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Mar 14, 2022

As downtown Baltimore struggles, leaders eagerly await relocation of state workers

Last April, Gov. Larry Hogan announced a plan to move 3,300 state workers across 12 agencies into downtown Baltimore as an economic boost to the city’s central business district. It can’t come soon enough, city officials and business leaders say. The central business district has seen an increase in the already high commercial vacancy rate. […]

Jun 9, 2021

RBC Wealth Management to move Baltimore office to Harbor Point

RBC Wealth Management, a financial advising and planning group, is the latest company to announce plans to move its Baltimore offices out of the central business district — a decision that comes as some in the city want to reimagine what is considered the “downtown” area. The company announced Wednesday that it is moving to […]

May 18, 2021

$5.3M renovation of Hampton Inn in downtown Baltimore is complete

Peachtree Hotel Group has completed a $5.3 million renovation of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Baltimore-Downtown Convention Center.

Jul 25, 2018

Poverni Sheikh Group ‘strong believers’ in Baltimore

The developer intends to preserve the historic facades of the five buildings on its Howard Street project.

Jan 11, 2018

The future of downtown Baltimore

As the old year drew to a close and 2018 was almost upon us, Bisnow, the national producer of digital real estate news and live events, gave us a chance to look forward – and to look back.  At a gathering in Harbor East’s Four Seasons hotel, some 300 attendees were on hand to consider […]

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Mar 22, 2017

Baltimore issued $16M in parking tickets last year

A new study from a Baltimore lawyer says be careful when parking in the lower parts of Cross, Calvert, Paca and Gay streets.

Jul 6, 2016

Baltimore’s ‘Skyline Market’ sizzles

  Demand for high-profile office space in Baltimore has reached a historic high, according to a recent report. JLL’s Skyline report found vacancy rate has fallen to 8.7 percent in the city’s high-end office buildings and down to 5.5 percent in Class A buildings in the hot Pratt Street corridor. As a result, rents have […]

Apr 14, 2016

Downtown Baltimore jobs down, report says

Downtown Baltimore lost jobs last year, according to the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s State of Downtown Report. Jobs in the city’s core fell from 123,879 jobs in 2014 to 118,723 jobs last year, a 4 percent reduction. But the employment number is still higher than 2009 through 2012. According to the report, it’s unclear what […]

Mar 26, 2014

Baltimore: Downtown rising?

Downtown Baltimore added about 10,000 jobs last year, cut its office vacancy rate to nearly 16 percent and has more than 4,000 units of market-rate housing in the development pipeline, according to a new report.

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Mar 26, 2014

What’s in a name? Plenty, downtown officials say

The Downtown Partnership has announced a plan to re-brand areas of the community with individual names to create more of an identity for the neighborhood.

Dec 12, 2013

T. Rowe Price signs letter to keep HQ downtown through 2027

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed a letter of intent to negotiate a new lease at 100 E. Pratt St. that would keep its global headquarters and nearly 1,300 employees downtown through 2027.

Sep 10, 2013

Pennsylvania-based First National Bank to lease on Lombard St.

Pennsylvania-based First National Bank announced Tuesday that it will open a regional headquarters in Baltimore, leasing space in a Lombard Street office building that will bear the bank’s logo.

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