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Real Estate Weekly – 7/27/12

Mahan Rykiel creates plan for Children’s Inn playground Mahan Rykiel Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, designed a new playground/park for children seeking treatment at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. The first ...

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Feds give $40M for new Baltimore bus depot

Federal transportation officials say Maryland is getting $40 million to replace an aging Baltimore bus depot. The funding announced Monday by U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood is part of a $787 million package to repair and modernize transit infrastructure nationwide. The ...

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Week in review – 7/6/12 (access required)

Spirit moves them at BWI A new airline at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will allow more options for travelers going to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Dallas/Fort Worth, as well as the possibility of lower airfares to these locations. BWI’s ...

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Feds pass 2-year transportation funding bill (access required)

Highway and transit projects that are underway in Maryland will be able to proceed with the U.S. Congress’ passage of a two-year transportation bill. And while it was the first long-term transportation measure passed by Congress since 2005, the bill ...

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Transportation head Swaim-Staley to resign (access required)

Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley said Monday she is stepping down effective July 1 after a 25-year career in state government. Swaim-Staley was appointed in September 2009 by Gov. Martin O’Malley to oversee the department’s $3.8 billion ...

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Week in review: 4/12/12 (access required)

This too shall pass There was much unfinished business on the last day of the General Assembly, but Gov. Martin O’Malley still held the traditional bill signing ceremony Tuesday for the legislation that did actually pass. It was a tense moment ...

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MARC trains will get $21.3M home in D.C. (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A $21.3 million MARC train storage facility will be built in Washington, D.C., under a contract approved by the Board of Public Works Wednesday. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp voted unanimously — ...

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Administration seeks transparency for new partnerships (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation creating rules of the road for public-private partnerships in Maryland would create a predictable and transparent process for awarding such contracts, according to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. Brown, along with Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley and a dozen ...

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O’Malley names special secretary on minority affairs

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Zenita Wickham-Hurley as special secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs. O’Malley announced the appointment on Thursday. Wickham-Hurley will assume her new role on Feb. 29. She will oversee efforts to expand ...

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Towson Circle to get 16-screen Cinemark theater (access required)

Construction of an $85 million entertainment complex in Towson that includes a 16-screen movie theater and five new restaurants is expected to begin by March, according to Baltimore County officials. The development is the second phase of the Towson Circle ...

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