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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 ...

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John C. Murphy: A radical solution for Baltimore’s relentless decline

Over the years, we have grown closer to our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C. The cities are alike in many ways. Their populations are roughly equal. Many Baltimore residents now commute to jobs in D.C. Many Washingtonians visit our ...

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Gov. O’Malley, Mayor Rawlings-Blake request new arena study

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake have officially requested that the Maryland Stadium Authority conduct a feasibility study on plans to expand the Baltimore Convention Center and build a new arena and hotel in downtown Baltimore. The study, which ...

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Interactive: GBC proposals for convention center complex, Rash Field

Sweeping redevelopment plans for the Inner Harbor area will be unveiled Wednesday evening by the Greater Baltimore Committee at its annual meeting downtown. Below is an interactive graphic that shows the committee’s plans for the convention center complex and for ...

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GBC unveils plans for Inner Harbor redevelopment

Sweeping redevelopment plans for the Inner Harbor — including a $900 million multiplex for a new arena, hotel and expanded convention center, waterfront attractions and a new look for Rash Field — were unveiled Wednesday by the Greater Baltimore Committee. ...

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