| May 8, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Beatty Development Group President Michael Beatty has sold the Thames Street Wharf office building in Harbor Point to a California-based real estate company for $89 million.
At $341 per rentable square foot, Monday's sale of the 8-story building to...
| Apr 26, 2014
In a sign of renewed interest in Baltimore's downtown business district, more companies are looking to boost their visibility by splashing names and logos atop prominent Inner Harbor office towers.
In recent months, R2integrated, Lupin Pharmaceuticals...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson.
Born on Tilghman...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said.
The hotel did...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday.
Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers.
"There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Three Baltimore firefighters were injured fighting fires that broke out in two different vacant properties early Saturday, though their injuries were described as minor.
Both fires reached a single alarm but were under control before they could spread...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Two men were shot — one in the leg and the other in the groin — in South Baltimore Sunday afternoon, police said.
The men arrived at an area hospital following the shooting, which police said happened around 12:38 p.m. near the 2000 block of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:55 AM
Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the first three months of the year, compared with a year earlier, and customers added money to portfolios rather than taking cash out — reversing an...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...