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NEWS
May 25, 1993
Company gets OK to build McDonald's in industrial parkA county zoning official has cleared the way for a new McDonald's on the site of an old automobile rental, storage and maintenance business in a Linthicum industrial park.An administrative hearing officer approved American Touresort Inc.'s plan to tear down a building on the south side of Elkridge Landing Road, south of West Nursery Road, and build a fast-food restaurant.Robert C. Wilcox approved a special zoning exception, noting that Airport Square Industrial Park would offer a built-in market.
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NEWS
July 25, 1996
County police investigating a complaint of an armed man in a Severn neighborhood Monday arrested two west county men and a youth on drug and weapons charges.Toby Lee Hunt, 18, of the 600 block of Cadbury Drive in Odenton, Cecil Bellsa King, 18, of the 8300 block of Flintlock Court in Severn and the youth, 16, were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a concealed deadly weapon. The youth also was charged with possession of illegal fireworks.Three Severn residents were sitting outside a house in the 1800 TC block of Hawk Court shortly after 3 a.m. when a gray car pulled up, police said.
BUSINESS
By Kevin L. McQuaid and Kevin L. McQuaid,SUN STAFF | November 19, 1998
A local commercial real estate group named the 30-story Alex. Brown Building as the top downtown office building during an awards ceremony last night.The Building Owners and Managers Association based the award on the 475,000-square-foot building's management and operation. The 1 South St. building, managed by Cushman & Wakefield Inc. and completed in 1992, was purchased last month by a Philadelphia company for roughly $85 million.BOMA also presented Building of the Year awards to 11 other commercial properties.
BUSINESS
By Ted Shelsby | March 15, 1991
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has broken ground for two office buildings in northern Anne Arundel County, one of which is serve as the new corporate headquarters of its Electronic Systems Group.The Pittsburgh-based conglomerate announced plans last spring for the development of a 30-acre tract near Nursery and Winterson roads, adjacent to its Advanced Technologies Laboratories in Linthicum, but decided recently to shift the headquarters of its Electronic Systems Group (ESG) into the facilities, a Westinghouse spokesman, Jack Martin, said yesterday.
NEWS
By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Del Quentin Wilber contributed to this article | November 9, 1997
A wounded man suspected of firing shots at an Anne Arundel County police officer, then abandoning a van after it hit a utility pole as he fled, was arrested last night at his Baltimore County home.Police said they were investigating whether there was a connection between the suspect in gunfire Friday night at a business park near Baltimore-Washington International Airport and the shooting of a woman abducted the previous night as she left work in the area.Norman Lindsey Mayes, 20, of the 2700 block of Yarnall Road in Halethorpe was charged with assault with intent to murder in the shooting Friday night, said Sgt. William Krampf, a spokesman for Anne Arundel County police.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | December 17, 1990
Office vacancies, which have jumped in the county because of the mid- to late-1980s building boom coupled with this year's recession, won't fill up any time soon and might even increase by year's end, commercial real estate agents predict.Agents and developers expect the county's commercial building slowdown to continue for at least a year, especially in new, speculative office buildings, while the market absorbs available space.Some builders have continued developing office parks at scattered sites, while others plan to start filling a growing need for warehouses.
NEWS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,Staff Writer | July 16, 1992
Commercial leasing near Baltimore-Washington International Airport should start to pick up after hitting an all-time low, a commercial real estate firm reports.In a survey of the Baltimore area, CB Commercial Real Estate Group Inc. found that vacancies near BWI rose from 20.2 percent to 25.3 percent during the first half of the year.The high vacancy rate can be attributed, for the most part, to just one tenant, said Gary G. Dewey, senior vice president of the leasing and management company.
NEWS
July 23, 1991
The Anne Arundel Trade Council has announced support for the construction of light rail to the Baltimore-Washington International Airportarea.The trade council, after reviewing the choices for the spurto the airport area, supports the "Y" or "T" alternative, a combination of alternatives 3, 4 and 5 that would follow the direct connection north or south alignment to the intersection of Elm Road and Route 170 and then split north to a terminus at International Drive...
NEWS
July 31, 2000
Defibrillators being installed at main terminal In an effort to provide life-saving treatment to people in cardiac arrest, 30 automated defibrillators (ADE) are being installed by tomorrow in the Baltimore-Washington International Airport terminal. Three others will be in the general aviation facility and two more in the Maryland Aviation Administration offices, 901 Airport Square on Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum. The defibrillators are laptop-sized devices, used to shock the heart back into its normal rhythm.
NEWS
June 8, 1998
YWCA dinner to honor women's achievementsThe YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County will hold the annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) dinner Thursday to honor county women for achievements in business.This year's TWIN program is sponsored by Merck & Co.Anne Arundel County businesses may submit the names of female employees in management or executive positions who have made significant contributions to their companies to the YWCA, 1517 Ritchie Highway, Arnold 21012.Information: 410-626-7800.
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