As Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III announced retirement plans Thursday, Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the Police Department and the mayor's office, also said she would resign.
A survey by the Innovation Alliance found that a vast majority of participants in Baltimore's technology community are interested in a "hub" – akin to similar spaces in New York City and San Diego — that could be used for meetings, conferences and continuous education and networking for entrepreneurs.
The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the city's plans for the long-delayed Superblock project, a decision that officials said would allow it to move forward with the redevelopment.
Developers have proposed building a $19 million apartment tower in an area slated for revitalization on downtown's west side that would include 92 affordable and market-rate rentals but require city and state tax subsidies.
The Maryland Film Festival and a development partner would operate a year-round film, video and live music center in the now-shuttered Parkway Theatre under one of three proposals to restore the theater and other properties.
City economic development officials will hear from the public Tuesday night on a proposal that would reduce the size of a city zone in which businesses or developers get property tax breaks for making investments.
Downtown Baltimore lost nearly 10 percent of its jobs in 2011, but demand grew for offices, apartments and hotel rooms and more than 700 new residents moved in, statistics unveiled Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore show
The Baltimore City Council's land use committee approved a bill Wednesday that would enable sports apparel maker Under Armour to double the size of its Locust Point headquarters, hire hundreds more workers and help retain the city's last corporate headquarters.
Brodie, 75, who will retire from the Baltimore Development Corp. after serving as president under four mayors, is credited with helping usher in major waterfront redevelopment, strengthen neighborhood commercial districts and attract and retain employers.
Harbor Point, a development project led by bakery magnate and developer John Paterakis Sr., has been selected as the site of the new headquarters for the combined Constellation-Exelon company if the proposed merger is completed, the two energy giants announced Wednesday.
By By Hanah Cho and Steve Kilar and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City has terminated its lease with the owners of the Inner Harbor carousel, ordered them to stop giving rides by the end of February and to remove the venerable structure by March 31, according to a letter from the city solicitor's office.
Developer David Tufaro of Roland Park has closed on three of four buildings that will comprise Mill No. 1, his multi-use complex of apartments and office space in Hampden. Construction will begin soon and the place should be at least partly open for business in about 13 months.
Property taxes on the 10 homes with the biggest bills and the 10 commercial properties at the top of the heap come to an eye-popping $20.5 million, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis. As city officials try to expand Baltimore's tax base, they say they're very glad for these big payers.
Several groups appear to be angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hopes to attract 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade – which would reverse more than a half century of population decline – and would like to serve at least one more term beyond the one she begins Tuesday.
The Baltimore Development Corp. said Thursday it was reissuing a request for proposal to develop three properties, including the former Parkway Theatre, one of the most prominent landmarks in the city's Station North Arts and Entertainment District.
The Waverly Merchants Association is disbanding, a blow to restaurateur Casey Jenkins' vision of an improved Greenmount Avenue corridor. Jenkins, the owner of Darker Than Blue Café, helped found the merchants association five years ago, but now says rising crime and lack of interest from police and merchants alike has caused the association to call it quits.