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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two Federal Hill businesses close, a longtime Harborplace staple closes, a former bed & breakfast is up for auction, an office expansion Downtown, and a Federal Hill boutique adds a D.C. location.

| September 24, 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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Nine-Story Locust Point Project on Woodall Street Approved by the Baltimore Zoning Board

Nine-Story Locust Point Project on Woodall Street Approved by the Baltimore Zoning Board

Despite the protest by many Locust Point residents, the Baltimore City Board of Municipal & Zoning Appeals (BMZA) approved a plan from Goodier Properties this week to construct a new nine-story, mixed-use structure with 28 dwelling units; office and retail space at 1401-1407 Woodall St.; and a five-story parking garage on the adjoining lot.

| September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

DPW says the cans have several advantages including their ability to confine litter and prevent it from overflowing, keep rodents away, and transmit data that lets DPW staff know when trash needs to be picked up. The large, black cube cans have a Baltimore City seal, a “Keep Baltimore Clean” panel, and a currently-vacant space for advertisements.

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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New Mural on Light Street in Federal Hill

New Mural on Light Street in Federal Hill

A new mural is now on display on the side wall of 1125 Light St. in Federal Hill. The mural, which was painted by Spanish mural artist Sabek, features a large panther sitting down and looking back towards the street.

| September 17, 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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Former ‘Rachel’ Building and Restaurant Space in Riverside Does Not Sell at Auction

Former ‘Rachel’ Building and Restaurant Space in Riverside Does Not Sell at Auction

An auction today at the former ‘Rachel’ building and restaurant space in Federal Hill/Riverside did not result in a sale. Matt Cooper of Alex Cooper Auctioneers, who was leading the auction that took place at the property and online, said a high bid of $475,000 was rejected by the owner.

| September 13, 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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Locust Point Residents Oppose Proposed Nine-Story Building on Woodall Street

Locust Point Residents Oppose Proposed Nine-Story Building on Woodall Street

The Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA), Councilman Eric Costello, Domino Sugar, and many residents on the 1400 blocks of Woodall St. and Stevenson St. have teamed up to oppose a proposed nine-story building and adjacent parking garage at 1401-1407 Woodall St. The proposed development from Goodier Properties would take the place of two less than two-story industrial buildings and a vacant lot that face E. Key Hwy., Woodall St. and Stevenson St. 

| September 5, 2018 | 3 Comments
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Riverside Park Pool to Stay Open Two Additional Weeks

Riverside Park Pool to Stay Open Two Additional Weeks

Due to unexpected repairs, the Riverside Park Pool did not open its doors this year until August 11th. But, Baltimore Recreation and Parks has now agreed to keep the pool open an additional two weeks until September 16th. The pool was scheduled to close on September 3rd.

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Wedding and Event Venue Opens at The Winslow Parker Metal Building Next to M&T Bank Stadium

Wedding and Event Venue Opens at The Winslow Parker Metal Building Next to M&T Bank Stadium

The Winslow Parker Metal Building was built in 1900. Its historic features include polished concrete floors, rustic brick walls and columns, steel beams and columns, concrete ceilings, restored beams, rolling doors, and a reclaimed marble bar. The venue is highlighted by a two-story main gathering area with a mezzanine level, pitched wood ceilings, steel staircases, string lighting, and many windows and skylights. The space also has a full kitchen for catering.

| August 29, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Vegan Deli and Incubator ‘The Greener Kitchen’ Coming to Pigtown

Vegan Deli and Incubator ‘The Greener Kitchen’ Coming to Pigtown

Co-owner Brenda Sanders said the menu will be a vegan take on “traditional American fare.” Items will include waffles, vegan chicken and waffles, and breakfast sandwiches in the morning using tofu as an egg replacement. For lunch and dinner, The Greener Kitchen will offer its vegan cheese steak, which Sanders says has been a big hit at festivals, using wheat gluten as a steak replacement.

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Creative Workspace Company ‘Spaces’ Opening Stadium Square and Inner Harbor Locations

Creative Workspace Company ‘Spaces’ Opening Stadium Square and Inner Harbor Locations

Spaces will provide 89 private enclosed offices at Stadium Square that range in size from 60 sq. ft. to 1,000 sq. ft. Each office will be leased to different small businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, and business travelers in need a flexible space to work. The glass-front offices can fit anywhere from one to 15 employees and start at $595 per month.

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Checkerspot Brewing Company Under Construction on Two-Story Addition

Checkerspot Brewing Company Under Construction on Two-Story Addition

Checkerspot Brewing Company unveiled the first phase of its 10,000 sq. ft. facility at 175 W. Ostend St. on June 30th when it opened its first floor taproom to the public. Now, a two-story addition is under construction as Checkerspot moves forward with the second phase of the facility. The addition will add space to the first-floor taproom and allow Checkerspot to open its second-floor taproom and kitchen.

| August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Bath House Square Development Begins Construction in Pigtown

Bath House Square Development Begins Construction in Pigtown

Bath House Square will bring eight “high-end” one-bedroom apartments and about 1,700 sq. ft. of retail to Washington Blvd. The retail space will be filled by Milk & Honey Market, which is owned by Dana Valery,  who is the wife of SAA/EVI Principal Ernst Valery.

| August 22, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Redevelopment of Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill to Include a Fitness Center, Turf Stadium, and Dog Park

Redevelopment of Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill to Include a Fitness Center, Turf Stadium, and Dog Park

In Recreation & Park’s Master Plan, the park will eventually get four multi-use sports fields, including one with a turf surface; a new fitness and wellness center; a dog park; new basketball courts; a new playground; an extended path system that connects to the Gwynns Falls Trail; fitness pods; plazas; pavilions; a field house; bike racks; and a parking lot.

| August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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