Real Estate

Poverni Sheikh Group turning blight into mixed-use Howard Row

Poverni Sheikh Group has started work transforming 405-415 N. Howard St. into a 50,000-square-foot mixed-use project. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Poverni Sheikh Group has started construction on its mixed-use Howard Row project in Baltimore, the latest in a string of developments transforming formerly city-owned vacant properties in a portion of downtown that has struggled to attract investment. The developer intends to ...

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Baltimore grapples with including poor residents in smart city ambitions


There’s a particular image Sheri Parks recalls from researching what residents in Baltimore’s low-income neighborhoods want from smart cities technology: children, crowded around school buildings after dismissal, with cellphones out, doing homework because of limited access to fast, reliable Wi-Fi at home or in their neighborhood.

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Baltimore affordable housing funding bill set for September hearing

Baltimore City Hall

A bill raising taxes to provide a dedicated financing source for Baltimore’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund is slated for a public hearing in September. It was previously announced that the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance, and Economic Development Committee had ...

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