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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina

    Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina
    Tidewater Yacht Service Center in Port Covington was named winner of the 2012 Maryland Clean Marina contest in the large boatyard category. The business was commended by the Department of Natural Resources for taking steps to protect the environment...
  • Healthy zoning

    Healthy zoning
    Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
  • With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.

    With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.
    Until last month, M.J. "Jay" Brodie was the only person to hold the title of president of the Baltimore Development Corp. since it was organized in the mid-1990s into its current form, with a largely private-sector board of directors. What the city's...
  • New carousel coming to Inner Harbor

    New carousel coming to Inner Harbor
    Nearly a year after the Inner Harbor's historic carousel was ordered to move over unpaid bills, the city has struck a deal with a new merry-go-round operator. Charm City Carousel Entertainment LLC, of Stevensville, will bring a new carousel to the city'...
  • City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project

    City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project
    The Baltimore City Council on Monday granted preliminary approval to more than $20 million in tax breaks for the long-stalled "Superblock" development. The council's unanimous vote provides for $22.1 million in tax breaks to the developer, Lexington...
  • Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences

    Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences
    Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed. "It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...
  • 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...