Tag: development

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

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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.

Voided State Center Plan Still Offers a ‘Competitive’ Deal for State, City in 2018, Report Says

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An artist’s rendering of the stalled redevelopment design for State Center.

The master plan for Midtown’s aged State Center complex that the Hogan administration voided in 2016 is still a strong deal for Maryland, the city, state employees and surrounding neighborhoods, a new report commissioned by the developer argues.

Lead Developer of Nixed State Center Project Criticizes New Study on Redevelopment Options

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An outlined diagram of State Center. Image via Crossroads Consulting Group.

Speaking to state lawmakers on Tuesday, shortly after the release of a new study on the future redevelopment potential of Baltimore’s State Center complex, developer Caroline Moore blasted the Hogan administration for gutting her firm’s $1.5 billion redevelopment project and commissioning a study whose recommendations were similar to her company’s years-old plan.

Construction Begins on $125 Million Circle East Development in Towson

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Yesterday’s groundbreaking marked the beginning of construction of Circle East at the intersection of York Road and Joppa Road.

The intersection of York and Joppa roads has been considered the center of Towson since Ezekiel Towson opened a hotel and tavern there in the 18th century, and a group of developers wants to keep it that way.

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

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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.

Greenberg Gibbons Becomes Partner in $350 Million Towson Row Development

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A rendering of Towson Row, via Design Collective.

Greenberg Gibbons, developer of the Foundry Row shopping center in Owings Mills and The Shops at Kenilworth, has become a partner in the $350 million Towson Row mixed-use development started by Caves Valley Partners.

Dru Schmidt-Perkins Stepping Down as Head of Nonprofit 1000 Friends of Maryland

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Dru Perkins-Schmidt, courtesy of 1000 Friends of Maryland

After nearly 20 years, Dru Schmidt-Perkins is stepping down as head of 1000 Friends of Maryland.

All-Star Design Team Selected to Study Expansion of Baltimore Convention Center, Replacement of Royal Farms Arena; Scope of State Center Study Increased

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The Baltimore Convention Center in the Inner Harbor.

State officials have picked a team of top designers to study the possibility of expanding the Baltimore Convention Center and replacing Royal Farms Arena downtown, and have broadened the scope of a separate study regarding the future of State Center.

City Seeks Proposals for Lexington Market and the Avenue Market

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Photo via Lexington Market/Facebook

The City of Baltimore is seeking assistance from developers to rejuvenate two public properties: Lexington Market and the Avenue Market.