Developers of the proposed Port Covington project in South Baltimore presented began seeking design approval Thursday from a city architectural review board for the first set of buildings that could break ground late this year and open in 2021.
After a report that Amazon was rethinking its plan to locate a new headquarters in New York City, the developers of Port Covington in South Baltimore brushed off their rejected proposal to the online retailing giant.
Baltimore-area businesses weathered failed deals, layoffs, closings and restructuring in 2018. But some started new chapters by expanding or merging, and new development sprouted all over and one new industry spread like a weed.
The pastor of an East Baltimore church invited President Donald Trump for what will be his first visit to the city on Wednesday, hoping to showcase the city as a model for revitalization through federal "opportunity zones" and other programs.
Developers and designers of the massive Port Covington project in South Baltimore gave city design officials a revised map Thursday of new roads, bike paths and sidewalks that will form the framework of the 260-acre peninsula.
Tradepoint Atlantic, the industrial redevelopment of a shuttered steel mill in Baltimore County, is seeking $150 million in government financing to pay for roads, water lines and sewer pipes. Company officials say the financing is necessary to move the project forward.
The nation’s second most powerful housing official toured Baltimore this week and left with a good impression of a city that her boss, U.S. Housing Secretary Ben Carson, once called home and where her husband’s employer does business.
Signage that long announced The Baltimore Sun’s presence near the city’s downtown core — reading “THE SUN” in massive letters visible from the Jones Falls Expressway — came down from the newspaper’s former headquarters on Calvert Street on Thursday, bound for storage.
Sun librarian: As I sit at my desk looking out my window for one of the last times, before the newspaper's move south to Port Covington, memories of The Baltimore Sun on Calvert Street flash through my head. I’ve been coming to this building since I was a toddler. Ink is in my blood.
Sagamore Spirit, founded by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, will be donating the proceeds from its limited release of rye whiskey to Ellicott City Partnership’s flood relief and rebuilding efforts, according to a press release.
Hired by Weller Development Co., the real estate firm spearheading Port Covington, Chip Watkins began hosting pop-up entertainment events early last month at 200 E. Cromwell St., a Baltimore space known as The Field.
A second Under Armour shareholder has filed a lawsuit against Kevin Plank and members of the company's board of directors, alleging that the sports apparel boss wrongly enriched himself in pursuing the Port Covington project.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank told TheStreet.com's Jim Cramer that he lost focus and would not make anymore rye, but his people insist he's not distracted by non-Under Armour businesses, including real estate and a distillery.
Even by Baltimore standards, recent crimes have many feeling as if the city has tipped over into a terrible place of lawlessness, coupled with a seeming inability by its leadership to right the course.