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Author Archives: Adam Bednar

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

Baltimore-area transit expected to reach just 50% of new jobs

MTA Administrator Kevin Quinn. (File photo)

The Baltimore region is expected to add a substantial number of jobs over the next 25 years, but many of them are likely to be based in places that transit can’t access, according to speakers at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s ...

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Entrepreneur David Williams buys 47.5% stake in Greenberg Gibbons

Brian Gibbons, CEO and chairman of Greenberg Gibbons, which is the owner and acting managing partner of Towson Row, shakes hands with the Tiger mascot from Towson University after the restarted project’s second groundbreaking ceremony (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Local entrepreneur David Williams purchased a 47.5% stake in development firm Greenberg Gibbons, making him an equal partner with Brian Gibbons, the firm’s chairman and CEO. Greenberg Gibbons, which revealed the deal Friday morning, said Gibbons will continue to lead ...

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Baltimore spending more construction dollars in poor neighborhoods

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Baltimore officials said a recent analysis of where the city spends public construction dollars shows that more money is going to low-income, predominantly black neighborhoods. The city and the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance – Jacob France Institute at the University ...

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Baltimore crime task force turns to Baltimore County for help

U.S. Attorney for Maryland Robert K. Hur announces Wednesday that Baltimore County has agreed to serve as a fiduciary for federal funds flowing to a strike force fighting violent crime in Baltimore. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

A suburban county has agreed to handle federal funds so a strike force targeting violent drug gangs in Baltimore can lease office space, which U.S. Attorney for Maryland Robert K. Hur said is a critical part of how these teams ...

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Anne Arundel County bans housing discrimination

"It's not a pretty picture," says Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart, shown here in 2018, in assessing the county's rising rate of coronavirus transmission. (AP Photo / Brian Witte)

Anne Arundel County lawmakers passed the jurisdiction’s first housing discrimination ordinance on Tuesday, and more legislation aimed at expanding availability of affordable housing is under consideration. The County Council approved a fair housing ordinance that includes a $10,000 penalty per ...

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Continental pays $23.5M for Hagerstown shopping center

Dick’s Sporting Goods is among the tenants at the Centre at Hagerstown, which has been acquired by Continental Realty Corp. (Submitted Photo)

  Baltimore-based Continental Realty Corp. has purchased a Hagerstown shopping center for $23.5 million. The company bought the Centre at Hagerstown at 17850 Garland Groh Boulevard. The  331,000-square-foot property was 93% leased at the time of the sale. Anchor tenants ...

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Tractor Building developer: Cost dictates potential for redesign

Clipper Mill/Tractor Building Rendering (submitted rendering)

The developer proposing transforming the Tractor Building in Baltimore’s Clipper Mill area says cost will determine what, if any, redesigns are possible for the contentious redevelopment proposal. At least three other developers have attempted, and failed, to repurpose the last ...

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Tensions flare between Baltimore mayor, Fraternal Order of Police

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Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Wednesday called social media posts by the union representing police officers a “distraction” from the ongoing struggle to quell violent crime in the city. Young’s comments came after a uniformed police officer was ...

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Howard Co. executive: New development fees to protect Ellicott City

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball speaks about a flood plan for Ellicott City on Monday, May 13, 2019, at Howard County’s George Howard Building in Ellicott City. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball filed legislation his administration says protects Ellicott City from future flooding by tightening development regulations and fees. Ball filed a pair of resolutions with the Howard County Council on Friday to add requirements if developers ...

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