| Nov 10, 2012
Baltimore's political and business leaders praised the New York-based real estate investment firm purchasing Harborplace as a potential savior for the Inner Harbor mall that has struggled to find the right mix of tenants to appeal to both tourists and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Construction has begun on the iconic holiday poinsettia tree that stands at center court in the Mall in Columbia.
The 20-plus-foot holiday tree, a staple at the Mall in Columbia since 1971, is expected to be finished by Thursday, according to mall...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday to close for a $4 million renovation project that also will shutter its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.
| Mar 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
A Beltsville technology company that bought a former department store building in Glen Burnie said this week it plans to convert it into a sprawling data center for government and commercial customers.
Privately-held AiNet Corp., which owns and...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:41 PM
General Growth Properties will spend $1.8 million improving a seven-building office complex in Columbia's town center, its leasing agent said Thursday.
The work on Columbia Corporate Center, across from the Mall in Columbia, will include renovations to...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:46 PM
A vacant 1.1-acre property near Lake Kittimaqundi in downtown Columbia that has been the subject of neighborhood tension, court battles and widespread development speculation in recent years was purchased for $3.5 million earlier this month by local...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The Columbia Foundation, a 43-year-old philanthropic organization, will soon have a new leader.
Beverly J. White-Seals will take over as president and CEO on April 23. Her predecessor, Beverly Francis-Gibson, resigned in January when her contract ended...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:45 AM
General Growth Properties Inc. announced Monday, Aug. 1, the transfer of 30 of its mall properties across the country into a new real estate investment trust named Rouse Properties Inc. after Columbia's founder, James Rouse.
The trust and its portfolio...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Eleventh-hour pledges for the annual New Year's Eve fireworks display have taken fundraising more than halfway to the $75,000 minimum needed to stage the Inner Harbor spectacle next month, organizers said Thursday.
"With what we have pledged now, we're...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A large-scale development project at the Mall in Columbia that would remove 30,000 square feet of existing retail space and add a 75,000-square-feet "lifestyle center" will be shared with the public at a community meeting Jan. 17 at Howard Community...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The Village of Cross Keys, an upscale North Baltimore shopping center and one of the earliest projects of Columbia founder James W. Rouse, has been sold by General Growth Properties to Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., a retail and office property investor,...