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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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Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

“With a bold future for the Middle Branch in mind, it’s worth pondering whether paying lots of public money to keep vehicles moving on the bridge for only a couple years is really the best option,” SBGP Executive Director Brad Rogers told SouthBMore.com.

| June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore restaurants named in The Sun’s ‘Baltimore’s Best Food and Drinks 2020,’ a new restaurant opens in Brooklyn, a new barber shop opens in Federal Hill, a new salon opens in Riverside, and a local store celebrates 25 years.

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Outdoor Bar ‘South Point’ Not Planning to Open this Year

Port Covington Outdoor Bar ‘South Point’ Not Planning to Open this Year

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the event industry to a halt, Port Covington’s seasonal outdoor bar South Point at West Covington Park is not planning on opening this year. South Point, which first opened in 2018 and operates during warmer months, added a tent for private and public events last year.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sagamore Spirit Releases Limited-Edition Whiskey to Benefit Baltimore Bartender’s Guild

Sagamore Spirit Releases Limited-Edition Whiskey to Benefit Baltimore Bartender’s Guild

Sagamore Spirit has released a limited-edition whiskey called the Sagamore Spirit Barrel Select Bartender’s Barrel to benefit the local restaurant industry. Sagamore says 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Bartender’s Guild which is helping provide relief to local bartenders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

With the current COVID-19 pandemic eliminating Kyle and Rose W.’s commutes to work, they decided to use the extra free time to get some exercise and walk every single residential block of the South Baltimore Peninsula. The Federal Hill residents, along with their dog Brooklyn, accomplished their goal in about 10 to 12 trips, racking up 50.76 miles in the process.

| May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Updates: New Waterfront Green Space Added, Construction Temporarily Halted During COVID-19

Port Covington Updates: New Waterfront Green Space Added, Construction Temporarily Halted During COVID-19

A new bulkhead, which has a new metal railing, has created an expanded green space and path that moves northeast along shoreline in front of the multiple buildings at Sagamore Spirit. The path will eventually be part of a trail and promenade spanning the area’s 2.5 miles of waterfront.

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Work Begins on ‘Alta Federal Hill’ Apartment Building on Hanover Street

Work Begins on ‘Alta Federal Hill’ Apartment Building on Hanover Street

Work is now getting started on Phase I of the Alta Federal Hill project on the 1800 block of S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore. Phase I is a six-story, 267-unit apartment building with a 367-car garage and 1,000 sq. ft. of retail by Wood Partners.

| April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Native and Baseball Hall of Famer Al Kaline Dies at the Age of 85

South Baltimore Native and Baseball Hall of Famer Al Kaline Dies at the Age of 85

Baseball Hall of Famer, Al Kaline, who grew up in the South Baltimore neighborhood of Westport, died today at the age of 85 at his home in Bloomfield Hills, MI

| April 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Manufacturing 500,000 Masks and Additional PPE in Port Covington for Local Hospitals

Under Armour Manufacturing 500,000 Masks and Additional PPE in Port Covington for Local Hospitals

To support the many healthcare workers in the area during the COVID-19 pandemic, Under Armour is manufacturing face masks, face shields, and fanny packs at its buildings in Port Covington. The company is also exploring manufacturing hospital gowns.

| March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An RFP for a 66,869 sq. ft. retail building, a former Under Armour photography building is for lease, a Riverside Bar is for sale, bar closes at the Inner Harbor, and a new business joins City Garage.

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sagamore Spirit to Produce Hand Sanitizer for Maryland Healthcare Providers

Sagamore Spirit to Produce Hand Sanitizer for Maryland Healthcare Providers

Port Covington’s rye whiskey distillery Sagamore Spirit is nearing the start of production of large quantities of antimicrobial hand sanitizer to help meet the needs of healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

| March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

In an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday stating all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms must close. However, restaurants are still allowed to offer delivery and carryout, and now alcohol packaged goods can also be delivered too.

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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