Franco's Italian Bistro and Wine Bar, a partnership between two Arbutus restaurant owners and a Catonsville financial advisor, is expected to be open in time for the Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival Sept. 7
Tribune Company wants to find a partner to develop about 37 acres of unused land in Port Covington next to the Baltimore Sun printing plant, part of a broader push to make money from real estate holdings.
Berkshire Hathaway's expansion of its residential brokerage is an example of broader consolidation in residential real estate, as the industry works to right itself after the recession and capitalize on changes wrought by the Internet. Despite changes for brokerage firms, analysts said it's also a vote of confidence that the real estate agent – and the standard agent commission extracted from each sale – is here to stay.
In 2010, Laurel resident Beverly Hunt and friend and business partner Sylvia Baffour traveled to Ghana to distribute water filters they had purchased for villagers living without access to clean drinking water. In February, reporter Gwendolyn Glenn returned to the Ghanaian village to report on the health benefits residents experienced by having water filters.
A paper-thin sheet of polyester thousands of feet long was running nearly five miles an hour through a coating machine, filling the space at Elkridge Coating Technologies on Monday afternoon with a steady, low hum. It's the sound of chances taken, a business saved.
The new plan would concentrate 2,100 residential units, a 250-key hotel, 203,000 square-feet of retail, up to 4,360 parking spaces and 225,000 square-feet of civic uses – which would include a new county library, state-of-the-art swim center, conference center and concert hall – directly south of Merriweather Post Pavilion. In addition, the developer also plans to build 1,125,000 square feet of general and medical office space in three plots west of the pavilion.
A 30,000 square foot warehouse at 6159 Edmondson Avenue that once served as a 7-Up bottling plant had fallen into disrepair after years of neglect. When bottling was discontinued at the facility in the early 1990s, the building's condition began to deteriorate, said Rich Beattie, who owns the building with his business partner, Fred Kawa.
Many regular customers of the Amish vendors at the Joppatowne Flea Market were upset to hear the news Saturday that at least two of those vendors will have to leave, the result of a legal battle between the Flea Market's neighbor in the Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, the Redner's supermarket, and the owner of the shopping center, the Cordish Cos. of Baltimore.
Two years after Dr. Mark Geier came under fire and lost his Maryland medical license for using a controversial treatment on autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended the medical license of his business partner, alleging he began writing the same dangerous prescriptions for Geier's patients.
The patch of green on Montgomery Road across from the Long Gate Shopping Center in Ellicott City stands out amid all the asphalt, stores and homes. Behind a few small wood frame houses and garages, these nearly eight acres could almost be a suburban park, with a few trees and a small playground next to the Bethel Baptist Church.
Bankrupt RG Steel's unsecured creditors are seeking permission to go after Ira Rennert — the billionaire whose company created RG to buy Sparrows Point — for allegedly worsening the steel mill owner's situation for his own benefit.
After months of planning, a group led by gambling giant Caesars Entertainment is expected to get the green light today to build a 3,750 slot-machine casino ringed with restaurants a few blocks from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
The short life spans of Cordish's prior gaming undertakings raises the question of how long the developer will maintain a stake in Maryland Live, especially if it fails to stop a large casino from being built in Prince George's County.
Green Spring Tower Square shopping center in Hampden is repositioning itself to attract national tenants, now that it has Giant has an anchor, says Mark Manzo, whose family owns the center. Manzo also says he wants to be a partner in redevelopment of the Rotunda and the building of 25th Street Station. And he hopes to get the on-again, off-again Skyview condo development off the ground, on land that overlooks the center, and that that project is closely linked with the repositioning of the
Constellation Energy Group, which is selling itself to Exelon Corp., reported Friday a loss in the fourth quarter in what is expected to be the energy giant's last earnings release as a publicly traded Baltimore company.
Gov. Martin O'Malley said that BGE customers would benefit more from the creation of new power in Maryland than the immediate $100 rate credit if the proposed merger between Constellation and Exelon approved.
In a settlement with Gov. Martin O'Malley, Exelon Corp. promised to develop significantly more natural gas, wind and solar power in Maryland, contribute more money to help low-income electricity customers and provide more protection for Baltimore Gas and Electric.
Representatives of the two competing bidders descended on the long struggling Rocky Gap resort in Western Maryland Tuesday afternoon and presented vying plans to transform a state-backed development failure into a revenue generating casino.
Long known for spicing up American food, McCormick & Co. is taking its food flavorings abroad, with plans to peddle masala powder in the open-air markets of India and borscht seasoning in the stores of Eastern Europe.
The Maryland engineering companies that auditors referred to in a scathing report on the State Highway Administration last week denied any knowledge Thursday of improprieties in the way they were awarded contracts and insisted their dealings with the agency have been aboveboard.