| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip that has struggled despite being the target of revitalization efforts for more than 40 years.
The request for proposals,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:06 AM
In an effort to fill vacant storefronts with businesses that residents want, community associations in Charles Village and Old Goucher are partnering with Spotmojo, a California-based 'crowd-sourcing' company that does neighborhood-based market research,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month.
One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:24 AM
When the new head of the Baltimore Development Corp. started 15 months ago, she replaced a man who'd become synonymous with development in the city and accepted the task of changing the agency's focus from real estate deals to economic strategy.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Stephanie and Jake Martin didn't have to wait long to sell their rowhouse in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood — they had a contract in three days. But buying a new place proved a bit more difficult.
The Martins searched for months around Homeland...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:09 PM
A U.S. bankruptcy court is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to grant more time to developer Patrick Turner, who has tried for 10 years to transform the empty Westport waterfront from grassy marsh to a bustling neighborhood.
The decision could end...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Ground-rents, a form of property ownership that dates back to colonial times in Maryland, have been in the news again.
In the last several weeks, articles in the Baltimore Sun report that a ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals "tossed-out …...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A snowy February threw a slight chill on shopping for homes throughout the Baltimore region, but prices continued to rise.
The number of pending sales — properties under contract but not yet closed — dipped to about 2,440 last month, about 40...
| 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...