Bozzuto takes cue from Baltimore project with Brookland Barnes & Noble

In leasing the anchor retail space at Monroe Street Market in D.C.'s Brookland Neighborhood to a Barnes & Noble college bookstore, co-developer Bozzuto Group took some inspiration from our sister city to the north. Bozzuto finalized a deal with Barnes & Noble at Catholic University to take 14,000 square feet in the mixed-use, multi-phase development. (Wash. Bus. News)

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Sept. 4 // Ad agency Carton Donofrio to close

Baltimore ad agency Carton Donofrio Partners is closing after nearly 50 years, blaming industry changes and family matters affecting the majority owner. Founded in 1964 as Richardson, Myers & Donofrio, the firm's clients over the years included a number of the region's blue-chip names, such as T. Rowe Price and the National Aquarium in Baltimore. (Balt. Sun)

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Maryland to launch ad campaign for health insurance marketplace

Marylanders, with the help of a catchy jingle and the Baltimore Ravens, will urge residents to sign up for new health insurance coverage available through federal reforms in an advertising campaign launching this month, health officials said Tuesday. (Balt. Sun)

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Ousted Superblock developer sues 

The once- and would-be developer of the Baltimore-owned Superblock property sued the city Tuesday for at least $50 million in an effort to block Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake from entertaining new bids for the project. (Daily Record)

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Clorox signs 10-year lease in Harford; 950K s.f. warehouse to be built

The Clorox Co. has signed a 10-year lease on a 945,720-square-foot, build-to-suit distribution warehouse in Aberdeen in one of the largest new construction starts in Harford County. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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The Grand Prix's impact: Well ... here's hoping

How many people attended the Grand Prix of Baltimore? For the time being, no one knows — or else, no one will talk. City tourism officials said they expected an uptick over Labor Day weekend, but official numbers aren’t in yet. Police wouldn't give the Baltimore Business Journal an official estimate, instead referring all calls to City Hall, which in turn referred all calls to race organizers. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Dairy Maid Dairy sold; 110 employees not affected

Dairy Maid Dairy, a family-owned processor of milk, juice and fruit drinks in Frederick, has been sold. Dairy Farmers of America, the nation’s largest dairy farmer-owned milk marketing cooperative, recently bought the business. The cooperative consists of more than 8,000 farm families in 48 states. (News-Post)

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Part of Garrett wind bill said to be invalid

A portion of Senate Bill 370, which deals with setback requirements for wind turbines, was deemed unconstitutional by Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler because it would have given adjacent neighbors zoning authority. (Times-News)

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