Under Armour has paid $70.3 million for land in Port Covington where it plans to build its new headquarters campus — more than double what CEO Kevin Plank's private real estate firm purchased the waterfront site for in 2014, according to land records.
Twenty years ago, if potential homebuyers wanted to check out the inside of a home for sale, they almost always had to get in the car and head to an open house. Photos were limited. Videos were nonexistent. Today, things have changed ¿ and they continue to evolve.
Activists have fought to defend the working-class Northeast Baltimore community of Belair-Edison against the forces that have crushed other neighborhoods -- blockbusting and white flight, predatory lending and foreclosures, a loss of blue collar jobs, and crime. Unlike failing city neighborhoods, Belair-Edison has maintained high rates of homeownership, even as it transitioned from majority white to majority black in the 1990s. Experts say offering affordable housing to working- and middle-class
Home sales in the Baltimore area had their best January in eight years, and all signs point to a strong spring market, real estate analysts said. Numbers released by the RealEstate Business Intelligence and the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors — reflecting slightly different spans of time — show January sales up by 18.4 and nearly 17 percent respectively compared with a year before. The sales figure was the best since 2007, RBI reported.
Maryland lays claim to an abundant share of American history, much of it preserved in our homes and the very land on which they stand. In few places is that more evident than in Ellicott City¿s Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate, a piece of our nation¿s past on the market for $7 million.
A small Maryland-based firm that owns nursing homes across the country has experienced explosive growth in recent years, propelled by consolidation among its tenants, changes wrought by health care reform, and increased investor demand for medical properties.
When Ward Westrick retired, he and wife Ginny were happy to sell their home in McLean to settle on the Chesapeake Bay's calmer shores. Ward and Ginny did not want to build a home. However, after looking at as many as 50 houses from Gibson Island to Mayo and finding nothing but disappointment, they snapped up a 2.25 acre parcel on the South River in Annapolis on which to build an empty-nester's dream.
Thinking of selling your home? Your home¿s initial appeal online determines its ability to compete with thousands of other offerings. Enter the home stager. Howard County real estate agents and buyers have been calling on their services for years. Think of a window dresser or set designer, and you¿re on the right track.
Trophy homes typically take longer to sell than the average house, no matter how strong the market, but for sellers finally reaching the limit of their patience, putting the property on the block is next best option.
Frank Anechiarico, a passionate car salesman and one-time owner of Baltimore County's Valley Chevrolet, died June 27 at Brightview Mays Chapel Ridge, an assisted living facility. He was 91 and had suffered a stroke.
A lawsuit that accuses Creig Northrop Team, Long & Foster and several mortgage firms — including Long & Foster's Prosperity Mortgage Co. — of perpetrating mortgage fraud to ease home buying and selling could go before a jury, after the Maryland Court of Special Appeals reversed a decision that found the statute of limitations had expired.
Old Goucher neighborhood, named for the old Goucher College that moved to Towson in the 1950s, is trying to raise $2 million to turn the old campus south of Charles Village into a park area. Del. Maggie McIntosh is trying to help.
Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67.
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.
At $341 per rentable square foot, the sale of the 8-story building to KBS Realty Advisors, sets a Baltimore record, said Bo Cashman, a senior vice president of the industrial properties group at CBRE, which represented Beatty Development in the transaction.
Charles Village Civic Association, in an effort to find good businesses to fill the many vacant storefronts in the area, is talking to a market research company called Spot Mojo, which specializes in that sort of thing and would help them identify potential businesses.