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Week in review – 3/2/12: Makeover for Harborplace (access required)

Makeover for Harborplace Officials hope that by Memorial Day weekend, Baltimore’s renovated Light Street Pavilion will be 95 percent occupied, returning it to its 2007 level, said Christopher Schardt, senior general manager of Harborplace & The Gallery. Schardt called the recent ...

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Week in review – 2/24/12: Grand Prix deal gets OK (access required)

Grand Prix deal gets OK Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Solicitor George A. ...

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Week in review – 2/17/12: Grand Prix group picked (access required)

Grand Prix group picked The managers of Downforce Racing LLC, the group chosen to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years, say this year’s race will be better than last year’s, the first, for which debts exist. The ...

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Week in review – 2/10/12: Exelon picks Harbor Point (access required)

Exelon picks Harbor Point Exelon Corp. will build its $120 million, 300,000-square-foot Baltimore headquarters at Harbor Point, part of a $250 million development that it expects will attract about 4,500 permanent jobs, company officials said. The Baltimore Development Corp. is seeking ...

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Week in review – 2/3/12: O’Malley backs taxes for jobs (access required)

O’Malley backs taxes for jobs Gov. Martin O’Malley called for tax increases Wednesday in his State of the State address, urging lawmakers to weigh those “tough choices, the costs and the trade-offs” against the jobs he hopes to support through increased ...

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Week in review – 1/27/12: Sparrows Point is back to work (access required)

Sparrows Point is back to work Employees of the RG Steel plant in Baltimore County’s Sparrows Point have returned to work earlier than expected after about 720 of them were furloughed Dec. 22. Most returned last week, with about 250 more ...

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Week in review: 1/13/12 (access required)

Apartments at Tremont Baltimore’s Tremont Plaza Hotel will soon convert back to its original purpose: apartments. The owners of the 390-suite property said Monday the rooms would soon be altered into apartments and long-term stay places. Sales tax increase proposed ...

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Week in review – 12/23/11 (access required)

Marchers demand jobs from EBDI Chanting “We want jobs!” and “If we don’t work, nobody works,” city residents marched on East Baltimore Development Inc. headquarters Tuesday, demanding more employment opportunities at the redevelopment site. EBDI CEO Christopher Shea told them his ...

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Week in review: 12/16/11 (access required)

More apartments for Fells Point Ground was formally broken Tuesday on Union Wharf, a 281-unit luxury apartment mixed-use complex in Fells Point in Baltimore. The property had been sold by developer Larry Silverstein to the Bozzuto Group this fall for $9.5 ...

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