| May 7, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The Baltimore City Council on Monday approved a new map for the city's enterprise zone that significantly realigns and diminishes its footprint, from 22,000 acres to 14,000 acres.
The zone is designed to support investment in and improvement of...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Twenty-six years ago this month, Roma Foti's daughter, 23-year-old Nina Schack, was one of four crew members who lost their lives when the Pride of Baltimore, a replica of a 19th century sailing vessel, sank in a sudden storm in the Bermuda Triangle....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday.
The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:04 PM
A new merry-go-round — possibly with Maryland-themed figures such as a blue crab and Baltimore oriole — could be brought in to replace the antique carousel that for a generation entertained children visiting Baltimore's Inner Harbor but was...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The developer of city-owned land over the Shot Tower Metro station wants to again revise its plans for the parcel, which has sat unused since 2004, the city's development corporation said Wednesday.
The Cordish Cos., which gained development rights to...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A new owner's planned conversion of the Tremont Plaza Hotel in downtown Baltimore to an Embassy Suites, a Hilton Worldwide brand, would threaten the city-owned Hilton Baltimore hotel as it struggles to reach stability following the recession, city...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:55 PM
After 16 years at the helm of the Baltimore Development Corp., the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm, M.J. "Jay" Brodie will work his last day at the agency on Friday.
"What I've told everybody is … that I'm taking a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:47 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. is to hold a hearing Wednesday evening to discuss whether Harbor Point, the future home of Exelon Corp.'s Baltimore headquarters, should again be included in a state-wide tax credit program.
John Paterakis' Harbor East...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Now that M.J. "Jay" Brodiehas officially ended his service as head of the Baltimore Development Corporation, it's time to focus on his yet to be named successor and the economic development challenges he or she will face. This century has led off with a...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The op-ed recommending that the Baltimore Development Corporation broaden its focus to include less grandiose redevelopment projects resonated with me as a former long-time board member of the Harlem Park Revitalization Corporation ("A new focus for the...