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Week in review: 7/13/12

Costs rise along with temperatures Damage such as the cracked roadway on U.S. Route 50 is making an already-expensive run of summer weather even more costly after a mostly mild Maryland winter. David Buck, a State Highway Administration spokesman, said: ...

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Developer pledges local hiring for proposed Superblock project

A plan to grant a tax break worth millions of dollars to the developers of the proposed Superblock downtown drew a packed house to a City Council hearing Wednesday evening. The incentive would allow Lexington Square Partners to have a ...

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Week in review – 6/29/12: Rally protests for Superblock jobs

Rally protests for Superblock jobs A group of about 100 protestors gathered at the offices of the Baltimore Development Corp. at Charles Center this week to demand local hiring in the promised 600 new jobs at the $150 million Superblock ...

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Protesters seek Superblock jobs promise

A group of about 100 protestors gathered at the offices of the Baltimore Development Corp. at Charles Center Wednesday to demand local hiring in the promised 600 new jobs at the $150 million Superblock development downtown. Chanting “We want jobs” ...

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Hillman: Superblock project is unfair

A Baltimore developer has written a blistering letter to City Hall disputing proposed tax breaks for the $150 million Superblock project downtown. The May 1 letter from David H. Hillman, chairman and CEO of Southern Management Corp., to Mayor Stephanie ...

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Court of Appeals rules against preservationists’ bid to protect Superblock buildings

Neighboring business owners and preservationists have lost their bid to protect historic buildings in Baltimore’s Superblock redevelopment area. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the group cannot sue to enforce an agreement between the city and the Maryland Historical ...

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Week in review: 4/27/12

Superblock firm gets extension City officials Wednesday have given developers of the $150 million Superblock project on downtown’s West Side until Dec. 31 to line up financing and retail tenants. This is the second extension for the firm, Lexington Square ...

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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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