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

  • Laureate becomes public company again, raising $490 million

    Laureate becomes public company again, raising $490 million

    Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based company that owns and operates universities around the world, became a public company again on Wednesday, raising about $490 million in its initial public offering. The firm sold 35 million shares to investors at a price of $14 each, moving forward with plans...

  • Guinness to open brewery in Baltimore County

    Guinness to open brewery in Baltimore County

    The maker of the famed Guinness stout said Tuesday it wants to build a brewery and taproom at its former whiskey bottling plant near Relay in southern Baltimore County, reviving the site with the brand's first U.S. brewery in more than 60 years. Diageo tentatively plans to makeover the hulking former...

  • Aquarium sells Port Covington parcels to Sagamore Development

    The National Aquarium in Baltimore has sold its properties in Port Covington, disposing of the last remnants of a plan to build an animal care and rescue center in South Baltimore. The nonprofit sold three properties — 2400 Clarkson St., 101 W. Cromwell St. and 2300 S. Cromwell St. — to Sagamore...

  • Aquarium sells Port Covington parcels to Sagamore Development

    Aquarium sells Port Covington parcels to Sagamore Development

    The National Aquarium in Baltimore has sold its properties in Port Covington, disposing of the last remnants of a plan to build an animal care and rescue center in South Baltimore. The nonprofit sold three properties — 2400 Clarkson St., 101 W. Cromwell St. and 2300 S. Cromwell St. — to Sagamore...

  • Hotel Brexton, Inn at the Colonnade hit market

    Hotel Brexton, Inn at the Colonnade hit market

    The owner of Hotel Brexton and the Inn at the Colonnade has put 10 properties in his portfolio on the market as he plans to retire and sail around the world. Richard W. Naing, 66, said he expects to sell to multiple buyers and doesn't have a target number for the the properties, which include a...

  • Cross Street Market merchants threatened by closure organize rally

    Cross Street Market merchants threatened by closure organize rally

    Merchants at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill are organizing a rally on Thursday as they press their case to receive compensation for the costs they say they will incur as the market closes for a $6.5 million renovation. Baltimore officials in November approved an agreement that turned management...

  • Five minutes with Visit Baltimore's Al Hutchinson

    Five minutes with Visit Baltimore's Al Hutchinson

    The new head of Visit Baltimore keeps a busy schedule. Al Hutchinson was named to the role of Baltimore's tourism chief in October and started in November. Since then it's been a whirlwind of meetings — getting to know the city and the politicians, the staff and other stakeholders in the nonprofit,...

  • After decades of manufacturing decline in Maryland, signs of turnaround

    After decades of manufacturing decline in Maryland, signs of turnaround

    Buzzes, drones and hisses pulse through the air at NRL & Associates, a precision machine shop that makes parts and prototypes and assemblies for clients in a small business park just across the Bay Bridge. But when Rich Coursey walks the floor of his growing business, he hears more than machines...

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