Development and Retail
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Charm City Cantina is now open on a limited basis at
200 W. Pratt Street. The restaurant, which serves Mexican fare
and margaritas, plans to serve patrons during most Orioles home
games and large conventions and should be fully operational by
Gold Apple Watch & Jewelry Repair has opened at 16 E.
Fayette Street. The shop sells jewelry items for men and women
and also provides repair and cleaning services.
Hungry Andy’s is now open at 629 S. Broadway. The
sandwich shop offers a variety of casual fare, including pit
beef, wings, fried shrimp, and fried green banana chips.
is open for business in a new location - the Pratt Street
Pavilion at Harborplace at 200 E. Pratt Street. The deli
specializes in corned beef and also offers sandwiches and wraps,
fried chicken, salads, and baked goods.
is now open at 120 E. Baltimore Street. The new eatery serves
made-to-order sandwiches and salads along with soups, burritos,
and frozen yogurt made from fresh, natural ingredients.
has set up shop at 1036 Light Street in the back of Dangerously
Delicious Pies. The shop is an extension of the owner’s art
collaborative and offers an eclectic mix of books, toys,
apparel, records, and more.
Race Pace Bicycles
is now open at 1410 Key Highway. The new store sells a wide
variety of bicycles and biking-related accessories and products.
Sterling’s Crab and Oyster House
has opened a second location in Lexington Market at 400 W.
Lexington Street. The eatery, originally located in Remington,
is famous for its mixed-seafood sandwiches and spicy fish cakes.
has opened for business in its new location at 239 W. Read
Street. The bakery and café, formerly of Ellicott City, offers
an assortment of baked goods from croissants and scones to
cookies and pies as well as custom cake decorating services for
weddings and other special events.
Wings and Waffles will be opening at 803 Washington
Boulevard this spring. The new space is a second location for
the restaurant, which currently operates in East Baltimore.
will open next April at 855 N. Wolfe Street in the Science +
Technology Park at Johns Hopkins. The restaurant serves Cuban
is coming this summer to the Pratt Street Pavilion at
Harborplace at 200 E. Pratt Street. The new store will sell
candy and candy-related apparel, accessories, and gifts.
an organic nail salon, will be opening at 1624 E. Fort Avenue in
mid-May. The salon will offer manicures, pedicures, and
soy-based waxes for both men and women, and all products used
and sold will be made from natural ingredients.
a cafe and lounge currently located in Harbor East, is opening a
second location at 855 N. Wolfe Street in the Science +
Technology Park at Johns Hopkins. The new space will be open
Thousand Kabobs is coming soon to 218 N. Liberty Street.
The new eatery will offer kabobs, falafel, salads, and more.
If you have
available retail space for lease in Downtown or have recently
signed a new retailer to your location, please contact Mackenzie
Scott C. Scarfone,
ASLA, founder of and principal at
Oasis Design Group,
a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Baltimore, has
been appointed to serve a four-year term as a board member of
the Monocacy Scenic River Citizens Advisory Board. The 10-member
Board equally represents Maryland’s Carroll and Frederick
counties and its members are appointed by the Carroll County
Commissioners and the Frederick County Commissioners.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, L.L.P.
has been awarded the President’s Award by the Maryland chapter
of the U.S. Green Building Council. The award thanks and honors
organizations that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability
and inspire others to share in the mission of transforming the
way buildings are designed, built and operated.
B&O American Brasserie
Thomas Dunklin as Executive Chef. Chef Thomas brings his New
American style of cooking and a vibrant new perspective to the
restaurant. Featured items on his new spring menu include
slow-roasted pork belly, butter poached oysters, and a trio of
house made sausages.
The Fitzgerald at
University of Baltimore,
a housing project developed, built, and managed by
The Bozzuto Group,
is the first residential building in the Mid-Atlantic to install
public electric vehicle charging stations. A “plug-in” ceremony
took place at the building’s parking garage at 80 W. Oliver
Street on March 31st to demonstrate and celebrate the new
Through the end of
City of Baltimore is
surveying residents to get your perspectives about the
satisfaction with City services. City departments use survey
results to help them deliver services more effectively. A
diverse cross-section of approximately 1,800 randomly selected
residents will complete a telephone survey, which is being
conducted by the University of Baltimore’s Schaefer Center. If
you are contacted to participate in the survey, please take the
few minutes necessary to provide your honest opinions about how
we’re doing in Baltimore. There’s a separate,
online survey available too
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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates voted on March 30th to
allow the City to purchase the office building at 401 E.
Fayette Street. Some City agencies, including the fire
department and the information technology office, have been
housed in rented space at that address for two decades. The City
will spend $2.6 million on the 78,700 square foot building.
ManPower, a staffing firm, has leased 1,000 square feet of
vacant space at the Shops at Harbor Park at 55 Market Place.
The company plans to move 30-40 employees into the space by June
of this year.
Northwestern Mutual, a life insurance firm, has signed a lease
for 17,000 square feet on the 25th floor of the Harborplace
Tower office building at 111 S. Calvert Street. The
company plans to move about 70 employees to the new location by
the fourth quarter of this year.
Cushman and Wakefield
represented the tenant and
CB Richard Ellis
landlord in this transaction.
Entertainment Cruises, which offers boat tours around the
Inner Harbor, is making improvements to its fleet in
preparation for the summer tourism season. The company has added
a second 70-foot speedboat, the new Seadog VI, and has also
replaced two old engines in the Spirit of Baltimore dinner
cruise boat in order to improve fuel efficiency. The company
hopes to double their business this year and serve over 42,000
The Four Seasons Baltimore hotel is scheduled to open this
November at 200 International Drive. The luxury hotel
will feature a 13,000 square foot spa, waterfront ballrooms, two
high-end restaurants, a pool bar and a lounge, among other
amenities. The project, developed by H & S Properties
Development Corporation, is expected to cost about $200 million
Hospitality Management LLC, a startup hospitality management
company, has leased space at the office of event firm P.W. Feats
at 3 E. Read Street. The space will house four employees.
Governor Martin O’Malley announced that two new life sciences
companies have signed leases for space in the John G. Rangos
building at 855 N. Wolfe Street in the Johns Hopkins
Science + Technology Park in East Baltimore. Personal Genome
Diagnostics, a cancer diagnostics company, and Inostics, a
German diagnostics company focused on cancer drug development,
will help to bring the 300,000 square foot building to over 80%
The Inn at the Black Olive is now open at 803 S. Caroline
Street in Fell’s Point. The new building was constructed
with environmentally-friendly design principles in mind and
includes 12 guest suites and a gourmet food market called the
Black Olive Agora.
Yerman Witman Gaines and Conklin Realty, LLC, the residential
real estate division of The Strata Group, has taken occupancy of
its new location at The Offices at McHenry Row in Locust
Point. The 175,000 square foot office complex is part of the
mixed-use McHenry Row project, currently under construction.
Other tenants include Continental Title Group, a commercial and
residential title entity that is also part of The Strata Group.