Fifteen Projects Unveiled to ‘Green’ Local Communities, Create Jobs and Manage Stormwater Runoff

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources, announced $727,500 in grants to be awarded to 15 organizations through the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Grant Initiative (G3). This program was created in 2011 to encourage local jurisdictions to use “green” techniques when pursuing necessary “gray” infrastructure projects, accomplishing two goals within one project.

Two new tenants bring 1600 Bush St to full occupancy

Baltimore, MD - February 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cushman & Wakefield today announced that 1600 Bush St. in Baltimore has signed two new leases totaling 8,260 square feet, bringing the building to full occupancy. Telga Corporation, a Texas-based energy consulting firm, leased 3,880 square feet and MLN Advertising, a search engine marketing (SEM) and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) solutions firm, leased 4,380 square feet. Rich Thomas, senior associate with Cushman & Wakefield, represented the landlord and the tenant on both transactions.


Baltimore, MD - January 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cushman & Wakefield today announced that Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, a leading global security company, has leased a 54,626-square-foot space at Windsor Station, 2810 Lord Baltimore Dr. in Baltimore.

The Fitzgerald at UB Midtown to Become Baltimore’s Largest LEED Certified Residential Development

Mixed-Use Apartment Community Expected to Achieve LEED Certification. Greenbelt, MD - February 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bozzuto Group today announced The Fitzgerald at UB Midtown is on track to become the most sizeable LEED certified apartment community in the Baltimore area.


WASHINGTON, DC - December 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that it is immediately suspending Equitable Trust Mortgage Corporation (ETM) of Baltimore, Maryland, thereby preventing the Company from originating and underwriting new FHA-insured mortgages. FHA is imposing this action because ETM improperly overcharged 37 borrowers for broker and loan origination fees in excess of what the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development currently allows. HUD discovered that these unauthorized fees were charged to a substantially greater percentage of minority borrowers (68 percent) than non-minorities.

Enterprise Celebrates Grand Opening of Cherrydale Apartments in Baltimore

Green Renovation of 186 Affordable Apartments in Cherry Hill Neighborhood. BALTIMORE, MD - October 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Sheila Dixon, Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul Graziano and community residents joined Enterprise today to celebrate the grand reopening of Cherrydale Apartments in Baltimore. Cherrydale Apartments, which has provided affordable rental housing for low- and moderate-income families in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood for more than 40 years, was renovated to meet the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria for affordable housing.

Grand Opening of Miller’s Court, Providing Affordable Homes for Teachers, Office Space for Education...

September 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- WHO: Enterprise, SunTrust Community Capital, U.S. Bank, Howard Bank, Seawall Development Company, U.S. Department of the Treasury, state of Maryland, city of Baltimore, Hamel Builders, Marks Thomas Architects, Baltimore Development Company and Reznick Group

Consumer Protection Division Orders Garrett County Home Builder to Pay More than $177,000 in...

Division Settles with 30 Other Home Builders for Failing to Register or Disclose Required Information. BALTIMORE, MD - July 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that his Consumer Protection Division has issued a final order requiring an Oakland, Maryland builder and its principals to refund payments of $154,599 collected from consumers to construct homes in Garrett County and to pay penalties of $23,000

Attorney General Gansler Files Charges Against Altieri Homes and Associated Companies

Homebuilder Allegedly Accepted Deposits and Failed to Build Homes. BALTIMORE, MD - June 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that the Home Builder Registration Unit of the Consumer Protection Division has filed charges against Altieri Enterprises, Inc. t/a Altieri Homes, Athlone, LLC of Columbia, Altieri Homes at Castle in the Woods, LLC, R & L Livezey, LLC, and Milltown, LLC of Columbia for failing to comply with Maryland’s Home Builder Registration Act, New Home Deposits Act, Consumer Protection Act, and Custom Home Protection Act.

Attorney General Gansler Unveils Home Builder Guaranty Fund

BALTIMORE, MD - January 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that new homebuyers in Maryland now have the added protection of a Home Builder Guaranty Fund when confronted with construction defects or structural problems.

Governor O’Malley Welcomes New Residents to Preston Place in Baltimore City

State of Maryland to provide mortgages and down payment assistance to community homebuyers BALTIMORE, MD - July 28, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Governor Martin O’Malley joined...

Better Mortgage Bureau to Put ‘Consumer’ First

Organization now to be called 'Consumer Mortgage Bureau' in an effort to better align itself with company mission and core values. BALTIMORE, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/...


Baltimore, MD (December 17, 2007) - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI), announced today that they have made a $3.1 million cash investment, for...

Six Reasons Why Japanese Property Will Soar

BALTIMORE, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was written by Steve Sjuggerud, who is the Founder of, one of America's most widely...

Why the Housing Sector Collapse is Wonderful

BALTIMORE, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was written by Porter Stansberry, who is a frequent contributor to, one of America's most...


Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older


Habitat for Humanity To Celebrate Grand Opening of Worcester County’s First...

Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County will join its supporters and many eager shoppers on Thursday, August 30th to celebrate the grand opening of the first Habitat ReStore in Worcester County. The new ReStore is located at 9026 Worcester Highway in Berlin. A multi-chamber ribbon cutting ceremony will take place from 11:30 am to noon. Doors open to the public immediately following the ribbon cutting