Sep 19, 2012

Simmons named ‘Best of Baltimore’

We here at The Daily Record know Melody Simmons is one of the best reporters in town.

Sep 3, 2012

APG commander Ferrell motivated by his challenges

Good things come in small packages. That’s the mantra of Major Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the new commanding general of Aberdeen Proving Ground, whose leadership, six months into his latest assignment with the U.S. Army, comes at a time when the suburban base has just completed a historic expansion under the Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, process.

Jul 13, 2012

Owings Mills development battle still raging

The development battle in Owings Mills is heating up — and cooling down. Acrimonious debate has swirled among the titans involved — developers Greenberg Gibbons, Kimco and David S. Brown Enterprises — over a proposed zoning change to the former Solo Cup site on Reisterstown Road that would clear the way for a shopping center […]

Jun 12, 2012

Md. has $9M plan to ease Aberdeen traffic jams

ABERDEEN — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Maryland is spending nearly $9 million to help ease traffic congestion tied to the growth of Aberdeen Proving Ground. Brown said Monday that $7.6 million will pay for land acquisition at the intersection of Route 22 and Paradise Road. He says the state will spend $1 million to […]

May 15, 2012

Cardin: Effort to reuse Fort Ritchie Army based has failed

HAGERSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says a private company’s redevelopment plan for the former Fort Ritchie Army base has apparently failed. The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reports in Tuesday’s newspaper that Cardin says the nearly 600-acre property in Cascade may revert back to PenMar Development Corp., a state-sponsored redevelopment authority. PenMar’s board met privat[...]

Apr 30, 2012

Federal spending helping state’s economy

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland’s recovery gained momentum during the last year largely on the strength of increased federal spending and BRAC-related development, a leading economist told state and local economic development officials gathered here Monday. While much of the news was positive, Anirban Basu warned members of the Maryland Economic Development Association that uncertainties associated with [...]

Feb 27, 2012

GATE project expanding at Aberdeen Proving Ground

The 416-acre private business park at Aberdeen Proving Ground is growing. A three-story, Class “A” office building has broken ground, and owner St. John Properties Inc. says it expects new tenants to move in this fall. The 75,000-square foot building will be located at 6190 Guardian Gateway within the Government and Technology Enterprise, or GATE, […]

Feb 24, 2012

Strata Group merging with Pennsylvania real estate firm

Yerman Witman Gaines and Conklin, a.k.a. the Strata Group, has recently downsized by shuttering several satellite offices in Bel Air, Fort Meade, Locust Point at McHenry Row and Severn Square. This week, the realty firm announced another change: a merger with the Pennsylvania-based Prudential Homesale Family of Companies. The name of the new company is […]

Jan 17, 2012

Ramping up at [email protected]

More than five years ago, Baltimore County officials held a festive celebration to mark the opening of a $75.6 million, four-mile extension of Route 43 that connected White Marsh to Middle River. But not long after a parade and the ceremonial ribbon cutting, construction of the $1 billion mixed-use Baltimore [email protected] slowed down. Until now. […]

Jan 9, 2012

Joe Nathanson: How to achieve mayor’s goal to grow the city

In her inaugural speech marking the start of her first full term, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her goal of having the city gain 10,000 households over this decade. This is certainly an ambitious goal, considering that the city has been losing population since the middle of the last century. At its peak in 1950, Baltimore […]

Oct 21, 2011

Baltimore sanitation yard gets gussied up

This week, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Department of Public Works Director Alfred H. Foxx for the re-opening of the Northwest Sanitation Yard – gussied up to become the new “Super Citizen Convenience Center.” The center, at 2824 Sisson St., offers what city officials call “easier access for residents to dispose of trash and recycling” […]

Sep 30, 2011

Work in progress for Baltimore’s newest park

The work at what soon will be Baltimore’s newest park is in full swing near Pier 5. Look for Pierce’s Park to open this fall. The development, located on a sliver of land behind the Columbus Center, is going to be an oasis for fun and creative play. Park benches will be made of recycled […]

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