500-Unit ExtraSpace Storage Facility Opening Next to Topgolf Site

500-Unit ExtraSpace Storage Facility Opening Next to Topgolf Site

Himmelrich Associates is currently under construction on a 500-unit ExtraSpace Storage facility at 211 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area. Himmelrich is converting a 36,287 sq. ft. warehouse, which was built in 1986, into the new storage facility. Himmelrich purchased the building in 2006 and owns three other adjacent properties at the intersection of Ostend St. and Sharp St.

| April 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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‘Black Girl Market’ Taking Place This Sunday at Baltimore Museum of Industry

‘Black Girl Market’ Taking Place This Sunday at Baltimore Museum of Industry

Riverside-based Codetta Bake Shop is hosting an event, called Black Girl Market, this Sunday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. There will be approximately 20 Black women vendors selling a range of items and services including food, desserts, bottled lemonade, handmade jewelry, custom clothing and accessories, financial services, personal and family therapy, skin and body care, home goods, and more. There will also be a DJ, performers, and panelists.

| April 8, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Light Industrial Development Proposed for Former Seton Keough High School

Light Industrial Development Proposed for Former Seton Keough High School

A bill is currently moving through the Baltimore City Council to convert the former Seton Keough High School campus at 1201 Caton Ave., which is also currently the home of Pre-K to 8th grade Holy Angels Catholic School, to a I-1 light industrial zoning. Seton Keough closed in 2017, and Holy Angels students will be able to transfer next year to Mother Mary Lange Catholic School which is under construction in Poppleton.

| April 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

According to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD)  Crime Map, the following crimes were reported in the last 30 days in South Baltimore.

| April 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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13,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Under Renovation After Changing Hands

13,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Under Renovation After Changing Hands

One tenant has already signed a lease for a portion of the building, and and 6,500 sq. ft. of warehouse space and a 3,000 sq. ft. loft space is currently available.

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Brooklyn Industrial Property Sells for $2 Million

Brooklyn Industrial Property Sells for $2 Million

A 4.5-acre industrial property located at 901 Baltic Ave. in Brooklyn recently sold for $2,000,000. The site, which features a 38,000 sq. ft. building, is occupied by industrial Container Service (ICS-MD), a company corporately owned by Mauser Packaging Solutions. The company will remain a long-term tenant.

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Tinybrickoven in Federal Hill Hosting its Second Easter Soup Kitchen

Tinybrickoven in Federal Hill Hosting its Second Easter Soup Kitchen

Federal Hill’s Tinybrickoven is transforming its pizza shop into a soup kitchen for the second straight Easter. It will serving a hot meal to anyone in need from 1pm to 6pm.

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Fast-Casual Mediterranean Restaurant Pitamore Opens in Ridgely’s Delight

Fast-Casual Mediterranean Restaurant Pitamore Opens in Ridgely’s Delight

Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Pitamore opened yesterday at 519 W. Pratt St. in Ridgely’s Delight. This is the second location for Pitamore, which got its start in 2017 at 30 Light St. Downtown. The Ridgely’s Delight location is in The Greenhouse Apartments building fronting Greene St.

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Gothic, Raiders-Themed Brooklyn Home Featured on Zillow Gone Wild

Gothic, Raiders-Themed Brooklyn Home Featured on Zillow Gone Wild

A gothic Brooklyn home, which is a shrine to the NFL Raiders franchise and horror movies, has hit the market. It was featured on the popular social media page Zillow Gone Wild which led to an article on Slate. The 1,540 sq. ft. home located at 228 Townsend Ave. has one bedroom, one bathroom, a garage, and a large yard.

| March 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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TWISB Podcast, Episode 11: Discussing Restaurants and Real Estate Development in South Baltimore

TWISB Podcast, Episode 11: Discussing Restaurants and Real Estate Development in South Baltimore

On Episode 11 of This Week in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin discuss a ton of real estate development news, including the start of vertical construction in Port Covington, a big new tenant for Pigtown, and a large townhome development in Westport. They also discuss a lot of restaurant news, including closings and openings, dining options coming soon, and a new water cruise.

| March 26, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Point Unlikely to Open its Waterfront Bar this Summer

South Point Unlikely to Open its Waterfront Bar this Summer

It is unlikely South Point, Port Covington’s seasonal outdoor pop-up bar at West Covington Park, will open for the second straight year. South Point, which was open in 2018 and 2019, halted its bar and event operations last year because of COVID-19.

| March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
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McDonald’s in Brooklyn Closes

McDonald’s in Brooklyn Closes

The McDonald’s at 101 W. Patapsco Ave. closed in recent months. The McDonald’s was located in a BP Gas Station that also fronts Rt. 2/Potee St.

| March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Mindgrub Cafe Opening on Fort Avenue in May

Mindgrub Cafe Opening on Fort Avenue in May

MindGrub President and CEO Todd Marks and wife Nikki Marks, who owns Mindgrub Cafe and ShareKitchen, purchased the three-story, 3,792 sq. ft. building at 554 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside in November 2019. The duo had intended on using the building for additional workspace for Mindgrub, as well as for a pub-style co-working space. However, with all the changes in the past year that has led to expanded virtual work, they will now open a cafe on the first floor of the building.

| March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Public Storage Adding Second Facility Near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Public Storage Adding Second Facility Near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Public Storage is doubling down on its offerings in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area as it is building a five-story, 940-unit storage facility on the 1500 block of Ridgely St. The project, which has been under construction since the fall, was initially supposed to be a Beyond Self Storage facility, but Public Storage has taken over the project, as well as acquired Beyond Self Storage’s Woodlawn location.

| March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Construction on New Buildings Underway at Port Covington Development

Construction on New Buildings Underway at Port Covington Development

New buildings are now rising out of the ground on the first major phase of construction at the 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade Port Covington development. Construction on five new buildings totaling 1.1 million sq. ft. is underway with a tower crane currently on the site. The Port Covington Development Team held a groundbreaking today to celebrate the start of vertical construction.

| March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $455,000+ in Community Grants

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $455,000+ in Community Grants

Last month, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $455,326 in community grants to support 16 community projects in South Baltimore. This is the sixth round of community grant funding for SBPG.

| March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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State Allocates Funds To Prevent Downtown’s Bard Building from Becoming a Parking Lot

State Allocates Funds To Prevent Downtown’s Bard Building from Becoming a Parking Lot

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) recently put out a request for expressions of interest (REOI) to partner with the school to turn the vacant Bard Building at 600 E. Lombard St. into a surface parking lot. However, the State of Maryland has stepped in with $7.4 million in supplemental funding to pay for the demolition and convert the site into a temporary green space.

| March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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