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New Baltimore News Outlet ‘The Baltimore Banner’ Leases Inner Harbor Space

New Baltimore News Outlet ‘The Baltimore Banner’ Leases Inner Harbor Space

The Baltimore Banner, a Baltimore news website that will launch later this year, has signed a lease for a newsroom at the Pier IV office building at 621 E. Pratt St. at the Inner Harbor. The Baltimore Banner is part of newly-formed nonprofit organization The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism.

| January 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Comptroller’s Office Seeks 43,000 Sq. Ft. of Downtown Office Space

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Seeks 43,000 Sq. Ft. of Downtown Office Space

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) announced the department’s publication of the solicitation for the leasing of commercial office space for the Maryland Comptroller’s Office (Comptroller) in Baltimore City. The request for proposals (RFP) is seeking available commercial lease space in Baltimore City.

| January 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Renderings Revealed for Royal Farms Arena Renovations

Renderings Revealed for Royal Farms Arena Renovations

Today, Oak View Group (OVG) and its design team unveiled renderings of its $150-plus million renovation plan for the Royal Farms Arena to the Baltimore City Planning Department’s Urban Design & Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP).

| December 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Pickles Opens Doughnut, Ice Cream, and Breakfast Shop ‘Sugarmore’

Pickles Opens Doughnut, Ice Cream, and Breakfast Shop ‘Sugarmore’

This fall Pickles Pub opened a doughnut, ice cream, and breakfast sandwich shop called Sugarmore Dispensary. Sugarmore has its own storefront with a pink facade, but is connected to the main Pickles buildings at 520 Washington Blvd.

| December 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Zahlco Starts Construction Tomorrow on Second Pratt Street Apartment Building

Zahlco Starts Construction Tomorrow on Second Pratt Street Apartment Building

Zahlco Development will start construction on its second apartment building on the 700 block of W. Pratt St. in Ridgely’s Delight tomorrow. This will be a 35-unit, “all-inclusive” building at 733 to 737 W. Pratt St. The company is nearing completion on a 54-unit apartment building next door at 719 to 725 W. Pratt St.

| December 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A bar honors its longtime owner, a bank opens at a prominent corner in Federal Hill, a beer garden opens, an office space is leased, and a building at a busy intersection is painted.

| November 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Announces RFP for a 28,434 Sq. Ft. Office Space Downtown for SDAT

Maryland Announces RFP for a 28,434 Sq. Ft. Office Space Downtown for SDAT

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) announced the department’s lease solicitation for commercial office space for the new headquarters of the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT).

| October 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Inner Harbor’s ‘The Gallery at Harborplace’ Mall to Close by the End of the Year

Inner Harbor’s ‘The Gallery at Harborplace’ Mall to Close by the End of the Year

The closure of The Gallery at Harborplace is another blow for the retail options at the Inner Harbor as the Harborplace shopping pavilions are in receivership and continue to lose tenants. Large retail tenants Jos. A Bank and Brio Tuscan Grille closed at 100 E. Pratt St. in recent years.

| September 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Development Corporation Issues RFPs for Three Downtown Properties

Baltimore Development Corporation Issues RFPs for Three Downtown Properties

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), on behalf of the City of Baltimore, has issued three Request for Proposals (RFP) for city-owned properties on the Westside of downtown.  The RFPs are for a property on North Howard Street as well as properties located at Lexington and Park and Liberty and Park.

| August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A food bus is launched, a salon opens in Federal Hill, Baltimore’s World Cup bid gets the support of Under Armour, and a Downtown building signs 21 new leases.

| August 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Pitamore Reopens Light Street Location

Pitamore Reopens Light Street Location

Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Pitamore, which as been closed at 30 Light St. in Downtown since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has reopened. It is now open Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm. The Light St. location first opened in 2017.

| August 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A smoke shop opens in Federal Hill, a collectors shop closes in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Locust Point, a salon relocation in Locust Point, two Pigtown relocations, and a hotel Downtown will become apartments. Get caught up!

| July 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Five Black-Owned Retail Businesses to Receive Grant Funding and Open Downtown

Five Black-Owned Retail Businesses to Receive Grant Funding and Open Downtown

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore today announced the first group of five entrepreneurs selected for an innovative new program to attract and support Black-owned retail businesses in Downtown Baltimore neighborhoods.

| July 14, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Group with Ties to Kevin Durant Selected for $150 Million-Plus Renovation of the Baltimore Arena

Group with Ties to Kevin Durant Selected for $150 Million-Plus Renovation of the Baltimore Arena

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) announced today that it will enter into an Exclusive Negotiating Privilege (ENP) and Right of Entry agreement with Oak View Group (OVG) to negotiate a lease and management agreement for the City-owned arena, known as the Baltimore Arena, located at 201 W. Baltimore St. OVG was one of three respondents to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by BDC on behalf of the City of Baltimore.

| June 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

National Aquarium is getting a facelift, a new headquarters is coming to Downtown, multiple companies are leaving Downtown for Harbor Point, Baltimore is back in the Fortune 500, and a Downtown hotel is sold at auction.

| June 15, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Light Rail Track Maintenance Begins on May 16th

Light Rail Track Maintenance Begins on May 16th

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will begin planned Light RailLink track maintenance Sunday, May 16.

| April 28, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Three Bids Submitted to Renovate Royal Farms Arena

Three Bids Submitted to Renovate Royal Farms Arena

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has received three bids from its November Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Royal Farms Arena. The bids come from Oak View Group; Metropolitan Development and ASM; and Spectra.

| April 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
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