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.
High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County.
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.
At his second budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 Monday night, County Executive Ken Ulman heard additional funding requests for projects ranging from a parking expansion for Howard Community College, new biking infrastructure throughout the county and childcare payment assistance for families in need.
Construction is expected to begin this spring on a commuter parking garage for Howard County's first transit oriented development, a project planned to eventually include apartments, stores, offices and a hotel.
Downtown Ellicott City will soon see more pedestrian, parking and stormwater improvements as the county kicks off a series of new public works projects next month, County Executive Ken Ulman announced today.
An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler, who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session.
Laurel's state- and county-level elected officials won't face many obstacles on the path to re-election this year, with few – in most cases no – challengers. With the Feb. 25 candidate filing deadline past, 2014's political contenders are set. And there aren't very many options for voters outside of the usual field of incumbents.
It was about nine months ago, during Howard County's Business Appreciation Week, that County Executive Ken Ulman learned Columbia-based AirPatrol Corporation was thinking about relocating. His reaction was immediate, according to Guy Levy-Yurista, chief technology officer for AirPatrol.
By By Katie V. Jones and Baltimore Sun Media Group
January 25, nine shotgun blasts rang through crowded passageways inside The Mall in Columbia. In seconds, three lives were claimed, and Howard County joined Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo. and too many others on a grim list of places where a sense of security has been ripped away by gun violence.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown said Saturday that his campaign would forgo the use of a loophole that might have allowed his running mate to raise money during the General Assembly session — portraying the decision as a matter of principle.
Baltimore has no favorite son or daughter in this year's gubernatorial race, but the Democratic contenders – all Washington-area residents -- are stepping up their efforts to persuade city voters to adopt them.
In an effort to jump start Howard Hughes Corp.'s anticipated redevelopment of Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has levied a call to action to the developer, which he feels has shown a "lack of urgency" toward its promise to makeover the downtown concert venue.
County Executive Ken Ulman said the goal of the initiative, which will create design guidelines for the commercial area, is to develop standards that "reflect the unique nature of this portion of Howard County, and that will lead to sustainable, pedestrian-friendly and attractive development and redevelopment for years to come."