| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Business leaders are investing in education in Baltimore, and not just out of charity or to "give back." While both are worthy purposes, our business leaders recognize the bottom line value in a growing and diverse Baltimore economy. Investment in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Jane W. Dickinson, a retired executive secretary and community activist, died Feb. 13 of complications from a stroke at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 94.
"Jane was outgoing and friendly and was involved in everything in a very...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Legg Mason Inc. has agreed to acquire QS Investors, a New York-based investment firm with $4.1 billion in assets under management and nearly $100 billion in assets under advisory.
Financial terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, were not disclosed.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A Baltimore-based real estate company acquired the troubled Eastpoint Mall last month for $33.4 million, only slightly more than the 68-acre property fetched at auction in 2012.
P. David Bramble, managing partner of buyer MCB Real Estate LLC, said the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
President Barack Obama's vacillation on Syria — first delaying military action and then booting the decision to Congress — poses grave threats to U.S. prosperity.
Imminent military action, especially in the Middle East, instigates fears of...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The Savers thrift store property on East Joppa Road in Parkville sold Wednesday to a regional investment firm for $6.875 million, an agent involved in the transaction said.
The 39,500-square foot Savers superstore on the Joppa-Perring retail parcel...
| Dec 21, 2013
If you want to know something about the history of the Baltimore investment community, you might want to call James Hardesty.
The 67-year-old history buff and chairman of Hardesty Capital Management has spent his career in Baltimore, starting with a...
| Jul 19, 2013
Venture capitalists invested $318 million in young Maryland companies from April through June, an increase of 115 percent from the first quarter, according to a report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
About half of that financing, or $150...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Water gushes over Domino Sugar's packaging building, washing off grit, fly ash and other gunk — so much of it that the cleaned-up facade is a noticeably lighter shade of brown.
The building had plenty of time to collect whatever the weather and...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Corporate Office Properties Trust lost $4.4 million in the second quarter of the year, the Columbia real estate investment firm announced Friday.
From April through June of 2012, in comparison, the company had net income of $11.9 million.