Harford County officials and the Historical Society of Harford County are working to move and preserve the historic Joesting-Gorsuch House, which had been slated for demolition to make way for five new houses to be built on the north side of the Winters Run Golf Club property near Bel Air.
The construction of new homes is lagging around the country and Maryland is no exception. But the state-wide numbers mask resilience in one key area — already well-developed suburban counties close to the major urban centers.
On Tuesday he, along with business partner and local real-estate tycoon Kingdon Gould, broke ground on the newest commercial property: a nine-story, $75 million mixed-use building located across from the Mall in Columbia called Little Patuxent Square.
Officials plan to mark the start of the first new office building in downtown Columbia in more than a decade Tuesday, with a formal groundbreaking on a nine-story, $75 million complex of apartments, offices and shops near Lake Kittamaqundi.
Inside Aberdeen Proving Ground, an estimated 21,000 people report to work on any given day, conducting research in massive new federal buildings. But outside the base, gleaming new offices completed in anticipation of economic spillover stand empty, a reminder of growth that has remained tightly contained.
The new Towson Mews project calls for 35 townhouses that will front onto East Pennsylvania, Jefferson and Virginia avenues and with a through-street from Jefferson to Virginia. Developer Evergreene Cos. of Virginia, chose to build townhouses rather than a high-rise building, as Baltimore County zoning would have allowed, because of the need for that type of housing
During 2013, the Town of Bel Air continued its efforts to promote sustainable growth and development, but at the same time, town officials had to stop the approvals of new construction projects as state, county and municipal officials work out town's water supply concerns.
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson, and committed funds for school construction as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday.
Although population growth in Harford County slowed during the past year, the number of permits issued for new residential construction hit its highest point in five years during 2013, a likely sign of more growth to come.
On Tuesday, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015, a $259.9 million spending program that prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water quality improvements and expansion of a new intercounty broadband network.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman said Thursday he has proposed a bill that would force downtown developer Howard Hughes Corp. to relinquish ownership of Merriweather Post Pavilion as early as later this year.
It's just not something we want to deal with, something so uncertain. But for anyone who has some extra cash lying around, is willing to take the risk and likes the challenge, boy, have I found the house for you
After permanently closing his successful musical instrument repair shop in North Laurel last month, Jim Tull said he is watching the next chapter of his life unfurl. On the agenda: Jumping in his RV and cruising to a yet-to-be purchased parcel of land in the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley after his wife, Diana, retires.
Harford County is undertaking a nearly $2 million comprehensive review of county-owned and operated facilities, a review that involves 184 public buildings, including schools, libraries, Harford Community College, volunteer fire companies and general government facilities.
Certainly there is room for discussion, and a measure of tax relief is probably warranted, but if the expectation is to grant tax breaks on the full property, even as parts of it will be commercially active, then the county should be as skeptical as Aberdeen was when the plan was first proposed.
Bel Air and Harford County politicians, business leaders and community liaisons gathered at the Liriodendron Mansion on Thursday evening in anticipation of learning the town's 2013 Archer-Bull and Business of the Year award winners.
Plans for redeveloping a former chromium factory site in Fells Point hit a new snag Friday, as federal and state regulators called for changes in the Harbor Point developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contaminants in the ground during construction of an office building there for Exelon Corp.