Business and government leaders raised small plastic glasses of lemonade and ginger ale on Friday and toasted the progress of Towson Row, a massive development project promoted as a transformational investment in downtown Towson.
A Towson-based company founded less than 10 years ago has emerged as one of the biggest players in the local real estate scene, drawing on its principals' deep ties to the area to build political and financial support for its plans.
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The Baltimore County Council on Monday approved leasing a valuable piece of land to a Towson developer, over the objections of a councilwoman who said the deal negotiated by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration lacked transparency..
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of dollars in loans to a developer. The county grants these so-called conditional loans that do not require repayment if certain conditions, such as job creation, are met.
A panel of Baltimore County officials selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
The developers of the Winthrop, a two-building luxury apartment complex on Dulaney Valley Road in Towson, said at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday that the first 295-unit building could be completed in 12 months.
Optimism abounds for Caves Valley Partners' plan to build Towson Row, a one million square foot mixed-use community off York Road near Towsontown Boulevard. There's demand for new construction and the walkable experience that the project aims to create, real estate experts say.
With the announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million development that will include apartments, student housing, retail, and office space on nearly a full city block in downtown Towson, Towson's elected officials have turned their attentions toward the possibility of a circulator bus to alleviate traffic concerns that could come with Towson's development boom.
The latest mega-development proposal in Towson could be the tipping point that turns the county seat into a true urban community — provided county officials can manage the traffic and other challenges it could present.
A number of proposed new projects are on the horizon that would make the county seat's commercial core on York Road a magnet for visitors and shoppers. Prominent among these are the $85 million Towson Square project that will include a 15-screen movie theater, a $27 million renovation at the Towson City Center highrise on the Towson Circle and a proposal to rejuvenate the Towson Commons indoor mall.