US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March, which suggests that buyers are undeterred by the dwindling number of properties available on the market. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.60 million, up from …

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Prince George’s judge accused of lying to nominating commission

The state judicial ethics panel has accused a Prince George’s County District Court judge of lying on a questionnaire he submitted when he applied to the circuit court in 2016.

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/04/23/judge-wright-ethics-charges/

Morgan State’s business school, UPenn’s Wharton announce collaboration

Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management announced a new collaboration with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

The pact will focus on student and faculty academic programs and seeks to address diversity at both institutions. The schools say it is the first of its kind collaboration between a historically black college and university and the Wharton School, the business program of the Ivy League university in Philadelphia.

Under the new partnership,…

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Marriott SpringHill Suites opens in Greenleigh at Crossroads

White Marsh Marriott SpringHill Suites, a four-story, 120-room hotel contained within Greenleigh at Crossroads, has opened in the 1000-acre, mixed-use business community in White Marsh. Middle River Hotel Partners, LLP is the development group and owner of the hotel, which will be managed by USA Management II, Inc. Located at 6110 Greenleigh Avenue, the brick-and-glass …

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Mullan Contracting completes DC dialysis center project

The Lutherville-based Mullan Contracting Company has finished a full-building reconstruction for DaVita Eighth Street Dialysis at 920 Bladensburg Road N.E. in Washington. The project required the total demolition of the former building, which functioned as an automobile garage and maintenance facility, including the remediation of contaminated soil. Mullan Contracting also removed all connections with the adjacent building …

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5 minutes with Gary Garofalo, CEO, Harkins Builders

Located in Columbia, the firm has recently taken on several well-known projects including the $26 million expansion of the Paca House downtown, and the Salvation Army’s first nonprofit grocery store.

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Greenleigh at Crossroads expands with new 120-room hotel (Photos)

A 120-room hotel is the latest addition to the Greenleigh at Crossroads in White Marsh and the property — set to officially open on Monday — already has 500 reservations.

Marketing manager Rebecca Lee said Friday the Springhill Suites by Marriott will welcome its first guest at 3 p.m. early next week. The hotel has 30 full- and part-time employees, an indoor gym, a business center, bar, breakfast nook and a lap pool. It’s located near a new office building that recently inked a lease with Stanley…

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