Taylor Northeast expands with Middle River warehouse purchase

BALTIMORE, MD—Industrial equipment and machinery dealer Taylor Northeast has acquired a $3.95 million warehouse property in Middle River. The company said it intends to use the 21,000-square-foot building located at 9214 Pulaski Highway as a base for expansion. The property features a warehouse, showroom, and offices. It also has an outdoor storage component. Taylor Northeast is headquartered in Pennsylvania, with […]

New housing laws in Maryland aim to boost construction, tackle affordability

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week signed legislation aimed at expanding housing construction, which is expected to help reduce instability in the state’s housing market and make it more affordable. “We made the choice to put housing front-and-center this year because we know this issue can’t wait. Building a stronger housing market can’t wait. Tackling a housing shortage of 96,000 […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Annapolis’ efforts to make housing in Maryland unaffordable

The following is a legislative update from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. For the last five years or more, many bills have been passed in Annapolis regarding rental properties and landlord and tenant issues. Many small mom-and-pop landlords have sold their properties because lawmakers have made it difficult to own rental properties. Of course, no one supports or wants […]

Maryland ranks 1st among states where mortgage debt is increasing the most, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—Americans owe more than $12 trillion on their mortgages, and the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its report on the States Adding the Most Mortgage Debt to show where homeowners are struggling the most. WalletHub compared the 50 states based on its proprietary data on mortgage debt from Q3 2023 to Q4 2023. Maryland topped the list, with […]

Baltimore County Council cuts future homes allowed at Greenleigh by 60 percent

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The number of future homes that will be allowed at a popular Middle River development has been greatly reduced. At its most recent meeting, the Baltimore County Council passed legislation proposed by Councilman David Marks that cuts potential number of future homes at Greenleigh at Crossroads area by over 60 percent. Councilman Marks says the new cap will […]

County Executive Olszewski, Council Chairman Patoka announce agreement for new mixed-use development legislation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Council Chairman Izzy Patoka on Tuesday jointly announced an agreement to support new legislation that will increase opportunities for mixed-use developments in aging communities and support collaborative community engagement on potential projects in collaboration with councilmembers. “Baltimore County needs to act now and with urgency to revitalize aging communities, support housing […]

NOW YOU KNOW: The Governor’s Dangerous Housing Agenda

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Did you know that Governor Wes Moore has announced that one of his legislative priorities this year is to expand low-income housing across Maryland? Moore has said that he wants to create 96,000 low-income housing units. One of his bills, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act (SB484/HB538), […]

Councilman Marks: Oppose Moore’s plan for dense development

The following is an editorial piece from Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. Throughout the Fifth District, one of the most recurring messages I hear from constituents is about overdevelopment. That’s why I’ve moved quickly in the new Fifth District to preserve open space, protect neighborhoods, and make sure growth is compatible with or communities. Last year, we blocked the Lafarge […]