| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The power couple of Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone once again topped lobbying totals in Baltimore last year, bringing in $285,000 for their work in the city — nearly double what businesses paid them a year before.
Lobbying forms reviewed by The...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A Baltimore judge on Wednesday rejected an attempt by city officials to dismiss a multimillion lawsuit filed by the former developers of the so-called "Superblock."
"We're glad this ruling allows us to move this project forward," said Jason St. John, an...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The former developers of Baltimore's long-stalled "Superblock" project have filed suit against the city, demanding more than $50 million after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake canceled their exclusive rights to the west-side property.
In a lawsuit filed...
| 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 26, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's announcement this week that she won't grant developers of the long-stalled Superblock another extension of their exclusive right to build on the property acknowledged a painful truth that has been apparent for some time:...
| 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 14, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's close friend Lisa Harris Jones and her husband, Sean Malone, made almost $150,000 last year lobbying the city on behalf of business clients, according to reports filed with Baltimore's ethics board.
The forms show...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The partners chosen six years ago to develop the "Superblock" on the west side of downtown Baltimore are again asking the city to give them more time before they must buy the property, according to the Baltimore Development Corp.
Brenda McKenzie, the...