Tag: baltimore development corporation

Once again, the BDC is soliciting bids to redevelop the former Mayfair Theatre

Photo by Eli Pousson, via Flickr

A year after it received exactly zero bids from developers to re-do the historic Mayfair Theatre property at the southern end of Mount Vernon, the Baltimore Development Corporation is again soliciting proposals for the landmark and two adjacent lots in the 300 block of W. Franklin Street.

BDC Seeks Developer for 4 Downtown Properties Between The Block and Power Plant Live

Photo via Baltimore Development Corporation

The quasi-public nonprofit Baltimore Development Corporation is soliciting development ideas for four historic buildings in a neglected stretch downtown.

Local Leaders Really Want Amazon to Pick Baltimore for its Second Headquarters

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Web giant Amazon announced today that it’s planning to build a second North American headquarters outside of Seattle, sending Baltimore officials into a frenzy to make their home Amazon’s next corporate home.

Developer Recommended for Five City-Owned Properties on Howard Street


Five vacant buildings along Howard Street would be recycled as “Howard Row,” a mixed-use development containing 39 market-rate apartments and five storefronts at street level, under a plan selected today by the Baltimore Development Corporation.

Five Buildings Along Howard Street are Up for Redevelopment


Another stretch of Howard Street just went up for grabs.

BARCS Animal Shelter may be Moving to Make Way for New Development

Photo via Google Street View

The BARCS animal shelter in South Baltimore may be moving to make way for a new private development.

Spotlighters Theatre Drops Plan to Renovate Read’s Drug Store for its New Home

A rendering of the proposed redevelopment of Read’s Drug Store.

An $11 million plan to renovate the historic Read’s Drug Store on Howard Street has fallen through – in part because of questions about safety and the pace of redevelopment on the west side of downtown.

No Bids for the Historic Mayfair Theater

Mayfair Theatre
An older image of the historic Mayfair Theatre property.

The Baltimore Development Corporation didn’t receive any bids from groups interested in redeveloping the historic Mayfair Theater and the land next to it.

City Seeking Proposals for Mayfair Theatre Property

Mayfair Theatre
The historic Mayfair Theatre property in more complete form, before much of it was torn down this year.

A piece of Baltimore history went on the market yesterday as the Baltimore Development Corporation issued a request for proposals from developers interested in buying and preserving the ornate front façade of the former Mayfair Theatre.

Agora Buys Two Charles Street Buildings; Pratt Street Parcel Draws Three Bids; Apartments Proposed for Federal Hill; Ayers Saint Gross Honored

Agora's new building
One of Agora’s two new buildings

A long-dormant building on Charles Street will come back to life starting today, after a new owner renovated it and moved employees in over the weekend.