Brenda McKenzie, a veteran economic development expert who recently led the Boston Redevelopment Authority and served as deputy commissioner for the Chicago Department of Planning and Development, has been named the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp.Read More »
After nearly two hours in a closed session Monday, members of the Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation voted down an attempt by the city planning director to fire the group’s director in the wake of several recent clashes over historic preservation in Baltimore.Read More »
Two developers are seeking the rights to build a residential and retail complex on a prime half-acre site downtown once planned to hold an $80 million dual Hyatt-brand hotel project known as City Center.Read More »
While the city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel lost $11.5 million last year, development officials stressed that the loss is not coming down to taxpayers. “The hotel to date… has not lost a single penny for the taxpayers of Baltimore ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Baltimore’s quasi-city agency that oversees development has posted a detailed job description for its soon-to-be-vacant head job following the retirement of M.J. “Jay” Brodie last month. The Baltimore Development Corp. is seeking a “well-qualified economic development official” as president and ...Read More »
Peter O’Malley will leave his post as Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s chief of staff on April 6 to join the law firm Venable LLP. O’Malley, brother of Gov. Martin O’Malley, became chief of staff for Rawlings-Blake in May 2011 after ...
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The next head of the Baltimore Development Corp. will have to move the city’s economic base forward amid challenges that include fiscal, social and image problems that have plagued Baltimore for decades. In the wake of Friday’s announcement that he ...Read More »
A city task force examining taxpayer incentives to developers is recommending new criteria for the awards, including profit sharing on all projects, independent monitors and possible use of such inducements to help rebuild Baltimore’s middle class. During a hearing at ...
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