The ousted developer of Baltimore’s proposed Superblock project has taken its lawsuit against the city all the way to Maryland’s highest court.
A Baltimore judge is considering whether to throw out a lawsuit filed by the ousted developer of the Superblock seeking to block new bids on the project.
The once- and would-be developer of the Baltimore-owned Superblock property sued the city Tuesday for at least $50 million in an effort to block Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake from entertaining new bids for the project.
Thanks, but no thanks. That’s what top Baltimore officials reportedly told the developers of the proposed $150 million Superblock redevelopment after they asked for a sixth extension on the exclusive development rights for the city-owned parcel.
Developers of the Superblock project downtown are set to purchase the property from the city Wednesday for $12.2 million — less a credit of nearly $9.3 million.
A vote on a $22.1 million tax break for the downtown mega-development called the Superblock was put on hold Thursday by a City Council committee because city development officials said they were renegotiating an agreement with the developers.
A Baltimore developer has written a blistering letter to City Hall disputing proposed tax breaks for the $150 million Superblock project downtown. The May 1 letter from David H. Hillman, chairman and CEO of Southern Management Corp., to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the 14 members of the City Council, states that a plan to give […]
Neighboring business owners and preservationists have lost their bid to protect historic buildings in Baltimore’s Superblock redevelopment area. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the group cannot sue to enforce an agreement between the city and the Maryland Historical Trust. The 4-3 ruling centered on a memorandum of agreement signed by the city and […]
Top city officials Wednesday gave another extension to developers of the $150 million Superblock project so they could line up financing — including a newly proposed taxpayer-supported incentive that city officials say totals $17.6 million — and retail tenants. The Board of Estimates voted unanimously to extend the land disposition agreement for another eight months […]
A 20-year city property tax break for the developers of the $150 million Superblock development downtown was introduced in the City Council Monday night to provide an incentive city officials say is needed for the long-stalled project to move forward. The payment in lieu of taxes, or PILOT, calls for a 95 percent tax break […]
Hoping to avoid further delay in the redevelopment of downtown’s Superblock because of controversy over a landmark, Lexington Square Partners LLC has agreed to preserve two exterior walls of the former Read’s Drug Store in honor of a 1955 civil rights sit-in. The action by the developer means new architectural plans are in the works […]