Daily market intelligence on mortgages, equity raising, investment sales, and CMBS.

Thursday, 23 May 2002

Mid-Atlantic Regional Digest (5/24/02): Baltimore Developer Pursues 'Lively' Vision for Charles Vill

Written by 
Rate this item
(0 votes)
May 24, 2002

Struever pursues 'lively' vision for Charles Village
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE – Saying the Johns Hopkins University neighborhood needs more "zap and zing," one of Baltimore's most prominent developers is buying up properties in a block of Charles Village that he hopes to transform into a shopping and residential hub near the campus. The plan by Struever Bros., Eccles & Rouse to buy most if not all of the 3200 block of St. Paul St. goes hand in hand with a development project by Hopkins leaders to reshape the streetscape of Charles Village, which seems destined for a face lift that planners hope will make it a more attractive place to live and work. C. William Struever, head of Struever Bros., said the goal of his project – which has bought five of 16 residential properties in the 3200 block – is to infuse more college personality into the area.

Demand is key to success of west-side biotech park
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE – The success of a proposed business park for biotechnology companies on the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus will depend almost solely on the answer to an obvious question: What's the demand? It is a question made all the more urgent as the city moves ahead with a proposal for an east-side biotech park adjacent to the Johns Hopkins University's medical complex – one that could contain up to 2 million square feet.

Owings Mills project stalled
The Baltimore Sun

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Negotiations over Baltimore County's planned $220 million Owings Mills town center, a centerpiece of revitalization efforts, have stalled because of disagreements over the kinds of buildings to be constructed. The county and developer LCOR Inc. have missed four deadlines for signing a development contract, which puts them a year behind schedule. The most recent deadline was April 30; the county has granted another extension until June 30. County officials say they are not worried about the contract delays. But others wonder if the delays reflect deeper problems.

Construction begins on UMB dental school
The Baltimore Business Journal

BALTIMORE – University of Maryland, Baltimore, leaders along with state and city officials gathered Thursday morning for the ceremonial ground-breaking of the university's $124 million dental school. The 360,000-sf facility on the downtown campus is scheduled to be completed by July 2005 and is expected to contribute to the resurgence of Baltimore's west side.


“The Weekly”

“The Weekly” is Commercial Real Estate Direct’s PDF newsletter, sent to subscribers every Friday morning. With over 100 news stories published on Commercial Real Estate Direct each week, “The Weekly” features the top stories in commercial real estate that industry participants need to know first. “The Weekly” also contains:

  • Breaking mortgage, CMBS, and REIT news

  • Quarterly league tables with rankings of B-piece buyers, book runners, and lenders

  • Industry moves and changes in “The Insider“

Additional Info

  • Syndicate to Realpoint: No
  • Subject: Mid-Atlantic Regional Digest (MADIG)
Read 495 times

Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




cppichart FP



CMBS 2.0 Spreads


Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41





  • Challenging Retail Environment Weights on REITs
    Mixed economic news is weighing on retail markets, pushing REIT performance down in 2015. This week, the National Retail Federation announced that back-to-school spending is expected to be down 9.3% in 2015. This news came on the heels of a report from the Commerce Department stating that retail sales declined 0.3%...
  • US REITs Feeling Effects from Turmoil in Greece and China
    International economic forces have taken center stage this week, affecting both US stock markets and REITs. The crash in the Chinese stock market and ongoing concerns about the future of Greece in the eurozone drove markets down during the first half of the week. REITs fared better than the overall market...

  • What Does Increased Construction Mean for Apartment REITs?
    REITs so far this year have raised $17.1 billion of capital through the sale of unsecured notes, bringing the total raised over the past two and a half years to just more than $75 billion. That’s more than they raised during the previous five years. The massive volume shouldn’t be a surprise as it comes while the yield from 10-year Treasury bonds, the benchmark...
shouldn’t be a surprise as it comes while the yield from 10-year Treasury bonds, the benchmark against which most REIT’s price their bonds