Gensler architects open project office in Baltimore
Gensler and Associates/Architects, one of the country's largest architectural and interior design firms, has opened a new project office to serve the greater Baltimore area, Maryland and Delaware.
Diane J. Hoskins, a Baltimore resident who is also the managing principal of Gensler's Washington operation, will head the firm's new office at 300 W. Pratt St.
An architect, Ms. Hoskins will be in charge of a team of architects, interior designers, project managers and strategic facilities planners. She has an architectural degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of business administration degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Gensler has offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and 11 U.S. cities.
Boat slips, building to be sold by RTC
Nine cooperative boat slips at the Anchorage Marina at 2501 (( Boston St. and the old Irvington Federal Savings and Loan Association building at 4106 Frederick Ave. will be sold tomorrow by the Resolution Trust Corporation.
The Baltimore properties will be part of a joint auction by the RTC and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, Va.
Other Baltimore-area properties for sale include a 7-acre parcel of residential land with 38 townhouse lots in Pikesville and a 1.6-acre lot in Glen Burnie that is zoned for medium-density residential use.
Also slated for sale: a two-fifths-acre lot in Capital Heights zoned for multifamily residential use; an office building in Frederick; condominiums in Adelphi, Chesapeake Beach and Solomons; and single-family homes in Seat Pleasant, Temple Hills, University Park, Waldorf and Westminster.
Properties in Washington and Northern Virginia will also be sold to the highest bidder.
Auction representatives are available to answer questions at (703) 780-8445 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow.
News in Brief
Bozzuto Homes said it has sold the last of the 120 condominiums the firm built at Bristol Green in Columbia. In 1994, Bristol Green, with 90 sales, was named the fastest-selling single- or multifamily new-home community by Housing Data Reports.
Centex Homes, the nation's largest for-profit builder, is again teaming up with Habitat for Humanity, America's biggest not-for-profit homebuilder, to provide housing for needy families. Centex, along with its subcontractors and suppliers, is building two townhouses at Skyland Terrace in Washington. Habitat will award the homes to families through a special loan program.
Prosperity Mortgage Co., an affiliate of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., has named Mike Dunn manager of its Baltimore, Annapolis and Eastern Shore region. Formerly a vice president of North American Mortgage, Mr. Dunn has a bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Maryland. The College Park native resides in Baltimore.
Szpara Residential Design has named Jonathan P. Butts project manager, Joel Schlauch and Chris Belanger architectural designers and Joanne Szpara marketing director. The firm has also been chosen to design several new houses for Bob Ward Homes.
On the Move
Gilbert D. Marsiglia & Co. Inc.Gilbert D. Marsiglia & Co. Inc. said Robert A. Fraser has joined the Lutherville company as a salesperson.