesday. The consultant...
  • Exelon wants to build it, with our help

    Exelon wants to build it, with our help
    On the day Exelon's gleaming new office tower opens on Harbor Point, I wonder if anyone will remind the company, "You didn't build that." Remember the hubbub during the 2012 campaign when President Barack Obama said that? His point was that successful...
  • Baltimore gets $400,000 to redevelop brownfields

    Baltimore gets $400,000 to redevelop brownfields
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it is awarding $400,000 to the Baltimore Development Corp. to evaluate potentially contaminated property in the city for cleanup and redevelopment. The BDC, the city's economic development...
  • Harbor Point's tax deal facing council criticism

    Harbor Point's tax deal facing council criticism
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is asking the City Council to approve more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a large waterfront development that will house energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters. But some council members...
  • Benefits of Harbor Point tax deal outweigh cost, mayor says

    Benefits of Harbor Point tax deal outweigh cost, mayor says
    Hours before introducing legislation Monday to the City Council that asks for more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance for a large waterfront development near Harbor East, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake released hard numbers to justify the...