| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she intends to seek new proposals to develop the long-stalled "Superblock" before year's end.
"My plan is for the [request for proposals] to be issued this fall," she said. "We're exploring ways to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The former developer of the long-stalled "Superblock" project has accused the city of improperly terminating its deal for the downtown west-side property — and is demanding millions in compensation.
Lexington Square Partners is seeking to...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:38 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:09 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:20 PM
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...