Real Estate

Baltimore home sales fall after malware attack

A home for sale on Biddle Street in Baltimore. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

The number of closed home sales in Baltimore fell last month by nearly 20% from the previous May after a ransomware attack crippled the city’s ability to process sales. Baltimore metro area housing market data, via MarketStats by ShowingTime from ...

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Howard County expedites timetable for development plan

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball. (File Photo)

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has requested an accelerated timetable to deliver a new plan guiding development in one of Maryland’s fastest-growing counties. Ball requested the Department of Planning and Zoning push up the schedule for updating the county’s general ...

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Trump administration chips in $1.6M for Hoen & Co. Lithograph Building

Developers, government officials and civic leaders were at the Hoen & Co. Lithographic Building project Monday to announce federal funding. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

Bill Struever, CEO of Cross Street Partners, has delivered a litany of adaptive reuses of historic buildings in his 45 year career as a developer. Overhauling the Hoen & Co. Lithograph Building in east Baltimore ranks among the most complicated. ...

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Entrepreneurial center breaks ground on struggling North Avenue

Rasheed Aziz celebrates the groundbreaking for the property at 2132-2136 W. North Ave. that has become the EMAGE Center, which stands for Entrepreneurs Making and Growing Enterprises. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

A few years ago Rasheed Aziz was operating out of a rowhouse on North Avenue, a place Demian Costa, partner at Weller Development Co., recalled as “a little bit messed up.” Aziz, however, already had his sights set on an ...

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Fowler: New interest in developing 300 E. Pratt St.

More bus-only lanes, such as this one already operating on Pratt Street, will help improve Baltimore’s bus service, officials hope. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

There’s renewed interest in one of the last major parcels available on Baltimore’s Pratt Street. Kirby Fowler, president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, declined to provide details but confirmed there’s interest in buying and building on 300 E. Pratt ...

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Pratt Street retail pop-up launches in Harborplace’s shadow

Natalie Karyl, owner of The Dollhouse Boutique, said she was thrilled by the visibility for her business the temporary retail shop sponsored by M&T Bank along Pratt Street provides. A Baltimore native, Karyl still sees the Inner Harbor as Baltimore's marquee retail area. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

As the woes of Baltimore’s Harborplace drag on, a new pop-up retail store across Pratt Street celebrated its launch on Thursday. M&T Bank, which chose to keep its regional headquarters downtown at the new One Light Street building, sponsored the ...

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Mayor Young: Sale of city land near Harborplace ‘a good conversation’


Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said he’d consider selling city-owned land around the Harborplace retail pavilions and would back tearing down the buildings to make way for new development. Young added he’d like to see the area redeveloped as entertainment ...

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Cost of Baltimore ransomware attack so far: $18 million

Baltimore website still shows signs of the damage done by malware attack discovered on May 7.

Nearly a month after a ransomware attack crippled Baltimore government computer systems, only about 35% of city employees’ access is restored and the invasion has cost the city roughly $18 million. The city’s technology department created a “safe environment” to ...

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JLL’s Manekin left law long ago, now ‘Champion of Justice’

Robert Manekin. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

Robert Manekin’s relatively brief law career reaches back to serving on the student court system at a public university in the tumultuous late 1960s. It followed a trajectory that landed him at the Pearl Harbor desk of a legendary naval ...

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Candidate Henry wants Baltimore comptroller to expand real estate role

Baltimore City Councilman Bill Henry announces his candidacy for the city comptroller's job on Saturday, June 1, 2019 (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Councilman Bill Henry has launched his campaign for Baltimore comptroller arguing the job can play a significant role in real estate and economic development. Henry kicked off his campaign, flanked by Baltimore City Council members and state legislators, insisting the ...

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