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Tag Archives: M.J. “Jay” Brodie

McKenzie named new president of Baltimore Development Corp.

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.

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CHAP Executive Director Kotarba keeps her job

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.

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Hilton’s $11.5M loss mostly from depreciation

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 ...

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Baltimore again extends deadline for Superblock agreement

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 ...

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Wanted: A new top developer for Baltimore

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 ...

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Rawlings-Blake’s chief of staff leaving for Venable

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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Rawlings-Blake rejects moratorium on TIFs, PILOTs

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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