Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: construction

Builders start more homes but pace still slow

WASHINGTON — Builders broke ground on more new homes in May, but not enough to signal a recovery in the troubled housing market. New-home construction rose 3.5 percent from April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000 units per ...

Read More »

$24.4M being spent to spruce up the Convention Center

At the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual meeting last month, a crowd of 800 was wowed by plans to expand the Baltimore Convention Center, as well as build a new hotel and arena. But what Baltimoreans may not know is that ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Weak manufacturing, hiring reports for tiring economy

WASHINGTON — The economy is tiring again. Reports Wednesday on manufacturing and company hiring were so weak that many economists immediately downgraded their forecasts for Friday’s jobs report for May. Some analysts also slashed their estimates for growth in the ...

Read More »