Port Covington

Port Covington Touted as “Cyber Town USA” as Three Startup-Building Companies Announced for Chapter 1

Port Covington Touted as “Cyber Town USA” as Three Startup-Building Companies Announced for Chapter 1

Mike Janke of DataTribe said that the trio of businesses are already talking to 25-30 companies that are also planning on moving to Port Covington. Janke expects Port Covington to have just under 1,000 cyber security employees by the time the first phase of the development opens.

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Philadelphia 76ers Star Joel Embiid Signs with Under Armour

Philadelphia 76ers Star Joel Embiid Signs with Under Armour

Embiid penned a long essay on Under Armour’s website about why he decided to sign with the Baltimore apparel and shoe company. He detailed his childhood in Cameroon, the death of his 13-year-old brother, and how he wants to honor his brother’s passion of helping out those in need. Under Armour and Embiid have agreed to make this deal “much bigger than basketball.”

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour to Lay Off 400 Employees

Under Armour to Lay Off 400 Employees

As part of its 2018 restructuring plan, Under Amour announced today it will be reducing its global workforce of approximately 13,500 employees by 3% which equates to roughly 400 employees. These layoffs will be completed by March of next year.

| September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Former Schuster Concrete Building in Port Covington to Become an Events Space

Former Schuster Concrete Building in Port Covington to Become an Events Space

Prior to Weller Development beginning its renovations, it had peeling and faded paint on the metal exterior surface, some graffiti, and broken and missing windows on both sections of the building. Weller Development painted the roof of the metal warehouse red, painted the sides black, and replaced the windows on the warehouse section with new Plexiglass.

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Chapter 1 of Port Covington to Include 3 Million Sq. Ft. of Office, Retail, Residential, and Hotel Properties

Chapter 1 of Port Covington to Include 3 Million Sq. Ft. of Office, Retail, Residential, and Hotel Properties

Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Development Company and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group are underway on a 235-acre redevelopment of Port Covington and have now released detailed plans for the first major phase of construction which it will call Chapter 1. This chapter will tackle the eastern section of Port Covington in the grass lots just east of The Baltimore Sun’s Sun Park along E. Cromwell St. and will have 3.025 million sq. ft. of new buildings.

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A Food Market, Apartments, and Office Buildings Planned for First Phase of Port Covington

A Food Market, Apartments, and Office Buildings Planned for First Phase of Port Covington

The first phase of Chapter 1 will be called Rye Street Market, which is a multi-block, mixed-used development across from the Sagamore Spirit Distillery on E. Cromwell St. Rye Street Market is highlighted by a large food market sharing the same name.

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

The long wait is over for a smooth new driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge. Over the weekend, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) applied a new asphalt surface on top of the bridge’s concrete deck. Check out pictures of the new look bridge.

| August 20, 2018 | 2 Comments
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267-Unit Apartment Building Planned for the 1800 South Hanover Street in South Baltimore

267-Unit Apartment Building Planned for the 1800 South Hanover Street in South Baltimore

Caves Valley Partners is selling what it is calling the northern 40% of the land it assembled at 1800 and 1900 S. Hanover St. to Wood Partners, which is proposing a 267-apartment, 367-parking space building with additional retail.

| August 20, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Middleton & Meads Relocating from South Baltimore Neighborhood to Carroll-Camden Industrial Area

Middleton & Meads Relocating from South Baltimore Neighborhood to Carroll-Camden Industrial Area

Middleton & Meads has been repairing trucks, fire equipment, and buses in Baltimore for more than 100 years, and has made its home at 1900 S. Hanover St. in the South Baltimore Neighborhood since 1969. Last year, the company sold its property to developers Caves Valley Partners (CVP) thus expediting a search for its next home.

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Drivers in the area will have to wait a little bit longer for a smoother driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the possibility of inclement weather. The Baltimore City The Department of Transportation (DOT) is working to reschedule the project. 

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Hometown Sample Sale this Weekend in Port Covington

Under Armour Hometown Sample Sale this Weekend in Port Covington

Proceeds from the Hometown Sample Sale will benefit Bon Secours Community Works, Heart of America, and the Fund for Educational Excellence

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

Drivers will have to wait a bit longer for a smooth surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the potential for inclement weather.

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Waterfront Outdoor Bar and Event Space ‘South Point’ Opening at West Covington Park in Port Covington

Waterfront Outdoor Bar and Event Space ‘South Point’ Opening at West Covington Park in Port Covington

South Point will offer a menu by local chef Patrick Morrow that is focused on “open-air South American barbecue cuisine” as well as fare from a rotating group of local food trucks and vendors. South Point will also serve alcoholic beverages and host Friday and Saturday happy hours.

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

A long-awaited resurfacing of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, will take place over the weekend. The bridge will be closed during this time.

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

South Baltimoreans have a new spot for outdoor fitness as the Port Covington Development Team has installed outdoor fitness equipment at West Covington Park along an existing bike path. This is the newest addition to the 235-acre Port Covington redevelopment project.

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

The Hanover Street Corridor Study has been completed and it recommends a $50-million renovation of the 102-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Six options were considered in the study, including demolishing and replacing the bridge, rehabilitating the bridge, and building a separate bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Development Company, which is leading the development of Sagamore Development Company and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group’s 235-acrew Port Covington redevelopment project, announced the launch of Weller Entertainment LLC this week. As an experiential marketing and production company, Weller Entertainment’s mission is to draw people to Port Covington through events and community engagement. 

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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