Little Patuxent Square continues retail, residential leasing with new breakfast tenant

The $80 million project holds 158,000 square feet of Class A office space, 10,000 square feet of retail and 160 luxury apartments.

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Baltimore ranks among America’s weakest markets for construction

Baltimore is among the nation’s worst markets for construction, based on a comparison of the sector’s current employment and the corresponding level a decade ago.

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Bon Secours to renovate old Pratt Library branch into community center

The overhaul of the 13,500-square-foot space is part of a new partnership the health system has with Kaiser Permanente.

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How I bring students into the virtual reality world

Gabo Arora developed the new concentration in Johns Hopkins University’s Film and Media Masters of Arts Program called “Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technologies”.

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United Way’s On Track 4 Success program works to improve central Maryland graduation rates

When Jose uncharacteristically missed six days of school in two weeks last fall, his teachers at Maree G. Farring Elementary/Middle School in South Baltimore noticed. While such behavior may have flown under the radar in a previous school year, there were now systems in place to flag Jose’s unusual behavior, thanks to United Way of Central Maryland’s On Track 4 Success program, launched in the school in 2016.

On Track 4 Success is a collaborative program that deploys school-based support…

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Rifkin Weiner Livingston acquiring Biran Kelly

In an effort to expand its litigation practice, Annapolis-based Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC is acquiring Baltimore-based Biran Kelly LLC effective Jan. 2. Principals Jonathan Biran and Ty Kelly and associate Alison Schurick will be based out of RWL’s Baltimore office in Clipper Mill. The firm also will acquire Biran Kelly’s Washington office. RWL represents Washington …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/11/01/rifkin-weiner-livingston-biran-kelly-acquisition/

Baltimore projects among recipients of $9M in state historic tax credits

A total of $9 million in tax credits were awarded Tuesday by the Maryland Historical Trust under a program that encourages historic preservation.

The historic preservation tax credits were awarded to projects that include the redevelopment of the Alex Brown building on East Baltimore Street into an upscale 170-seat restaurant, the Union Brothers Furniture Co. building conversion to a mixed-use project in South Baltimore and a redevelopment of the Belnord Theatre near Patterson Park into a CASA of…

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