Tag Archives: east baltimore development inc.

Daily Record investigation: EBDI salaries, staff increased during recession

As the nation headed into its worst recession since the Great Depression, staffing and salaries at East Baltimore Development Inc. skyrocketed between 2005 and 2009, Internal Revenue Service documents show. The pay and benefits at the nonprofit increased by 46 ...

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Daily Record investigation: TIFs increasingly fuel city projects

What is a TIF? The acronym stands for Tax Increment Financing, a little-understood form of public investment in urban redevelopment now favored by the city of Baltimore. When City Hall approves a TIF to help finance a new development, bonds ...

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EBDI document links

Below is an expanded list of links to documents related to The Daily Record’s investigation into East Baltimore Development Inc. Letter to the editor from Arlene Conn EBDI’s April-May 2010 Newsletter (PDF) EBDI’s December 2009-January 2010 Newsletter (PDF) EBDI’s February- ...

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Daily Record investigation: A dream derailed

The nation’s largest urban redevelopment, a projected $1.8 billion effort to transform 88 acres of East Baltimore into a world-class biotech park and idyllic urban community, lies derailed amid vacant lots, boarded houses and unfulfilled dreams a decade after it ...

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Daily Record investigation: Renaming Middle East hits a sour note

What’s in a name? That’s a loaded question if you ask people from Middle East, a community north of Johns Hopkins Hospital that is subject to an 88-acre overhaul. Now the community may be getting a new name. (Click here ...

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