Natalie Sherman

Writer

Natalie Sherman writes about real estate and economic development. Before joining The Baltimore Sun, she covered education, economic development and city politics for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and worked as an editorial assistant at the Boston Herald. A Baltimore City native, she got her first taste of The Sun during a three-week internship in high school.

Recent Articles

  • Trump imposes hiring freeze for federal workers, worrying Maryland

    Trump imposes hiring freeze for federal workers, worrying Maryland

    President Donald J. Trump on Monday declared a hiring freeze for nonmilitary federal workers, fulfilling a key campaign promise in what could be the first step toward a broader downsizing of the government workforce. The moves are being closely watched in Maryland, home to some 300,000 federal workers...

  • Crowds travel from, through Baltimore to Women's March on D.C.

    Crowds travel from, through Baltimore to Women's March on D.C.

    They came from all corners of the country. They came by plane from the West Coast, by car from the Southwest, by buses from the South and trains from all over the Northeast. In the nation's capital on Saturday, they joined an estimated 500,000 women and men — and hundreds of thousands more in more...

  • Busloads of Baltimore women and others march on Washington

    Busloads of Baltimore women and others march on Washington

    Ten hours after they departed from Baltimore for the Women's March on Washington, they returned to the bus Saturday as the sun fell, exhausted, proud, exhilarated. Many of them were first-time marchers. They showed up on time for their 7 a.m. ride, which left from Paca Street downtown. They carried...

  • Return of the rich: Luxury home market rebounds

    Return of the rich: Luxury home market rebounds

    Deep-pocketed buyers in the Baltimore region are coming back. The luxury market in Baltimore City and the five surrounding counties slowed significantly when prices plummeted during the real estate crisis. Just 200 properties in the region sold more for more than $1 million in 2009 — and just 14...

  • Laureate looks for almost $500 million from IPO

    Laureate looks for almost $500 million from IPO

    Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based company that owns and operates universities around the world, said Wednesday it hopes to raise almost $500 million in its previously announced public offering of its stock. The firm is selling 29 million shares in the initial public offering, with pricing expected...

  • Plan for White Marsh outlets in limbo

    Plan for White Marsh outlets in limbo

    A 100-store outlet mall planned for White Marsh is in limbo as the owner of the property considers selling the site. The turn comes shortly after a fight over the plans appeared to have been settled as Baltimore County voters backed zoning that would allow the outlets to proceed. The Lightstone Group,...

  • As residents organize, signs of downtown coming into its own

    As residents organize, signs of downtown coming into its own

    At first, it was a little creepy. When 25-year-old William King moved into 10 Light Street in 2015, he was one of the first residents roaming the empty halls of the former office building, a copper-capped landmark that is one of the biggest in downtown to converted into apartments. He and his neighbors...

  • Report: Downtown Baltimore plays big economic role

    Report: Downtown Baltimore plays big economic role

    Downtown Baltimore continues to play an outsized role in the city's economy, generating about 17 percent of its property taxes and housing nearly 30 percent of its businesses, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore said in an economic impact report released Monday. The nonprofit, which is charged...

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