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DLA Piper partner Machen to work for city

After three decades representing developers in deals as a partner at DLA Piper, veteran real estate lawyer John P. “Jack” Machen will be switching sides later this year as he joins Piper alum and City Solicitor George A. Nilson in ...

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City approves 5-year deal for Grand Prix

With its first sponsor in hand and online ticket sales slated to start May 28, the new group behind the Baltimore Grand Prix is confident it will be able to pull off the Labor Day weekend street race in record ...

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City OKs contract with new Baltimore Grand Prix team

Baltimore City’s spending panel Wednesday morning approved a new, five-year racing agreement with Race On LLC to run the Baltimore Grand Prix beginning this September. City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young was the only member of the five-member Board ...

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New Baltimore Grand Prix team to discuss plans

The new team behind the Baltimore Grand Prix will discuss plans to bring the racing event back to the city’s streets. Michael Andretti, the former racer and president of Andretti Sports Marketing, and J.P. Grant of Race On LLC will ...

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Settlement ends fight over floating walkway

The Baltimore Board of Estimates last week approved a settlement with the developer of The Moorings at Canton and the homeowners’ association there, ending a multiyear dispute over a pedestrian promenade along the waterfront. The settlement will have the city ...

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Court of Appeals rules against preservationists’ bid to protect Superblock buildings

Neighboring business owners and preservationists have lost their bid to protect historic buildings in Baltimore’s Superblock redevelopment area. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the group cannot sue to enforce an agreement between the city and the Maryland Historical ...

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Baltimore again extends deadline for Superblock agreement

Top city officials Wednesday gave another extension to developers of the $150 million Superblock project so they could line up financing — including a newly proposed taxpayer-supported incentive that city officials say totals $17.6 million — and retail tenants. The ...

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Board of Estimates OKs two police-related settlements

The Baltimore Board of Estimates last week approved a $155,000 settlement with a Baltimore couple who had sued the city police department after police searched the husband in the street for drugs. Wesley Williams and Shaney Pendelton, who have two ...

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Hiring meeting at EBDI goes nowhere

A meeting that included developers and city politicians to discuss revisions to local hiring goals for the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East was ended abruptly Tuesday by East Baltimore Development Inc. officials after members of the community refused to ...

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