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4 local investors seek to join Caesars group

Four local equity partners want to join the investment group bidding for the license to build and operate a Harrah’s casino in downtown Baltimore, a spokesman for the group said. The investment group, led by Caesars Entertainment Corp., is the ...

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Beatty sealing Harbor East’s deals

Days before Exelon Corp.’s Feb. 1 announcement that it had chosen to build a $120 million tower at Harbor Point, a frantic, last-ditch effort was underway by some in the local development community to steer the company toward the city’s ...

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Top 5: ‘…like a Hail Mary pass’

A small Baltimore news website met its fundraising goal… and then some, and Hunt Valley-based AAI Corp. laid off nearly 200 employees this week. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Cross Keys sale appears near ...

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Top 5: ‘We think we can bring a lot of excitement to this area’

A new Wegmans was announced for Owings Mills and a federal agency might hold up the Constellation/Exelon merger. Meanwhile, a legendary Baltimore Sun photographer’s prints are going to auction — much to his daughter’s chagrin — and plans for a ...

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Private developers’ tax breaks to come under intense scrutiny

Should financially strapped Baltimore support private development? That is one of the questions posed by a city task force that studied the practice of granting millions in taxpayer incentives for economic development. Over the next six months, city leaders will ...

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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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Board of Public Works to sell bonds for state health lab

Despite warnings from Comptroller Peter Franchot that the state is on course to exceed its capital debt ceiling in 2017, the Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to sell bonds for a $184.8 million state health lab as part of ...

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