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BDC backs $28 million in bonds for One Light Street garage - Monday, July 28, 2014

A Light Street parking lot moved a step closer to redevelopment Thursday, as the board of the Baltimore Development Corp. backed the use of $28 million in parking revenue bonds to pay for a garage on the site.


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In wake of Truland's shutdown, the electrical work must go on - Monday, July 28, 2014

By Daniel J. Sernovitz via The Washington Business Journal

 This past Monday, the electrical contractors working with Clark Construction to build the new Inova Women's and Children's Hospital in Fairfax suddenly found themselves out of work.

 

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State approves contract to construction Tubman visitor center - Friday, May 16, 2014
Posted:  Tuesday, May 13, 2014 via MyEasternShoreMD

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) Wednesday, April 30, approved a $13.9 million construction contract for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park Visitor Center in Dorchester County.

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Johns Hopkins plans mid-rise cancer treatment building in East Baltimore - Wednesday, May 07, 2014

May 6th, 2014

By Sarah Gantz via The Baltimore Business Journal

Johns Hopkins plans to build a new cancer treatment building with help from a $65 million gift from a former patient’s estate

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The Gunther apartments in Brewers Hill are leasing twice as fast as expected - Tuesday, May 06, 2014

By Kevin Litten, via The Baltimore Business Journal

May 6th, 2014

The historic Gunther brewery-turned-apartment building is leasing up almost twice as fast as developer Wells Obrecht projected, indicating demand remains strong in the city for newly completed rental housing. 

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Commercial Group hopes to break ground by year's end on Hendler Creamery redevelopment - Friday, May 02, 2014
The Commercial Group plans to begin construction by the end of year on a 276-unit apartment complex in the city’s historic Jonestown neighborhood north of Little Italy. read more ...
UMBC to begin designing $123M science building - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
April 29, 2014 via The Baltimore Business Journal

University of Maryland, Baltimore County is moving forward with a new $123 million science building. read more ...
Hyatt Place construction is 'fast and furious' as the Harbor East hotel prepares to open by fall - Thursday, April 24, 2014

April 23rd via The Baltimore Business Journal

By Sarah Meehan

The 208-room Hyatt Place hotel under construction in Harbor East topped off its eighth floor on Thursday, a milestone in the fast-moving project.

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Whiting-Turner is among 6 firms prequalified to build MGM National Harbor - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 Michael Neibauer via The Baltimore Business Journal

Back in mid-March, I reported the  names of several major contractors that may be in the running to build the $925 million MGM National Harbor. The list of prequalified firms is now public, and that earlier rundown turns out to be a pretty solid accounting of which companies have been selected to compete for general contractor duties for the casino complex.

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Work begins at MGM National Harbor site as Pr. George’s fast-tracks application process - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

By Luz Lazo, Published: April 20 via The Washington Post


A fence is going up around the 23-acre parcel overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor. In the next few weeks, heavy construction equipment will arrive, and crews will begin removing power poles, doing test drilling and leveling the land. read more ...
Ground broken for new Maryland housing headquarters in Prince George’s County - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

By Luz Lazo, Published: April 9 via The Washington Post

The developers of the new headquarters for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development held a groundbreaking ceremony with Maryland and Prince George’s County officials Wednesday, kicking off a 12-month construction project meant to turn the area around the New Carrollton Metro Station into a vibrant community with offices, apartments and stores. 

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Maryland ranked second in green building activity - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Maryland jumped to second place last year in a ranking of environmentally-friendly building activity.

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Developer plans rare spec office building near State Center - Friday, February 14, 2014

 Via The Baltimore Business Journal

 Charlotte, N.C.-based Red Hill Ventures is developing a 40,000-square-foot office building near State Center that will be among the first new speculative office developments in Baltimore since the recession.

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Maryland Hall performing arts wing receiving $18 million renovation - Monday, February 03, 2014

The Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis will soon undergo the first phase of an $18 million project to renovate its performing arts wing.

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The $1B overhaul of Baltimore City schools builds big opportunities - Friday, January 31, 2014

via The Baltimore Business Journal

By Kevin Litten

Thinking about getting in on the $1.1 billion the state and city are going to shell out to fix Baltimore’s crumbling schools?

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