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BDC considers EBDI, west side projects

By Natalie Sherman, The Baltimore Sun – The Baltimore Development Corp. voted unanimously in a closed session Thursday to start exclusive negotiations with a developer seeking to build market-rate apartments on two city-owned sites on Mulberry Street. The GMP Development Enterprises LLC plans call for 63 apartments, some retail space and 30 parking spaces, BDC …

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Baltimore’s renaissance

By Martin Millspaugh, The Baltimore Sun – Judging from the reported rush of developers to produce new apartments and the surge of office and hotel construction, Baltimore is seeing what looks like a new renaissance — fueled by two generations of urban dwellers who have come on the scene since the renaissance of 1960-80, when …

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Costello gets nod for vacant City Council seat

By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun – Committee hears from 14 cndidates seeking to replace Cole in 11th District. The committee tasked with filing a vacant City Council seat listened to more than four hours of testimony Tuesday evening from 14 candidates with a wide range of experiences. But when it came time to debate …

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15 apply for vacant city council seat

By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun – Fifteen people have applied to fill the vacant 11th District seat on Baltimore City’s Council, left by William H. Cole to serve as director of the Baltimore Development Corporation, according to the office of City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young. They are: Melanie A. Ambridge, a former …

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Replacing Bill Cole

Editorial, The Baltimore Sun – City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young is expected Tuesday to formally begin the process of finding a replacement for former Councilman William H. Cole IV, who resigned to become head of the Baltimore Development Corporation. Much is at stake for Mr. Cole’s district, which encompasses a diverse array of …

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BDC Board changes as Cole steps in

by Natalie Sherman, The Baltimore Sun – City Councilman William H. Cole IV appeared as the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp. at its board meeting Thursday, on a day when the mayor announced six new board members and the board approved three new projects for the city’s west side. The new appointments, which …

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Baltimore Development Corp. gets six new board members as Bill Cole prepares to take reins

By Kevin Litten, Baltimore Business Journal – Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Thursday appointed six new members to the Baltimore Development Corp. board, an announcement that comes as Councilman Bill Cole takes over as president of the agency. The six new members are mostly long-standing vacancies on the 19-member board. One of the appointments fills a …

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