| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Developers and shopping-center owners have contributed more than $225,000 to efforts to challenge zoning decisions in Baltimore County through referendums, financial disclosure forms show.
Contributors to the drive include firms tied to developers Howard...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A Baltimore County judge allowed the release Wednesday of the names of people who signed petitions to challenge the county's zoning maps, saying the information is "clearly a public record."
In the latest turn in a battle between developers, Circuit...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills will have its grand opening at 10 p.m. June 6, casino officials announced Thursday morning.
The grand opening still requires approval by the Maryland Lottery, which will oversee a trial run to take place before June...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The developer of a casino scheduled to open next month at Arundel Mills will temporarily restrict southbound access to the mall beginning next week during road construction to prepare for an expected traffic increase.
Work on the $5 million in traffic...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:51 PM
It's not hard, after visiting National Harbor, to see what the fuss is all about.
The sprawling, gleaming development along the Potomac River in Prince George's County boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic ...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A representative for The Cordish Companies last week announced the lineup of bands playing the Friday Night Summer Concert Series Alive After Five! at Hampton's Power Plant.
The list includes lots of familiar local acts as well as a few surprises....
| May 23, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Maryland's high court ruled Wednesday that the Cordish Cos.' Power Plant and Pier IV buildings on Baltimore's Inner Harbor are worth, for property tax purposes, more than $38.1 million — the amount established by city tax assessors.
| Jun 3, 2012
Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida.
Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:18 PM
The director of Baltimore's ethics board — a full-time city employee — is performing legal work on behalf of developers embroiled in a zoning battle in Baltimore County.
Avery Aisenstark, who is paid $94,000 as director of the city's...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Common Cause Maryland questioned Friday whether the city's ethics board director is fit for the job after he acknowledged that he was performing legal work on behalf of developers with business interests in Baltimore.
"This raises questions about his...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Red anti-Walmart signs dot a stretch of Route 924 in Harford County, where people have packed public meetings and organized protests. Petitions are circulating through housing developments, and residents are writing to politicians.
But it's not corporate...