Mindgrub CEO Todd Marks talks about how his firm helps multifamily developers deliver enhanced amenities, where that industry sector is headed and embracing smart city technology to close the digital divide.
The Abell Foundation’s report on the mergers of city and county governments in Nashville, Louisville, and Indianapolis. We talk with the report’s author Jeff Wachter about where these mergers succeed, fall short and why some local leaders are intrigued about the potential of a similar arrangement in the Baltimore region. We also dig into regional ...
Bryan P. Sears, The Daily Record’s government reporter, updates us on the Maryland General Assembly’s 2019 session. We talk about Comptroller Peter Franchot fighting with Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis, the cost of school funding, tax cuts and a lot more. Sen. Bill Ferguson also talks about his bill to improve transparency in Opportunity Zone investments.
Cole Roofing CEO Bill Cole talks with the Ground Up Podcast about running a century old family business, how the industry has changed, potential for solar power in the industry, and how his company provides second chances with jobs. Baltimore’s Acting Police Commissioner Michael Harrison pledges to work with business leaders to fight crime. Howard ...
Steve Appel, of Nouveau Home and Interior Design, Ian and Brian Goldstein, of Brothers Music, discuss how they keep their doors open in the ever challenging retail sector. State Sen. Bill Ferguson makes asks business leaders to invest in Baltimore.
We revisit the strange tale of Kahan S. Dhillon Jr. and The Baltimore Renaissance. Filmmaker and podcast producer Richard Yeagley discusses his podcast “Town of the Big House,” which examines Dhillon’s efforts to promote The Baltimore Renaissance, a $10 billion proposal to redevelop 70 city-owned sites, the rumors surrounding Dhillon, and what the saga tells ...
Terri Harrington, senior vice president at MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate, discusses how Baltimore’s office market performed in 2018, and what she expects in 2019. We also dig into a few recent updates on previous episodes on Main Street in Ellicott City, and Opportunity Zones.
Towson University’s Daraius Irani, M&T Bank President August “Augie” Chiasera, and JLL’s Matt Haas discuss the regional economy, potential impact on Maryland from a federal government shutdown, and the how Baltimore’s struggle with violent crime hurts business.
Author Rafael Alvarez, Morgan State University’s Lawrence Brown, Atomic Books co-owner Benn Ray, and activist Destiny Watford discuss gentrification in Baltimore, what it looks like, and how to prevent it from happening.
Baltimore faces significant challenges in coping with a transit system activists all substandard. I speak with activists, elected officials, and transportation experts about the challenges facing the region in bolstering a struggling system.
Merchants at Baltimore’s Christmas Village chat about expectations for business this holiday season. Community Development Network of Maryland’s Odette Ramos discusses legislative priorities, development efforts, and defining “community development.”
As voters head to the polls the Baltimore City Council approves legislation with consequences for developers and commercial real estate industry. Architect Ehren Gaag, of Gensler, discusses the importance of office space in winning the talent war
A look at how Baltimore's ambitions to tell a "better story" are falling flat in a rough retail market. Daniel Klein, president of Klein Enterprises, discusses the family business, his start in development, and what's next for the company.
A look at how the planned redevelopment of Port Covington in Baltimore progressed from rumor to $5.5 billion development effort. We hear from Mike Janke, of DigitalTribe, and Bob Ackerman, of AllegisCyber, about how they plan to create ‘Cyber Town USA.’ Tim Curtis, business reporter at The Daily Record, discusses what the plan to turn ...
Seema Iyer, who oversees the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, discusses Baltimore, what the data she collects tells us about the city, and how the organization will help Charm City in the future.
JLL Research Manager Patrick Latimer shares insights on gathering data, what numbers are important in assessing the health of the Baltimore area office market, and the sector's outlook for the rest of 2018.
Baltimore National Heritage Area Executive Director Jeff Buchheit joins The Daily Record's Adam Bednar to discuss the future of the H.L. Mencken House in Baltimore. After years of deteriorating BNHA plans to renovate the iconic and controversial writer's home. The organization intends to use a $3 million bequest left in 2005 to turn a portion into office space, and the Society to Preserve the Legacy of H.L. Mencken will operate a museum.
The industrial sector has been the darling of Baltimore’s commercial real estate industry for the past few years, at least that’s how one broker recently phrased it. But that’s for a good reason. The market keeps getting stronger. Demand for Office Space fluctuates between submarkets. Brick-and-mortar retail boosters remain optimistic, but there’s no denying the ...