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Author Archives: Adam Bednar

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

Baltimore weighs suing developers who demolished historic Woodberry mills

The city of Baltimore issued a stop-work order after developers demolished two historic mills in Woodberry. (Adam Bednar)

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis said the city is exploring a lawsuit against the developers who knocked down a pair of 19th Century mill buildings to make way for an apartment project. There are complicating factors, Davis said, such as ...

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Md. officials say seeds planted at Vegas show will take time to grow

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LAS VEGAS — Developers, economic development professionals, and politicians from Maryland traveled here this week in hopes of luring new business. Only time will tell whether attending the International Council of Shopping Centers RECon event brings the desired rewards. But the ...

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$2M Walter’s Bathhouse overhaul opens

Rendering of the planned Bathhouse Square redevelopment in Pigtown. (Rendering Courtesy Marks, Thomas Architects)

Major work on a $2 million project transforming the former Walter’s Bathhouse in Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood into a mixed-use development has finished. SAA | EVI Development and Bricklayers and Craftworkers Union redeveloped the bathhouse and an adjoining former fire station. ...

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In Vegas, Maryland real estate pros deal, network and party

Karl King, a digital media producer for Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp., assists an attended at his organization booth at ICSC RECon in Las Vegas Tuesday. (Adam Bednar)

LAS VEGAS — Sitting at a bar table just off the casino floor at the Encore section of the Wynn Las Vegas, Marc Weller, the man whose eponymous company leads the development of the $5.5 billion Port Covington overhaul in ...

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Young says he’s working to bring Trader Joe’s to Baltimore

Attendees start flooding into the conference center hoping to make deals on Monday. Brick-and-mortar retailers have faced significant challenges from the rise of online retailers in recent years. That adds urgency to the landing the right tenants who can withstand the competition. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

LAS VEGAS — While attending a massive conference of brokers, developers and retailers in Las Vegas Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said bringing grocery stores to the city remains a priority. There’s one particular brand name, however, Young especially ...

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Baltimore processing real estate transactions despite ransomware

First-time buyers have been struggling to find affordable homes amid a stubborn shortage of properties on the market that's helped push prices higher. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

A workaround allowing home sales in Baltimore to progress, despite a ransomware attack on City Hall computers, is working well, officials said Monday. The city started processing real estate transactions manually on Monday morning. Lester Davis, a spokesman for the ...

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Historic Hendler Creamery overhaul halts without explanation

The construction site at the  Hendler Creamery redevelopment project in east Baltimore. (Adam Bednar)

Work transforming the historic Hendler Creamery in east Baltimore into a $45 million mixed-use project stopped weeks ago with no explanation from the developer.  Lawmakers who represent the area and stakeholders in the Jonestown neighborhood said they’ve not recently heard ...

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Glen Burnie shopping center fetches $16.2M

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Continental Realty Corp. has purchased a Glen Burnie shopping center for $16.2 million. The firm said on Thursday that it purchased Governors Commons at 7311 Ritchie Highway. The 129,242-square-foot center is anchored by Gavigan’s Furniture and is 100% occupied. “We ...

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COPT shows off 250 W. Pratt improvements

The view from high up at 250 W. Pratt St. (Adam Bednar)

Corporate Office Properties Trust has wrapped up $6 million in upgrades at 250 W. Pratt St., and a significant office space is slated to hit the market relatively soon. The 24-story tiered structure remains one of the most recognizable buildings ...

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GBBR: Baltimore computers may be restored in days

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Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors CEO Al Ingraham Wednesday expressed cautious optimism to members that the city’s computer systems can be restored in a matter of days. Ingraham told organization members in a message posted on GBBR’s website Wednesday afternoon ...

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