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Author Archives: Adam Bednar

Adam Bednar covers real estate and development for The Daily Record.

St. John Properties signs MagView to Maple Lawn lease

Medical software firm MagView plans to leave Montgomery County for a 15,000-square-foot space in Class A building at the mixed-use Maple Lawn development in Howard County. Currently based in Burtonsville, MagView intends to relocate its roughly 75 employees to the ...

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Seawall closing in on financing for overhaul of Lexington Market

Lexington Market

Financing for the roughly $40 million overhaul of Lexington Market is expected to close in the next few weeks, Seawall Development Principal Thibault Manekin told the board of Baltimore’s economic development agency on Thursday. Funding for the Lexington Market overhaul ...

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Baltimore police chief wary of aerial surveillance plan backed by GBC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison says he is reluctant to embrace an aerial surveillance program a leading business group is urging the city to adopt in its fight against crime. The Greater Baltimore Committee’s board on Wednesday called for a ...

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Following Lexington Market’s vendor exodus, Seawall wants diverse roster at new building

Lexington Market

Lexington Market has hemorrhaged merchants in recent years, but the company chosen to redevelop the market is pledging that a new lineup of vendors will reflect Baltimore’s diversity. Thibault Manekin, principal at Seawall Development, acknowledged many residents fear a rebuilt ...

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New Md. laws boost Baltimore’s fight against crime, backers say

Supporters of a pair of state laws that went on the books this month said they’ll eventually improve Baltimore police operations, as violent crime continues plaguing Baltimore and the union representing police officers trades bars with City Hall over the latest crime-fighting ...

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Anne Arundel Exec Pittman set to sell constituents on Preakness deal

In the days since The Stronach Group and Baltimore announced a deal to keep running the Preakness Stakes in the city, the fact that Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Jr. must convince his own constituents of the merits of ...

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Maryland opportunity zones yet to turn promise into value

Backers of opportunity zones continue touting the initiative’s potential to infuse minority-owned businesses with capital and create new prosperity, but there’s little data available to measure early results. Henry Childs II, national director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority ...

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Preakness negotiators put hurt feelings aside to cut deal

When negotiators representing Baltimore, The Stronach Group and the horse racing industry sat down to hammer out an agreement to keep running the Preakness Stakes in the city, there were two items off the table. The first, Baltimore would not ...

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Stadium Place developers launch work on new 33rd Street ‘miracle’

In 1975 the NFL’s Baltimore Colts went from winning two games the previous year to division champs after beating the New England Patriots at Memorial Stadium on Dec. 21, capping a football season fans dubbed “the Miracle on 33rd Street.” Govans ...

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