Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore

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Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide. Read: Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore at BusinessFacilities.com.

2018 IgCC to be Adopted in Baltimore City

Green Building Law Update

This evening an ordinance will be introduced in the Baltimore City Council to adopt the 2018 International Green Construction Code. Make no mistake, Baltimore is not greenwashing. Most significant, drawing on the current law, the Baltimore version of the 2018 IgCC is a voluntary code.

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City Scoop: Baltimore

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Projected 2022 constructions starts for Baltimore from Dodge Data & Analytics

VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore

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Read: VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore at BusinessFacilities.com. The new terminal will import and process 120,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley vehicles annually, create approximately 100 jobs.

Baltimore City is Adopting the IgCC

Green Building Law Update

This evening an ordinance will be introduced in the Baltimore City Council for the purpose of adopting the International Green Construction Code. It is necessary to appreciate that Baltimore City was an early adopter when it enacted a green building law in 2007 that, prior to this legislation, remains among the most sweeping of that in any major American city. But make no mistake, Baltimore is not greenwashing.

City Scoop: Baltimore

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Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts 2021 starts in the Baltimore area

Green Code Mandatory on April 1 For All Building in Baltimore

Green Building Law Update

Baltimore City adopted the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the City’s building, fire and related codes effective April 1, 2015. Baltimore was among the first jurisdictions, in 2007 to mandate that all “newly constructed, extensively modified non-residential buildings” “achieve a Silver rating in the appropriate LEED rating system or satisfy the Baltimore City Green Building Standard” (a LEED-like local enactment).

Modified Design Revealed for Baltimore's First Mass Timber Commercial Office Building

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The developer for Baltimore’s first commercial mass timber office building in downtown Baltimore has revealed a modified design

Maryland: A Rising Tide Of Recovery

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In Maryland, COVID-19 has not stopped the Port of Baltimore, where shipping volume continues to increase. Read: Maryland: A Rising Tide Of Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

International Green Construction Code Now Mandatory For All Building in Baltimore

Green Building Law Update

Last evening the Baltimore City Council adopted the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the City’s building, fire and related codes. Council Bill 14-0413 repeals that existing law and commencing April 1, 2015 expands its scope and breadth with a new Baltimore Green Construction Code to apply to all new construction and “all repairs, additions, or alterations to a structure and all changes of occupancy” with very few exceptions (.

Deadly Baltimore Blast Revives Concerns About Natural Gas Infrastructure

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The city's utility, Baltimore Gas & Electric has come under increasing criticism about the age of its system

Baltimore Penn Station Redevelopment Moves Forward Despite COVID-19

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The $90 million redevelopment of Baltimore’s historic Penn Station will continue, despite dips in both ridership and revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic

Supreme Court to decide Climate Change Case

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Mayor and City Council of Baltimore , a much watched climate change case. The plaintiff is the municipal government of Baltimore, Maryland. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore , docket no.

MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Baltimore

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Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts 2020 starts in the Baltimore area

Baltimore Officials Oppose Proposed Maglev Project

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Draft environmental review process is still ongoing

Calif., Baltimore, Milwaukee Water Projects Win $688M in EPA Loans

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US Environmental Protection Agency says it will provide $7.4 billion this year to State Revolving Funds for water infrastructure projects

Amtrak Seeks CM at-Risk for Baltimore Rail Tunnel's $1B First Phase

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The three-contract rail megaproject is estimated at nearly $5 billion

Under Armour unveils phase one of 50-acre Baltimore headquarters

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The first phase of Under Armour’s new Baltimore Headquarters has officially been revealed. The plans were shown to Baltimore’s Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel, Bizjournals.com reports. Included in the first phase are two office buildings and a 1,500-space parking garage. The garage will provide over 306,000 sf across 11 floors. Three of the floors will be set aside for use by visitors with the remaining eight used for employees

MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Baltimore

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Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts 2019 starts in the Baltimore area

Construction begins at Baltimore's $5.5B Port Covington project

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Site work for the waterfront redevelopment's first phase, which will add about 2.9 million square feet of mixed-use space, will begin immediately

City Scoop: Baltimore

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Outlook for construction activity in the Baltimore area. Bonus Regions

