BDC gets two bids for City Center site
Two developers are seeking the rights to build a residential and retail complex on a prime half-acre site downtown once planned to hold an $80 million dual Hyatt-brand hotel project known as City Center.
Judge denies mini-casino’s injunction bid
An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge denied a Chesapeake Beach mini-casino’s preliminary injunction request Thursday, a decision that will force the parlor to shut down its electronic bingo operation.
Baltimore’s lost Olympics
If things had gone the way Dan Knise had wanted, Michael Phelps would be swimming in the 2012 Olympic Games less than an hour away from his old Towson home.
Report: GSK in deal talks with Human Genome
NEW YORK — GlaxoSmithKline PLC is reportedly talking this weekend with Human Genome Sciences Inc. about its $2.6 billion offer for the Rockville-based biotech company. British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline made its first bid for the biotech company in April and extended its offer of $13 per share until July 20. Human Genome Sciences has dismissed […]
Mayor’s office: Phone contract competitively bid
The mayor’s office says a contract for phone and network equipment was competitively bid. A spokesman for the mayor said Thursday that city employees requested the purchase, not the more than two dozen consultants in the mayor’s information technology office who work for the Rockville company that won the contract. City Comptroller Joan Pratt raised […]
D.C. groups pool buying power to save on electricity
Some pray in churches, mosques and synagogues. Others aren’t religious, serving the community by providing housing or education. However, the leaders of more than 100 religious and community organizations in the Washington area share one interest: saving money on electricity to better serve their communities. That’s why they will gather Tuesday to review bids they […]
Parties settling Waverly school-bid litigation
The Timonium contractor that sued the Baltimore City school board for reverse discrimination after an unsuccessful bid to build the new Waverly Elementary School has dropped the lawsuit and says it will be awarded the project. CAM Construction Co. Inc. sued the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners in August after it lost a $25 […]
AT&T agrees to drop bid for T-Mobile
LOS ANGELES — AT&T Inc. said Monday that it is ending its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA after facing fierce government objections. The cellphone giant said that the actions of the government to block the deal do not change the challenges of the wireless phone industry, which it says requires more airwaves, known […]