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The Can Co. bucks Baltimore’s retail struggles

After a rocky 2018 for city retail, particularly restaurants, one Baltimore building is nearly 100 percent occupied after adding five new tenants, including three eateries. The historic 205,865-square-foot Can Co. property at 2400 Boston Street in Canton named a handful ...

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Parker joins Rosso, leads new consulting services

Gene Parker has joined Rosso Commercial Real Estate as a principal, leading the firm’s new business consulting services and helping expand brokerage services. Parker around the start of the year left his role as president of Continental Realty Corp. after ...

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Search for top cops continues as crime worries beset Baltimore businesses

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resets her search for a police commissioner as crime continues to worry local business leaders. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald pulled out of the running for the job as the city’s top cop on Monday. ...

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Hogan unveils Maryland Opportunity Zone enhancements

Gov. Larry Hogan released his plan to mold Maryland’s Opportunity Zones into the nation’s most competitive while addressing what some have called shortcomings in the federal program. A priority for his administration, Hogan said on Thursday, is ensuring the state’s ...

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Maryland jurisdictions scramble for Opportunity Zone investments

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day it will mark a critical juncture in a race among Maryland jurisdictions to entice Opportunity Zone investments. Opportunity Zones are essentially federally designated districts providing tax incentives to reinvest capital gains. ...

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Bridge Investment Group buys Station Square, plans coworking

A subsidiary of Bridge Investment Group purchased Station Square office complex in Silver Spring, and plans $12 million in upgrades including a new coworking concept in one building. Bridge Investment Group, via its subsidiary Bridge Office Fund Manager LLC, purchased ...

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Howard County Executive Ball hopes to avoid Ellicott City demolition

Heather Beck, wearing a knit cap and a large scarf, leaned on her crutches outside of Sweet Elizabeth Jane on Main Street in Ellicott City on a sunny early winter afternoon and talked about the future of her hometown. The ...

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Stories of the Year: Full speed ahead for major projects, some sectors

Real estate development continued at a brisk pace throughout Maryland in 2018 even though the economic expansion of the past decade showed signs of slowing. A slew of new projects broke ground or continued building in the last year, aiming ...

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Plank foundation gives $100K to program run by former TIF opponent

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s foundation donated $100,000 to a program training struggling Baltimore residents, more than half returning from prison, to secure jobs with decent wages. The Plank Family Foundation contributed funds to the Turnaround Tuesday program operated byBaltimoreans ...

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Stubborn downtown crime worries Baltimore business coalition

Serious crime in Baltimore’s downtown remained relatively flat in 2018 compared to 2015, the year a citywide surge in violence followed in the wake of riots that rocked the city following Freddie Gray’s death from injuries suffered in police custody. ...

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