Author Archives: Adam Bednar

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

Ground Up podcast: JLL Research Manager Patrick Latimer talks Baltimore metro office market

Adam Bednar. (The Daily Record / Jason Whong)

JLL Research Manager Patrick Latimer shares insights on gathering data, what numbers are important in assessing the health of the Baltimore area office market, and the sector’s outlook for the rest of 2018.

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Advocacy group urges public financing for Tradepoint Atlantic


A coalition including community groups, unions, and businesses is advocating for public financing for Tradepoint Atlantic’s $2 billion redevelopment of Sparrows Point. The group, called Revitalize Sparrows Point, officially launched its campaign on Thursday. A portion of its advocacy entails ...

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Seawall Development to lead $40 million Lexington Market overhaul

Thibault Manekin, right, speaks Wednesday as Kirby Fowler and Mayor Catherine Pugh look on. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

Seawall Development will steer a planned redevelopment of Lexington Market that’s expected to cost up to $40 million and break ground late next year. Mayor Catherine Pugh, Lexington Market Inc. Board Chairman Kirby Fowler, and Seawall Development Principal Thibault Manekin ...

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McCormick & Co. savors modern Hunt Valley headquarters

McCormick & Co. CEO Lawrence Kurzius discusses the firm's new global headquarters. The spice makers celebrated the opening of its new building at 24 Schilling Road on Tuesday. (The Daily Record/ Adam Bednar)

McCormick & Co. celebrated opening its Hunt Valley headquarters Tuesday, hailing it as a tool that will sharpen the firm’s competitive edge. Roughly 1,000 employees work out of the 350,000-square-foot building at 24 Schilling Road. The ceremony Tuesday marked the ...

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Video: McCormick CEO celebrates global HQ as talent magnet

McCormick & Co. touted its new global headquarters at 24 Schilling Road in Hunt Valley as fostering a high-tech collaborative environment. Previously the firms employees were scattered in four buildings in the area.  (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

McCormick & Co. extolled its new 350,000-square-foot global headquarters in Hunt Valley as a leg up in attracting and retaining talent. The company, which makes products like local favorite Old Bay, previously operated in four buildings in the area. The ...

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Cardin calls Trump administration’s tariffs ‘a failure’

Sen. Ben Cardin speaks with McCormick & Co. Lawrence Kurzius following the company celebrating the opening of its new headquarters in Hunt Valley. Cardin warned tariffs, like those imposed by President Donald Trump's administration, will hurt business like the Baltimore County-based spice maker. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Levying tariffs on imported products represents a failure in international trade policy, Sen. Ben Cardin said Tuesday. Cardin, a Democrat, made his comments during an interview at the celebration of McCormick & Co.’s new global headquarters in Hunt Valley on ...

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Legislation: Public safety justifies demolition of Ellicott City properties

Howard County Councilman Jon Weinstein and County Executive Allan H. Kittleman listen to a resident's comments about a proposed plan to limit flood damage in Ellicott City. The proposal is expected to cost between $40 million and $50 million. (Adam Bednar)

The Howard County Council is considering legislation specifying public safety as a reason for the jurisdiction’s Historic Preservation Commission to approve demolition of significant property. The bill, sponsored by Councilman Jon Weinstein, is part of a larger plan to demolish ...

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Columbia industrial buildings sell for $13.2M

Industrial properties along Red Branch Road in Columbia sold for $13.2 million. (Photo Courtesy NKF Capital Markets)

A pair of Columbia industrial assets sold for $13.2 million. The properties at 9179 and 9139-9159 Red Branch Road total more than 125,000 square feet of space, according to NKF Capital Markets. “The portfolio represented a rare opportunity to acquire ...

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