The vision for the redeveloped Cross Street Market will take on a clearer shape over the next three months. On Thursday, the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation announced it was entering into an exclusive negotiating privilege agreement with the team of Caves Valley Partners and War Horse, LLC, as the city looks to reinvigorate the historic […]
It's been smooth sailing so far for the development group that's interested in purchasing the Fells Point Recreation Pier.
A few government and politics headlines before the weekend.
About 600 Marylanders who were sued over old debts will see those lawsuits disappear and their credit scores rise — and, within 45 days, should receive a check for their pro rata share of the $328,000 settlement of a class action approved last week in federal court. Hilco Receivables LLC, now owned by Equable Ascent […]
The purchasers of a lot in an upscale real estate development had three years to exercise their rescission rights under federal law imposing disclosure requirements in interstate land sales, the 4th Circuit U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The May 1 decision affirms a judgment for $1.7 million, the amount the plaintiff/appellees paid to […]
The journey of entrepreneurship began for us in February 2005 while sitting on the beach in the Virgin Islands. (Over the years, we have found that we always do our best strategic thinking on vacation.) I had been freelancing some marketing work on the side, and the discussion from my husband began with something like, […]
Queen Anne’s County ran afoul of state law in restricting the size and duration of sand and gravel mines within its borders, the Court of Special Appeals has held. The decision is a win for excavators East Star LLC, Shore Sand and Gravel LLC, and David A. Bramble Inc., which said the rules the county […]
For the sixth time in seven years, Towson commercial real estate broker KLNB LLC has posted annual leasing income of more than $1 billion, the company reported Monday. Last year’s $1.2 billion figure was a 10 percent increase over 2010, KLNB executives said. The company leases commercial real estate from five offices that focus on […]
Civil Procedure Jurisdiction BOTTOM LINE: Notwithstanding that lawsuit was first filed by plaintiff in district court in Maryland, the pendency of a damages action in a California district court constituted good reason for Maryland district court to deviate from the “first to file” rule and decline to exercise jurisdiction, because plaintiff’s entreaty to defendants’ counsel […]
In addition to hearing two cases on the exclusionary rule and issuing a per curiam opinion overturning the grant of a new trial on Batson grounds (see story, page 12A), the Supreme Court on Monday: * Declined to block the release of Federal Reserve Board documents identifying financial companies that received Fed loans to survive […]