Clean Water Advocates Seek Legal Pressure in Baltimore

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Not confident that necessary sewage and water repairs will be finished on time, the Blue Water Baltimore filed this week for legal status to help enforce a federal court order that requires Baltimore to make $1.2 An agreement reached by local and state agencies last month to stop the chronic sewage leaks into the Patapsco River and other tributaries requires Baltimore to complete key repairs by 2021 and develop a plan for additional sewage projects for the next 15 years

Baltimore-DC Maglev Could Be Speeding Toward 2020 Construction Start

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Construction of a high-speed maglev train system between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., could begin as early as 2020

Registration Open for January Nursery Show in Baltimore

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The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) is being held January 6-8, 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center

Former industrial building becomes 'lifestyle community' in ever-evolving Baltimore

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As Baltimore continues to make its push to become the “ coolest city in America ,” a new $100 million mixed-use development is doing what it can to help capture the sought after title

Baltimore Officials Oppose Proposed $10B Maglev Carrier to DC

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Letter to feds cites project's lack of detail and community impacts, but boosters claim it has broad local support

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.

The $115 million renovation of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library completes

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Originally built in 1933, Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center (EPFL) has recently undergone a $115 million renovation project. The project’s goals were to prioritize digital fluency, collaboration, learning, and creation

Why is Baltimore's Infrastructure Repair $105M Over Budget?

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Construction jobs done for Baltimore's government ran over budget 375 times since 2012 — sometimes ballooning to two, three or even four times their original cost. Pratt, who sits on the Board of Estimates and has questioned the frequency of cost overruns in Baltimore. This is ridiculous," said City Comptroller Joan M. These are some huge numbers. I don't believe we should have this many extra work orders

Johns Hopkins proposes $470M Baltimore project

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The plan includes modernization of the 80-year-old Bayview facility and a new seven-story hospital to keep the medical center competitive, officials say

Youth education center in Baltimore gets first students

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Green Building Council, and Parks & People Foundation, was officially dedicated June 14 in a ceremony at Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. The modular structure will serve as a training center for “Branches,” Parks & People’s internship and summer jobs program for Baltimore youth ages 14 to 21. The Jean and Sidney Silber Center, a joint project of Building Design+Construction, the U.S.

UPDATE: Deadly Baltimore Blast Revives Concerns About Natural Gas Infrastructure

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Utility finds no leaks in gas mains, but says data indicates "some type of issue beyond the.meter on customer-owned equipment.&

The Most Green Building Friendly Zoning Code in the Nation - Baltimore?

Green Building Law Update

Baltimore City is poised to adopt a new zoning code that is among the most ''green building friendly'' land use ordinances in the country. The Baltimore City Zoning Code was last comprehensively updated in 1971. A green building friendly zoning ordinance is significant when so many local codes including land use ordinances across the country stand in the way of sustainability efforts.

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Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

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Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth. Read: Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry at BusinessFacilities.com.

MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Baltimore

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Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts 2018 starts in the Baltimore area

Sewer Worker Dead in Baltimore Trench Collapse

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A 15-ft-deep excavated sewer trench in Baltimore that collapsed June 5, killing a 20-year-old construction worker, was not fitted with required safety shoring, according to investigators

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Judge OK's Baltimore Sewage Rehab Plan

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A consent decree to rehabilitate Baltimore’s century-old sewer system has been endorsed by a federal judge

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Baltimore's Port Covington project adds $5.5B mixed-use component

Construction Dive

Port Covington officials are looking for an architect to design the residential component and a general contractor for the commercial elements

Parks & People Foundation's 'Green Growing Center' in Place at Baltimore's Druid Hill Park

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The 600-square-foot Growing Green Center has been set in place on its site at Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, by builder Modular Genius. The facility, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects, will serve as a training and staging center for the city's Parks & People Foundation. Final work on the modular structure is expected to be completed in the next few weeks, with a formal opening ceremony in Q1/2017

Amtrak Will Redevelop Baltimore Penn Station Despite COVID-19 Impacts

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The $90-million project will continue despite large drops seen in 2020 for U.S. rail line's ridership, revenue and earnings due to the pandemic