Category Archives: Development

Baltimoresun.com: Concert Expressed About Traffic, Building Height in Columbia’s Crescent

Downtown Columbia developer Howard Hughes Corp.’s plans to build a true downtown on 66 acres of woodlands on the crescent property were generally well received by members of the public Monday, although there were concerns. The plan, which was revealed to the public last month in the Columbia Flier, calls for 2,100 residential units, a…

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Baltimoresun.com: Columbia Bike, Pedestrian Path on Target for Next Spring

Construction on the final phases of a $5 million multi-use bike and pedestrian pathway connecting east and west Columbia could begin as early as this summer and be completed by spring 2015. The timeline for the pathway project, which will connect Blandair Park and Howard County General Hospital, was revealed at a Thursday pre-submission community…

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Baltimoresun.com: Urban Streetscape Planned for Downtown Columbia’s Crescent

Howard Hughes Corp.’s plan also incudes library and state-of-the-art swim center   Howard Hughes Corp.’s latest plan for the idle, undeveloped crescent property in Columbia is to create an urban downtown with a Bethesda Row-esque streetscape that will house retail, restaurants, residential and civic space. The plan calls for 2,100 residential units, a 250-key hotel,…

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baltimoresun.com: CA Offers Window into Columbia Wellness Retreat

When the Columbia Association announced last year the $2.7 million wellness facility planned for the downtown lakefront would be a mind and body retreat, it was clear the 27,000-square-foot space would be a departure from CA’s existing programming.   On Saturday, March 1, those interested in the project will get an opportunity to learn just…

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baltimoresun.com: Ulman Pressures Developer on Merriweather Renovations

In an effort to jump-start Howard Hughes Corp.’s anticipated makeover of Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has levied a call to action to the developer, which he said has shown a “lack of urgency” toward its promise for the downtown concert venue.   “I fought to prevent Merriweather from being…

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Baltimoresun.com: Nine-story Building Approved for Downtown Columbia

The Howard County Planning Board approved plans Thursday night to build a nine-story development containing office space, retail and 160 condominium units near the downtown Columbia lakefront.   The development, to be known as Little Patuxent Square, is located off of Little Patuxent Parkway on Wincopin Circle and will be built by Costello Construction.  …

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Baltimoresun.com: Hotel, Residential Planned for Columbia’s Crescent Property

Preliminary plans to build a hotel, 400 residential units, retail and office space on approximately 23 acres of land on downtown Columbia’s crescent property will be revealed at a pre-submission community meeting.   The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, at Howard Community College. The meeting, which is open to the…

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Baltimoresun.com: $125M Mixed-use Development Planned Near Columbia Mall

Plans for a $125 million, two-structure apartment complex in Columbia’s Warfield neighborhood were revealed this week, making it the third housing development announced in the redevelopment of downtown Columbia.   The five-acre parcel, which is owned by Howard Hughes Corp., will be a mixed-use development with 30,000 square feet of retail and 437 apartments.  …

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Baltimoresun.com: New Development Plans Revealed for Prime Columbia Site

New development plans revealed for prime Columbia site   After years of litigation, Costello Construction plans to begin building nine-story structure in the next few months.   Costello Construction wants to begin work on a nine-story structure on the corner of Little Patuxent Parkway and Wincopin Circle in Columbia. (Courtesy of David Mogensen, Baltimore Sun…

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