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Aug 31, 2022

Hogan administration plans to hand over State Center property to Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan's administration plans to hand over the State Center campus to Baltimore once the shift of state workers to downtown buildings is complete.

Apr 26, 2022

State Center emerges as issue in Democratic gubernatorial race

State Center finds itself in the center of the Democratic Party's gubernatorial primary.

Mar 14, 2022

As downtown Baltimore struggles, leaders eagerly await relocation of state workers

Last April, Gov. Larry Hogan announced a plan to move 3,300 state workers across 12 agencies into downtown Baltimore as an economic boost to the city’s central business district. It can’t come soon enough, city officials and business leaders say. The central business district has seen an increase in the already high commercial vacancy rate. […]

Nov 21, 2018

McCulloh Homes proposal involves 1,500 apartments, 185,000 SF of commercial space

Rev. Alvin Hathaway Sr.'s vision for redeveloping the McCulloh Homes includes 670 affordable apartments, 830 market-rate and "workforce" units, and 184,988 square feet of commercial space.

Jun 14, 2018

Gov. Hogan moves to find new State Center developer

Gov. Larry Hogan plans to move forward with redeveloping the State Center complex in Baltimore, and intends to find a new master developer.

Jan 10, 2018

Poll: Maryland residents back State Center redevelopment

A new poll commissioned by advocates of the stalled State Center project shows strong support for the $1.5 billion development in west Baltimore. The poll by Gonzales Research & Media Services found that 75 percent of voters surveyed supported the state moving ahead with the project. The poll also found that 62 percent of voters included […]

Aug 18, 2017

State Center legal fight ramping up with no end in sight

Gov. Larry Hogan’s hopes that a legal battle with the developer of the beleaguered State Center overhaul could be finished by this fall aren’t realistic, according to the builder’s attorney. Michael Edney, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, which represents State Center LLC, said the state’s withdrawing a motion for summary judgment and a decision […]

Aug 10, 2017

Hogan ‘tired of waiting’ for State Center development

As Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Catherine Pugh toured the State Center complex on Thursday, a man in shorts smoking a cigar on the sidewalk in front of 300 W. Preston St. called out. “Mayor, what happened to the State Center project?” the man asked. As Pugh went to talk to the man Hogan called […]

Jun 26, 2017

State Center attorney accuses governor of shopping development site

The attorney for the developer of the troubled State Center redevelopment accused Gov. Larry Hogan of shopping the site to other builders, violating his client’s exclusive development rights. Michael Edney, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbirght, made the comments during arguments in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Monday regarding a motion to compel the state […]

Jun 23, 2017

State Center attorneys seek to compel Maryland to hand over documents

A hearing is set for Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court to consider the validity of a motion by the attorneys for the beleaguered State Center project’s developer to force the state to hand over documents regarding the decision to cancel leases at the proposed development. State Center LLC’s attorneys filed a motion to compel […]

Apr 21, 2017

State Center calls foul over public records refusal

Maryland’s decision not to provide documents related to the beleaguered State Center redevelopment requested via the Public Information Act has rankled the developer’s attorney. Attorneys for State Center LLC have sought documents regarding the Board of Public Work’s decision to terminate leases for the proposed project via written discovery as part of an ongoing lawsuit […]

Mar 29, 2017

Governor’s supplemental budget includes $900K for State Center legal fight

The court battle over Maryland’s decision to terminate lease agreements for future office space at a redeveloped State Center in west Baltimore appears set to drag on. A supplemental budget from Gov. Larry Hogan submitted Friday includes a $900,000 appropriation for State Center litigation costs. The state and developer, State Center LLC, remain locked in […]

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