The good news is, predictions to the contrary notwithstanding, Harford County remains economically viable even without the home building industry operating at the breakneck capacity of a decade or so ago.
A massive construction project to widen the southwest section of the Baltimore Beltway promises to ease congestion for drivers, but say those who live nearby, at the cost of more noise and disruption for their neighborhoods.
Insurance and real estate firms are scrambling to prepare for the expiration of a federal terrorism insurance program at the end of the month that supporters say is critical for construction projects and large buildings, such as utilities and sports stadiums.
Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center.
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan.
The Y of Central Maryland will celebrate the grand opening of its new $11 million center in West Towson Monday, marking a new beginning for the organization and ending a long-discussed process of upgrading the Towson facility.
Baltimore County plans to fund elementary school construction over the next few years to add more than 1,700 seats in its central and southwestern neighborhoods, where overcrowding has pushed students and teachers into portable classrooms and hallways for their lessons.
Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp., and are gathering information.
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over toxic soil at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the site targeted for an upscale development.
The developer planning to build an office tower at Harbor Point agreed Wednesday night to hold another public meeting on the controversial project after Fells Point residents who showed up for an open house there demanded a more formal discussion of the safety of developing the former chemical plant site.
The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday.
William K. Lee III, who rose from an obscure laborer working for the old State Roads Commission and later became chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
A bill to finance $1 billion in school construction in Baltimore won approval through the efforts of many people, including a General Assembly leader who wanted to support his members as well as his hometown.
While there are plenty of variables in calculating construction costs, there are plenty of people who are well versed in those variables working for our government and quasi-government entities and their estimates are worth taking seriously both by the general public and by those bidding on the work.
A sweeping plan to invest $1.1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore's aging public schools won preliminary approval in the House Thursday, after delegates voted overwhelmingly to reject Republican efforts to put additional strings on state funding to be provided the city.
Supporters of a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools made a show of support in Annapolis Monday night as thousands of people staged a loud, festive rally outside the State House to urge passage of legislation to launch the program
An ambitious, $2.6 million plan to renovate the Havre de Grace opera house on Union Avenue would include joining the former city hall building with the neighboring firehouse, installing a first floor theater and making the entire building accessible to handicapped people.
Dixie Construction Company has made a $150,000 gift to the Harford Community College Foundation Inc. In return, the fitness center in the newly renovated Susquehanna Center will be named in their honor