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  • Mayor, developers push for Harbor Point tax deal

    Mayor, developers push for Harbor Point tax deal
    Developer Michael Beatty pressed the Baltimore City Council to approve the issuance of $107 million in bonds to pay for infrastructure at Harbor Point, saying Thursday that the prime real estate would remain a gravel-covered lot without city-financed...
  • BDC approves sale of Jonestown warehouse for apartment development

    BDC approves sale of Jonestown warehouse for apartment development
    The Baltimore Development Corp.'s board on Thursday morning approved the sale of a warehouse site in the neighborhood just north of Little Italy and east of downtown so that a $45 million apartment complex can be built. The property, at 1107 E....
  • Is Harbor Point the best deal we can get?

    Is Harbor Point the best deal we can get?
    On Wednesday, Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved a property tax break that would save a typical homeowner $140 a year — good news, to be sure. But that may have failed to impress many Baltimoreans in light of Monday's decision by the city's...
  • City economic development projects don't produce living-wage jobs

    City economic development projects don't produce living-wage jobs
    I applaud The Sun for its recent editorial on income inequality ("Labor reawakens," April 27). The increasing income inequality in this country affects the ability of families to survive, much less thrive, on what they earn from minimum wage jobs. The...
  • T. Rowe Price weighs headquarters move

    T. Rowe Price weighs headquarters move
    T. Rowe Price, a fixture in downtown Baltimore since its founding 76 years ago, is considering moving its headquarters once its current lease expires in 2017, the company said Wednesday. The Baltimore-based money manager is weighing several options,...
  • Steps toward population growth

    Steps toward population growth
    With the city putting together a plan for adding 10,000 families to Baltimore, this is a good time for interested Baltimoreans to weigh in. I'm told that the plan will be driven by the best possible data — a great place to start. But the plan...
  • City board approves $107 million Harbor Point TIF

    City board approves $107 million Harbor Point TIF
    Meeting behind closed doors, the city's Board of Finance on Monday approved more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a massive, waterfront development project that will host energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters. After...
  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said. The...
  • Support grows for innovation hub in Baltimore

    A survey by the Innovation Alliance found that a vast majority of participants in Baltimore's technology community are interested in a "hub" — akin to similar spaces in New York City and San Diego — that could be used for meetings, conferences...
  • Baltimore's Pride memorial is suffering

    MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake's office recently issued a press release applauding the restoration and preservation of the Baltimore Battle Monument honoring the sacrifices of Baltimore's citizens through the War of 1812. But overlooking the Inner...
  • Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June

    Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June
    Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month — a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III...
  • City Hall resignations spark concern

    City Hall resignations spark concern
    With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration. Since the fall, the city's budget director,...