Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Oct 31, 2019

Appeals court reverses $1M judgment against former Harborplace owner

An appellate panel reversed a $1 million judgment awarded to Harborplace tenant Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., which had sued over sub-par conditions at the downtown retail pavilions. The Court of Special Appeals reversed the award in a reported opinion Thursday, finding the trial judge improperly applied an unjust enrichment theory after finding Bubba Gump had failed to […]

Oct 23, 2012

Harborplace sold to New York-based real estate firm

Harborplace, the city’s signature 32-year-old tourism hub, is being sold to New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. for an undisclosed price. General Growth Properties, which acquired Harborplace as part of its November 2004 purchase of The Rouse Co., will close the deal next month, according to a memo sent to city officials by Christopher Schardt, senior […]

Mar 8, 2012

Editorial: Progress at Harborplace

There are encouraging signs of renewal amid the noise and sawdust at Harborplace, the Baltimore waterfront’s aging, iconic centerpiece that turns 32 years old this summer. While the extreme makeover is still a work in progress and some current tenants have closed temporarily because of the renovations, Harborplace officials say they are on schedule to […]

Feb 7, 2012

McCormick will spice up Inner Harbor

When McCormick and Co. Inc. ventures into retail this summer, launching its first store at the Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace, the longtime local icon will bring with it a glimpse of Poland, Canada and France. Though McCormick is still finalizing what will be sold in the store, Kathleen Haley, the company’s director of global […]

Jul 21, 2011

Editorial: Phillips is a good fit for the Power Plant

David Cordish got it exactly right when he said that snagging Phillips Seafood as a new restaurant tenant for his Power Plant development was an “easy decision.” Indeed it was, and we are glad to see two venerable Maryland family businesses collaborate on a new venture that should bring continued success to both. Phillips, the […]

Jul 13, 2011

Cordish to present plans for Phillips Restaurant at Power Plant

The Cordish Cos. and its architectural firm are scheduled to present their design plans for a Phillips Seafood restaurant in the Power Plant space formerly occupied by the ESPN Zone Thursday afternoon, hours after the Baltimore company plans a “major announcement” at the historic Inner Harbor building. The Cordish Cos., Design Collective Inc. and Phillips […]

Jul 7, 2011

Power Plant renovations for Phillips Seafood on Baltimore design panel’s agenda

Plans to renovate the exterior of the historic Power Plant building at the Inner Harbor for a new Phillips Seafood restaurant are scheduled to be unveiled before a city design panel next week. The renovations will be reviewed Thursday by the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel, according to an agenda released Thursday. The notice […]

Jun 17, 2011

Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook

Drive down the narrow and winding Union Avenue in Hampden and you’ll see a hub of activity going on at the massive, historic Union Mill redevelopment near the train tracks. The $20 million project is in full swing, as workers from Seawall Development Co.  convert the old stone mill on the banks of the Jones Falls […]

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