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C. Fraser Smith: Hackerman to city: Dare to be great

Much has been made of Willard Hackerman’s offer to put a lot of money into the evolution of Baltimore’s renaissance. But focusing on the money misses the point. It’s the leveraging, the kick-starting and the daring that will matter most. ...

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Hackerman offer of $500M is key to GBC initiative

A week after unveiling a $500 million pledge by 92-year-old construction magnate Willard Hackerman to build a combined arena and 500-room hotel, executives of the Greater Baltimore Committee are working to seal the deal in writing with executives at Hackerman’s ...

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Gov. O’Malley, Mayor Rawlings-Blake request new arena study

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake have officially requested that the Maryland Stadium Authority conduct a feasibility study on plans to expand the Baltimore Convention Center and build a new arena and hotel in downtown Baltimore. The study, which ...

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