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Japanese restaurant chain with West Coast roots to open in Owings Mills

A fast-casual Japanese eatery with West Coast roots is planning to open its first Maryland location early next year. Teriyaki Madness has signed a lease for 1,500 square feet at the Valley Village shopping center in Owings Mills. The restaurant, the chain’s first in the state, is expected to open in early 2016, when it… More

Metro Centre in Owings Mills is getting its first office building

Developer Howard S. Brown has started work on the first office building at Metro Centre in Owings Mills. The 200,000-square-foot, mixed-use office and retail building is scheduled to be completed by summer 2016, said Brown, chairman of David S. Brown Enterprises Ltd. The speculative project will have first-floor retail and would be an ideal space… More

Waxing Kara Announces Relocation of Honey House to Metro Centre

Specialty boutique markets artisanal and varietal honey harvested from the Eastern Shore, and bee-inspired goods including body products with honey and gifts Owings Mills, MD (May 5, 2015) – Waxing Kara has announced the relocation of its Honey House showroom and boutique to Metro Centre at Owings Mills, a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) encircling the Owings… More

Breaking Ground on new Retail Center in Ellicott City Area of Howard County

 Arcadia Square features frontage on Baltimore National Pike (MD Route 40) David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd. has initiated construction activities on Arcadia Square, a 7000 square foot retail center featuring frontage and roadside visibility from Baltimore-National Pike (US Route 40) in the Ellicott City section of Howard County, Maryland. Consisting of two separate buildings representing… More

414 Light St Project

Architecture review: Building design matters again in Baltimore

The good news is that there is plenty of construction to write about in Baltimore: Blueprints have been dusted off, cranes are up, concrete mixers out. Also good is that development is not limited to downtown, but is happening over a fairly wide swath of the city — while still leaving large disinvested parts.

The Mechanic Theatre is 80 percent demolished. Here’s what it looks like

Anyone visiting the corner of Baltimore and Charles streets recently is well acquainted with the demolition of the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre. Since fall, heavy machinery has been chipping away at the heavily fortified concrete building, once heralded as Baltimore’s monument to Brutalism architecture. The building shuttered as a performance venue and sold 10 years… More

Pie Five Pizza Co. Signs Two Leases With David S. Brown Enterprises

Franchise owner Jeff Mengel intends to open twelve restaurants in Maryland market Owings Mills, MD (November 5, 2014) – Pie Five Pizza Co., a national franchise chain of fast-casual restaurants, has signed leases with David S. Brown Enterprises for two new locations in the central Maryland region, including a recently-opened site at Boulevard College Center… More

Metro Centre in Owings Mills signs its first full-service restaurant tenant

Eggspectation has signed a 5,600-square-foot lease at David S. Brown Enterprises Ltd.’s Metro Centre development in Owings Mills. It is the first major retail signing for what’s being envisioned as a sprawling mixed-use development that eventually will include 1.2 million square feet of office space and 200,000 square feet of retail. David S. Brown Chairman… More

After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and commuter station in Savage, the first part of an 18.5-acre development anchored by a… More