| 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,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:48 PM
State and city officials said Wednesday that Amazon.com's new warehouse in Southeast Baltimore will receive more than $43 million in tax credits — incentives they say helped lure the large company to Maryland.
The company and its landlord, Duke...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The addition of apartments to Beatty Development Group's planned Exelon Corp. tower at Harbor Point took another step forward after a city panel recommended qualified approval Thursday for its design.
The Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The city plans to remove a skywalk between the Baltimore Convention Center and Bank of America at 100 S. Charles St. in the next few weeks, according to the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, a nonprofit.
The goal is to increase pedestrian traffic for...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Amid continued protests, the Baltimore City Council is set to give final approval Monday to more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance for the massive Harbor Point development that the mayor calls a "once-in-a-generation opportunity."
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Construction to convert an old chemical plant site to a glittering waterfront development could begin next month after the Baltimore City Council gave final approval Monday to more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance for the controversial Harbor...