PACE Bill Due in Baltimore City

Green Building Law Update

A public hearing is scheduled tomorrow on a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program ordinance in Baltimore City. Baltimore is proposing to allow the PACE financing of any equipment, device or material intended to improve energy efficiency, including in new construction (e.g.,

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.

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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

International Green Construction Code Now Mandatory For All Building in Baltimore

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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. green Baltimore City IGCC International Green Construction Code Kaplow Stuart Kaplow building law

MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Baltimore

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Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts 2018 starts in the Baltimore area

City Scoop: Baltimore

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Outlook for construction activity in the Baltimore area. Bonus Regions

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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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

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

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

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

ENR MidAtlantic Hands Out Best Project Awards in Baltimore

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1 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore Nearly 250 of the region’s top construction professionals attended ENR MidAtlantic’s Best Regional Project Awards on Nov.

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 Jean and Sidney Silber Center, a joint project of Building Design+Construction, the U.S.

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

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

Cancellation of Rail Tunnel Expansion Cramps Baltimore Port Expansion Plans

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Maryland officials are scrambling to find another strategy to finance the $425 million expansion of an aging Baltimore freight rail tunnel, following CSX Transportation’s withdrawal from the project earlier this month

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

Tunnel Cancellation Cramps Baltimore CSX Plant Expansion Plans

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Maryland officials are scrambling to find another strategy to finance the $425- million expansion of an aging Baltimore freight rail tunnel, following CSX Transportation's withdrawal from the project earlier this month

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.

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

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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.

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MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Baltimore

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Overall Construction Spending Expected to Grow by a Slim 1.2% This Year

Baltimore OKs Sewage Overflow Control Project

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Construction of the $430 million Headworks Project at the city’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant has been approved

Small Project Best Project - Baltimore Visitor Center Renovation

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The renovated Baltimore Visitor Center in the city’s Inner Harbor area might be a small project, but the project team did a lot with a little

Baltimore To Spend $1.6B on Sewerage System Upgrade

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A federal judge has endorsed a consent decree to rehabilitate Baltimore's. century-old sewer system, clearing the way for a $1.6-billion strategy to stop. millions of gallons of wastewater from leaking into the city's Inner Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay within the next 13 years

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Ports & FTZs: The Value of Entry

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Feature Story Featured Georgia Industry Focus Louisiana Magazine Highlights Maryland Ports & Free Trade Zones Texas Transportation & Infrastructure BF-Sept/Oct-2018 Foreign Trade Zones free-trade zone FTZ Houston Foreign Trade Zone Port of Baltimore Port of Savannah Southwest Louisiana U.S. By the BF Staff From the September/October 2018 Issue U.S.

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

Baltimore mayor presents 5-year 'inclusive digital transformation' plan

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The plan is designed to aid the city in developing a technology ecosystem that improves quality of life and "dismantles the digital divide "

Rescue mission: Historic movie palace is now the centerpiece of Baltimore’s burgeoning arts hub

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Situated at the heart of Baltimore’s budding Arts & Entertainment District, the 1915 Italian Renaissance–style Parkway Theatre for years was representative of the city’s economic and social troubles.

NJ Moves to Expand P3 Options While Baltimore Restricts Them

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State governor opens private project role beyond school projects, but Maryland city officials approve plan to halt sale or lease of water facilities to private owners

Crockett Facilities Services’ President Receives Baltimore 2013 SmartCEO Brava! Award

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Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 25 of Greater Baltimore’s women business leaders. Cynthia Crockett among 25 women business leaders honored for their achievements. Crockett Facilities Services, Inc.

Rebirth Proceeds for Shuttered Baltimore Steelmaking Complex

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Parsons Brinckerhoff is hired to create a master plan for industrial redevelopment of the 3,100-acre Sparrows Point site. Business Management

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

Small Project (under $10 million): Baltimore Visitor Center Renovation

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The $1.3-million renovation is a small project with a big impact

Amazon To Open Fourth Maryland Fulfillment Center

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plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore’s Sparrows Point. The online retailer currently employs more than 5,000 associates at its sortation and fulfillment centers in Baltimore and fulfillment center in North East, MD. Amazon.com, Inc.

Baltimore Industrial and the Panama Canal

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By Matthew Myers, Cassidy Turley CRE Services. Click the PDF to read: Contributed Content

Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

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California Connecticut Featured Maryland Massachusetts Surveys & Research USA - Far West Utilities 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard ACEEE Baltimore Gas & Electric energy incentives Eversource Connecticut Eversource Massachusetts National Grid Massachusetts Pacific Gas & Electric Site Selection utilitiesACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S. and highlights cutting-edge efforts.

Moving Forward in Maryland

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Mid Atlantic BaltimoreBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. Larry Hogan puts economic development at the top of his agenda. Moving Forward in Maryland appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Baltimore City Council committee OKs taxpayer assistance for $1.8 billion Harbor Point mixed-use project

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A Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The controversial vote came after opponents criticized developer Michael S.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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As indicated by our annual ranking of leading Post-Panamax Ready Ports (East Coast), currently, the Port of Virginia (in Norfolk) and the Port of Baltimore are the only East Coast ports that can accommodate the large ships. The Port of Baltimore has had a 50-foot deep channel since 1990.

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Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

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Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

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The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit