Author Archives: Adam Bednar

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

Ground Up Podcast: Making difficult projects happen in Baltimore

Adam Bednar. (The Daily Record / Jason Whong)

Dana Johnson, the Reinvestment Fund’s managing director for Maryland and Washington, spoke with The Daily Record for the Ground Up Podcast. She discussed a variety of topics, including the challenges facing projects she invests in and how a potential recession ...

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Reinvestment Fund’s Johnson talks challenges, recession and ‘cookie cutter’ projects

Dana Johnson, the Reinvestment Fund's managing director for Washington and Maryland. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Reinvestment Fund connects investors looking to back projects benefiting communities in need of investment, and in Baltimore last year invested more than $30 million. Dana Jonson, the Reinvestment Fund’s managing director for Maryland and Washington,  spoke with The Daily Record for ...

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Baltimore picks NHP Foundation for $100M Park Heights redevelopment

Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young speaks with artist Derrick Adams who is displaying paintings at City Hall as a preview of his first solo art exhibition in Baltimore called "Where I'm From." Adams, who grew up in Park Heights, said he hopes new development will spark a rebirth of the neighborhood that plays a prominent role in his upcoming show. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Artist Derrick Adams returned to Baltimore’s City Hall on Wednesday roughly 30 years after winning a citywide art contest as an elementary school student growing up in Park Heights. Adams is displaying a few selections in the building that are ...

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Partnership buys trio of Savage buildings for $11.8M

8520 Corridor Road. (Submitted photo)

A pair of local firms in partnership with Feldman Bergin Properties purchased a trio of Howard County buildings for $11.8 million. VersaTech Inc. and Long Fence and Home LLLP, according to the partnership, plan on relocating their headquarters to the ...

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Baltimore pastors launch economic development plan

Robert Smith Jr, a former Baltimore police officer turned defense attorney, hopes to create a program in which retired Baltimore police officers work with kids in the city in hopes they can steer them away from violent crime. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

During his 20 years working as a Baltimore police officer Robert Smith Jr. witnessed his share of violence and its aftermath, particularly during his time as a homicide detective. Smith, now pastor at Higher Ground Ministries, recalled watching bodies being lifted ...

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Baltimore to name developer for 17 acres in Park Heights

The city is poised to announce a developer for 17 acres of land in the Park Heights neighborhood. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Baltimore officials are slated to name the chosen developer next week for roughly 17 acres of city-owned property in the Park Heights neighborhood. The city has long sought to bring new investment to the neighborhood that borders Pimlico Race Course, home ...

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Baltimore’s Tuerk House aims to finish $10.2M overhaul

Bernard Gyebi-Foster, executive director of Tuerk House in Baltimore. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Tuerk House on Thursday celebrated the pending completion of the first phase of a planned $10.2 million overhaul of its facility in west Baltimore. Contractors are putting the finishing touches on a six-month $2.4 million project that created 42 new ...

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Young stops short of accepting Hogan’s conditions for crime-fighting aid

Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young told a Trump administration official federal funding's needed for youth programs. Called the so-called war on drugs a "failed war." (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said he’ll work with Gov. Larry Hogan to quell violent crime in the city but declined to commit to the conditions the governor included in a letter offering additional assistance. Young, during a regular news ...

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CEO: Selling stake in Greenberg Gibbons all about the future

Brian Gibbons, left, says that selling a large stake in his real estate development firm will allow it to expand geographically and in terms of the projects it undertakes. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Baltimore County-based developer Greenberg Gibbons Chairman and CEO Brian Gibbons said selling a large share of his company reflects a desire to expand the firm that specializes in town center-style mixed-use projects. Gibbons said selling 47.5% of the company to ...

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