Port Covington

Construction of Public Market and Three Office Buildings in Port Covington Set to Start This Year

Construction of Public Market and Three Office Buildings in Port Covington Set to Start This Year

The Port Covington Development Team presented plans for Rye Street Market, a four-building, block-long project totaling 243,500 sq. ft. It will include a 13,000 sq. ft. open-air market and food hall, 50,000 sq. ft. of pedestrian-oriented retail, 180,000 sq. ft. of office space, and a rooftop event space.

| February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Development Team Releases Plans for Two New Apartment Buildings

Port Covington Development Team Releases Plans for Two New Apartment Buildings

Two new buildings at Port Covington will bring 390 apartment units and 25,885 sq. ft. of retail to South Baltimore. Learn about these buildings and the scope of Chapter 1 of this multi-decade development project.

| February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

New Acting Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Michael S. Harrison held a meet-and-greet with the Southern District last night at Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School. He introduced himself, listened to comments from community members, and took questions. 

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Amazon Cancels New York City Headquarters, Will Not Reopen Its Search at this Time

Amazon Cancels New York City Headquarters, Will Not Reopen Its Search at this Time

With reports coming out last week that that Amazon was reconsidering its future New York City headquarters, the Port Covington Development Team reached out directly to Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos to make a second pitch for their 235-acre, $5.5-billion South Baltimore development.

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Makes Another Pitch to Jeff Bezos for an Amazon Campus in Baltimore

Port Covington Makes Another Pitch to Jeff Bezos for an Amazon Campus in Baltimore

With Amazon reportedly reconsidering its proposed New York City campus, The Port Covington Development Team is making another pitch for a campus in South Baltimore.

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

South Baltimore may have a new post office, but area residents will no longer be able to pickup certified/registered mail, hold mail, and packages in the neighborhood. The pickups will now take place at the Brooklyn Curtis Bay Post Office at 10 16th Ave. in Anne Arundel County.

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

Here is a photo tour of all the construction projects in South Baltimore. There are 26 projects that will add apartments, townhomes, office spaces, retail, a public market, storage, hotel rooms, a train station, a field house, a brewery, stadium amenities, and infrastructure to the area. Take a look!

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Foundery Leaving Port Covington, Relocating to its Former Space in Southeast Baltimore

The Foundery Leaving Port Covington, Relocating to its Former Space in Southeast Baltimore

The Foundery announced it will leave its 20,000 sq. ft. space at City Garage in Port Covington and return to its former properties at the corner of Central Ave. and Pratt St. in Southeast Baltimore. The Foundery made the move to Sagamore Ventures’ City Garage in 2016.

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A big Baltimore lacrosse partnership, a basketball tournament is coming to Baltimore, two Federal Hill businesses relocate, two Federal Hill businesses open, and a Locust Point business celebrates its five-year anniversary.

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington’s Workbench Acquired by Google

Port Covington’s Workbench Acquired by Google

The company was founded as CWIST in 2013 and relocated from Annapolis to Port Covington in 2016. Later that year, the company changed its name to Workbench.

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Volo City Acquires Brunch-Based Media Company ‘Bitches Who Brunch’

Volo City Acquires Brunch-Based Media Company ‘Bitches Who Brunch’

Bitches Who Brunch was co-founded by Cori Sue Morris and Becca Clara Love in March 2010. It started in Washington, D.C. and has expanded into New York and Chicago. It currently has 16 employees. The Bitches Who Brunch website has thousands of reviews of brunches from around the world. The site also covers fashion, travel, and events.

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Shares Jump 27.7% After Profitable 3rd Quarter

Under Armour Shares Jump 27.7% After Profitable 3rd Quarter

Net income for the quarter was $75.3 million. Under Armour lost $96 million in the 2nd quarter and $30 million in the 1st quarter. The company expects to incur approximately $200 to $220 million in pre-tax restructuring and related charges in connection with its previously announced 2018 restructuring plan.

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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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