Port Covington

Two South Baltimore BP Stations Replaced by Carroll Fuel and Crown Stations

Two South Baltimore BP Stations Replaced by Carroll Fuel and Crown Stations

Baltimore-based Carroll Fuel has replaced the BP station at 2401 Hanover St. in Port Covington. The transition to Carroll Fuel took place over the past week. The convenience store is still open at the property.

| May 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Third Tower Crane Going Up at Port Covington, Total of Five Cranes Planned

Third Tower Crane Going Up at Port Covington, Total of Five Cranes Planned

With five buildings currently under construction in Chapter 1B of the Port Covington Development, the tower cranes are starting to appear in the sky of the South Baltimore neighborhood. There are now two tower cranes installed at the site and installation is being finalized on a third, with two more planned soon, according to the Port Covington Development Team.

| May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Announces Plan to Move Headquarters from Locust Point to Port Covington in 2025

Under Armour Announces Plan to Move Headquarters from Locust Point to Port Covington in 2025

Today, Under Armour announced plans to build a five-story, 284,000 sq. ft. office building at its 50-acre Port Covington property at 2601 Port Covington Dr. This will allow the company to move its global headquarters and have its Baltimore workforce together in one location.

| April 19, 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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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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New Trash Wheel for the Middle Branch Unveiled

New Trash Wheel for the Middle Branch Unveiled

The Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative unveiled the newest member of Baltimore’s growing Trash Wheel family: Gwynnda the Good Wheel of the West. Gwynnda will be installed at the mouth of the Gwynns Falls in Baltimore’s Middle Branch next month.

| March 15, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Local Baseball Coach Bernie Walter Dies of Cancer at the Age of 78

Local Baseball Coach Bernie Walter Dies of Cancer at the Age of 78

Legendary local baseball coach Bernie Walter died from Leukemia on Friday night. Walter was the longtime coach of Arundel High School in Anne Arundel County, as well as a coach and player with the 19u amateur baseball team that was based at Swann Park in Port Covington.

| February 8, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Tech and Venture Capital Companies Move to Port Covington

New Tech and Venture Capital Companies Move to Port Covington

The Port Covington Development Team announced last week that four additional companies have joined the roster of businesses located at office buildings City Garage and Impact Village.

| February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Work Resumes at Port Covington, Construction Slated to Begin on Five Buildings

Work Resumes at Port Covington, Construction Slated to Begin on Five Buildings

Construction crews are back at Port Covington doing prep work for the first phase of vertical construction on the 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade development in South Baltimore. Construction on five new buildings totaling 1.1 million sq. ft. is expected to begin in the next three weeks.

| January 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Development Team Controls the Former Gould Street Generating Station, Demolition Underway

Port Covington Development Team Controls the Former Gould Street Generating Station, Demolition Underway

While Greenspring Realty Partner (GRP) purchased the former Gould Street Generating Station at 2105 Gould St. in Port Covington in December 2019 for $3.525 million, Weller Development Partner Steve Siegel confirmed yesterday The Port Covington Development Team does “control the site.”

| January 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Members Added to the ‘Middle Branch Master Plan’ Design Team to Strengthen Equity and Inclusion

New Members Added to the ‘Middle Branch Master Plan’ Design Team to Strengthen Equity and Inclusion

Work is already in process on the master plan and an “intensive round” of public outreach is planned for early next year. A new website called Reimagine Middle Branch (reimaginemb.com) has been launched to bring project information and updates together under one umbrella.

| December 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Military Monument in Port Covington Donated to the Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland

Military Monument in Port Covington Donated to the Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland

The Fort Babcock Military Monument located in Port Covington has been donated by Jody and David Berg to the Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland. It will be restored and return for public display.

| October 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

Pasadena, California-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is planning a six-story, 169,812 sq. ft. lab and office building in Port Covington. The project is a collaboration between Alexandria and The Port Covington Development Team.

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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High-Speed MAGLEV Train Hopes to Build Baltimore Station in Cherry Hill

High-Speed MAGLEV Train Hopes to Build Baltimore Station in Cherry Hill

Northeast Maglev, the company aiming to bring the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) to the northeast corridor of the United States, aims to build its Baltimore station in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of South Baltimore. Phase I of the project will start downtown in Washington, D.C., make a stop at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport, and then arrive in Baltimore City.

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

Last week, the Port Covington Development Team announced its plans for affordable housing in Chapter 1B of the development along with plans to replace an apartment building with a hotel. The Port Covington Development is a 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade development in South Baltimore.

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Development Approved for $148 Million in TIF Bonds, Construction to Resume This Fall

Port Covington Development Approved for $148 Million in TIF Bonds, Construction to Resume This Fall

On Wednesday, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved the sale of the first round of tax increment financing (TIF) bonds for the Port Covington development. This round of TIF bonds, which will be sold on the market by the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), will result in $148 million for infrastructure at the 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade Port Covington project.

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

A key aspect of the Port Covington Master Plan and the soon-to-be-created Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan is the idea of turning the Spring Gardens Swing Bridge, which once connected Port Covington and Westport by train, into a pedestrian bridge.

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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