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August 3, 2020

Officials vote to advance rezoning request for planned $90M project at site of former St. Joseph Hospital

Plans for a $90 million project to transform the one-time St. Joseph Hospital property into a mix of office, retail, and both market-rate and affordable housing took a baby step forward Monday night. […]

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April 11, 2019

Baltimore reaches $1 billion milestone in historic preservation activity

The city’s Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation has calculated that Baltimore recently passed the $1 billion mark for investment in properties qualified to receive preservation tax credits since the local program began in 1997. The renovation project that put Baltimore over the $1 billion mark was the Fox Building, the conversion into apartments of the former Noxzema factory on Falls Cliff Road in Hampden. […]

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November 21, 2018
Historical Commission, neighbors weigh in on West King Street apartment complex proposal

The project developer would be Baltimore-based Washington Place Equities, represented at Monday’s meeting by Dominic Wiker. He was joined by Alexander, principal of Alexander Design Studio, based in Ellicott City, Maryland, and Maryann Marotta of the Lancaster-based firm Marotta/Main. The tentative plan calls for 132 market-rate apartments, mostly studio and one-bedroom, though there would be a few two-bedrooms, Alexander said. […]

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October 16, 2018
The Urban Land Institute District Council of Baltimore Announces 2018 WaveMaker Award Winners

The Baltimore District Council of The Urban Land Institute (ULI) held its tenth annual WaveMaker Awards on October 4 at the Winslow Parker Metal Building in Baltimore. ULI Baltimore's annual WaveMaker Awards recognize outstanding local real estate development projects, as well as Lifetime Achievement and Leadership Award winners.[…]

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November 3, 2017

Jacques Kelly: The 'Fox' of Jones Falls showing new stripes in move from industrial building to housing

Many of the old flour and cotton mills and foundries that flourished in the Jones Falls Valley for more than two centuries have been restored and converted into apartments over the past few decades. But at the Fox Industries Building, workers only stopped making stuff earlier this year. Soon after, the interior demolition crews arrived, and it’s currently a $20 million construction project[…]

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June 15, 2017
Trendy 500 Park Avenue debuts as Mt. Vernon development continues

The first tenants started moving into a new $29 million apartment building in Mount Vernon on Thursday as construction crews are busy working to complete the latest development in the popular neighborhood […]

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March 3, 2017
Why some Baltimore developers are focused on building smaller apartments

Dominic Wiker jokes that the residents he sees move in to 520 Park Ave. don't come with much more than a laptop and a mattress. As development director for the Time Group, he's kept that in mind when planning 500 Park Ave., a sister building to 520 Park, in Mount Vernon. Many of the apartment units in the Time Group's newest building will be small studio apartments no bigger than 550 square feet. […]

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February 21, 2017
Time Group moving ahead with Hampden apartments, artist space

The Time Group is planning to renovate the site at 3100-3200 Falls Cliff Road just off Interstate 83 and turn it into apartments. The building will eventually hold between 90 and 95 units, along with 10,000 square feet of space for artists, said Dominic Wiker, director of development for the Time Group[…]

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November 15, 2016
As Simpson Strong-Tie Exits, Time Group Looks to Start Hampden Rental Project

The Time Group, a Baltimore real estate firm, expects to start conversion of an industrial building in Hampden next summer, as the largest tenant stops making concrete construction products there next year. […]

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September 16, 2016

520 Park Honored with Sustainable Community Award by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission

The Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission presented awards for leadership, community planning and conservation at its fourth annual awards ceremony today, recognizing individuals, organizations and programs that exemplify well-planned economic and community development initiatives throughout the state. […]

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June 6, 2016
Construction begins on 153-unit Mt. Vernon apartments

Baltimore City officials and the Time Group held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the $29 million residential and retail building at 500 Park Avenue. The mixed-use project, to be built in one of the wealthiest zip codes in the city, is to receive a 100 percent tax credit for two years […]

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October 16, 2015

520 Park Honored with Urban Land Institute Baltimore's WaveMaker Award

As an international nonprofit research and education organization, ULI recognizes outstanding wavemaking real estate developments, related programs, and visionaries in worldwide urban development. Every year over 350 industry professionals gathers in Baltimore to celebrate ULI Baltimore’s annual WaveMaker Awards.  ULI Baltimore’s annual WaveMaker Awards recognize outstanding local real estate development projects, as well as Lifetime Achievement and Leadership Award winners. The winning projects were selected based on the following criteria: Completeness; a Sense of Place and Quality; Sustainability; Visionary and Emulation; and a Need. […]

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March 10, 2016
Mount Vernon Marketplace Named Top Retail Project by the Baltimore Business Journal

Here are the winners of the BBJ's 2016 Best in Real Estate Inc. awards […]

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October 14, 2015
Mount Vernon Marketplace Launches with a Grand opening Tonight

Mt. Vernon Marketplace, a 15,000 square-foot complex that will house 13 unique concept eateries, will hold its grand opening from 5 to 9 tonight. The space, on the ground level of the newly developed apartment building at 520 Park Ave., will be open seven days a week, from 11am to 11pm […]

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August 8, 2014

Here's a look at the fast-leasing 520 Park Ave. apartment conversion in Mount Vernon

The developer of the former Hochschild Kohn warehouse at 520 Park Ave. said Thursday that the quick pace of leasing at the 171-unit apartment complex has put the building far ahead of schedule for occupancy[…]

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February 10, 2014
City Proposes Citywide Credit for Apartments

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to make a tax credit that has been used to spur apartment development downtown available citywide. The new proposal would offer a tax credit for 10 years to projects anywhere in the city, five years less than the existing incentive, the Mayor said in her State of the City address […]

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