Developers planning an upscale outlet mall in White Marsh hope to clear a critical hurdle this week just as owners of nearby retail centers – including White Marsh Mall – are waging campaigns to halt the likely competitor.
The open air kiosk-style store, which is one of 93 across North America, is located in the mall's center court on the lower level, and resembles a holiday "pop up store" that operated in center court from December 2012 to February 2013.
City officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to performing improvements on the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants, souvenir sellers and vendors of cold desserts.
A Baltimore-based developer is seeking to build an outlet mall with more than 100 stores in White Marsh off Interstate 95 — just blocks from the existing White Marsh Mall and The Avenue at White Marsh.
By By Alison Knezevich and Natalie Sherman and The Baltimore Sun
Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage, or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way. It's enough to make him feel he's in an "alien environment. ... A man on the moon, there are times you feel that way. Almost like you're trespassing."
According to CA Chief Financial Officer Susan Krabbe, CA's annual charge makes up 53 percent of CA's annual revenue with $0.01 of the assessment rate is equivalent to approximately $503,000 of total revenue.
The project, which will be opened in phases, will add 40,000 sq. ft. and redevelop the L.L. Bean into an "open-air lifestyle center and streetscape" that will include two rows of restaurants and retail divided by a courtyard walkway leading to a new mall entrance.
Michael McCall's Inner Arbor Plan is called new: however, it is almost identical to the General Growth Properties Plan for the Columbia Association's Symphony Woods open space/parkland property that was approved by the County Council in 2010 legislation. The orientation and entry point to Symphony Woods seem to be the only major changes. Is it surprising then that the three Council members representing Columbia indicated they love this "new" plan?
An power outage darkened the Superdome in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night, an unnerving experience for a stadium that had been the refuge of last resort for many when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.
Baltimore's political and business leaders praised the New York-based real estate investment firm purchasing Harborplace as a potential savior for the Inner Harbor mall that has struggled to find the right mix of tenants to appeal to both tourists and locals.
Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday for a $4 million renovation project that will close the popular eatery and its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.
The Howard Hughes Corp. of Dallas, which succeeded Rouse and General Growth Properties as the master developer of Columbia, has a $20 million plan to convert the former Rouse headquarters on Little Patuxent Parkway from a single-occupant office building to a mixed use, mufti-tenant development with Whole Foods Market as the anchor.