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Tag Archives: waterfront

Community requests Harbor Point share its tax benefit (access required)

A crowd of nearly 150 — many of them residents of public housing and local clergy — packed the chambers of the Baltimore City Council Wednesday for a committee hearing on a set of tax breaks totaling $88 million for a waterfront development where the energy giant Exelon Corp. plans to locate its local headquarters.

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Realities of Real Estate: For sale, for sail? Homes and water access (access required)

In this area, the relationship of a property with water (meaning the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries) has a lot to do with its value. An old shack inland might be worth next to nothing, whereas the same house on the water might morph into a million-dollar estate. In short, there is little in real estate that can have more impact on the price of a house than the ability to access, use or simply look out upon the water. Nevertheless, water features are one of the most confused and abused aspects of local real estate.

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Baltimore to unveil healthy harbor plan

Swimming and fishing aren’t activities that often come to mind when most think about Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. However, Baltimore city officials are hoping to change that. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to unveil the city’s Healthy Harbor plan next week along ...

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Locust Point residents cautious on Under Armour expansion (access required)

Residents of the Locust Point neighborhood that is home to the corporate headquarters of Under Armour Inc. are taking a cautious approach to the apparel company’s plan for extensive long-term expansion. Representatives from Under Armour met with the Locust Point ...

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Top 5: ‘You have to continue to evolve’ (access required)

The Mall in Columbia celebrated its 40th birthday this week, while the Maryland State Lottery Agency reported its sales in fiscal 2011 broke records for the 14th year in a row. Those stories and more in this week’s business top ...

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