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  • City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley

    City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley
    In return for the promise to bring another 650 jobs to Baltimore, city leaders are poised on Wednesday to give financial services giant Morgan Stanley more time to meet the terms of a $3.25 million loan forgiveness program. The Board of Estimates vote...
  • First Mariner withdraws from Priam Capital deal

    First Mariner withdraws from Priam Capital deal
    First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company. "Circumstances of the bank have...
  • Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods

    Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods
    In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
  • Let's declare our independence from the IRS

    Let's declare our independence from the IRS
    Congressional frustration with efforts to get to the bottom of the IRS' targeting of conservative groups plainly shows the tax agency is dangerous to civil liberties, irrevocably broken and corrupting of national politicians. Investigators on Capitol...
  • Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants

    Saving energy, money with 'mini' power plants
    Three orange engines sit in a building on the sprawling grounds of the Back River wastewater treatment plant, producing a steady din. And about 20 percent of the electricity the facility needs. "It's basically a mini power plant," said Ted Atwood,...
  • Pikesville realty company wants to buy Owings Mills Mall

    Pikesville realty company wants to buy Owings Mills Mall
    The head of a Pikesville-based realty company wants to buy the Owings Mills Mall, saying the site would be ideal for a discount supermarket and big-box stores such as Costco and Lowe's. Carl Verstandig, president and CEO of America's Realty LLC, says...
  • Kamenetz pension plan makes sense

    In her column, Marta Mossburg ("Kamenetz's risky bet," Sept. 26) asks, "Would you borrow money to pay off your mortgage and instead risk it in the market?" (I assume that she actually means "borrow money and increase your mortgage, risking the proceeds in...
  • CEO pay rises at most local public companies

    CEO pay rises at most local public companies
    As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase. That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
  • Glut of grocers fight for share of Towson

    Glut of grocers fight for share of Towson
    Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard. The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets...
  • State will not be downgraded if Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay fails to make bond payments

    State will not be downgraded if Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay fails to make bond payments
    The Maryland Economic Development Corp. expects to fall short next year on payments to investors who bought the bonds that funded the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, a state-owned golf resort hotel and conference center on the Eastern Shore. Known as...
  • Baltimore County joins fight against financial exploitation of older Americans

    Baltimore County joins fight against financial exploitation of older Americans
    Recently, there’s been a lot of focus on the financial exploitation of older adults. The FTC last month held a one-day workshop on senior identity theft, which highlighted some of the types of ID theft that older adults encounter. Yesterday, the...
  • Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board

    Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board
    Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...