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October 15, 1995
Francis L. Smith, 79, the diocesan bishop of Ohio for the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, died of a heart attack in Akron, Ohio, on Tuesday. He was pastor of the First Apostolic Faith Church in Akron from 1951 to 1992, when he retired with the title pastor emeritus. He was chairman of the Ohio District Council before being elevated to bishop in 1972.Genora Johnson Dollinger, 82, who rallied support for the hard-fought strike that launched the United Auto Workers union at General Motors Corp.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2014
Michael H. Weinman, a retired real estate developer who was a co-manager of the family-owned Morris Weinman Co., died Sunday of heart failure at his Worthington Valley home. He was 78. Michael Henry Weinman was born and raised in Baltimore and was a 1953 graduate of St. Paul's School. In 1957, he earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served in the Army for a year at Fort Knox, Ky., before going to work in 1958 for Sunny's Surplus, which was a family-owned retail business.
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By Edward Gunts | September 12, 1990
Edward H. Dickinson and Samuel F. Heffner Jr. recently formed the Airport Square Cos., a real estate development business that now controls all of the properties previously handled through Dickinson-Heffner Inc.Mr. Dickinson and Mr. Heffner have built more than 5 million square feet of commercial and industrial space in the past 25 years. Airport Square will control 3 million square feet, making it one of the largest real estate development and management companies in the state.Mr. Dickinson was involved in the initial assembling and development of the Hunt Valley Business Center.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2013
Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lombardy Place, he attended Roland Park Elementary School and spent his summers at Ocean City 's Plimhimmon Hotel, the 1894 frame hostelry on Second Street at the boardwalk. It had been founded by his great-grandmother, Rosalie Tilghman Shreve.
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By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | December 24, 1997
Riparius Development Corp. said yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to sell the company and its real estate holdings to a North Carolina real estate investment trust for $93.7 million in cash and stock.The deal between Riparius and Raleigh-based Highwoods Properties Inc. is expected to close in the next several days, the companies said.Mike McCarthy, chairman of Riparius, a Timonium-based real estate development company, said the merger gives it more financial muscle to grow "significantly."
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,Evening Sun Staff | December 17, 1990
BTR Realty Inc., the Linthicum-based developer, has changed its senior management to better react to the downturn in the commercial real estate market.In the reorganization, President and Chief Operating Officer Vernon D. Kalkman has been replaced by F. Patrick Hughes, former senior vice president and chief financial officer. Kalkman now heads the company's real estate development division.The changes occurred in late November."Mr. Kalkman has provided BTR with professional leadership for many years," said Chairman Archibald E. MacKay, referring to Kalkman's 12 years as president.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 5, 2008
Rose E. Willemain, a former partner and vice president of a Baltimore County real estate development firm, died Nov. 26 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from a heart attack. The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident was 84. Rose Elizabeth Grant was born and raised in Greenfield, Mass. After graduating from Greenfield High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology in 1945 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In 1945, she married her college sweetheart, Bernard Willemain, and in 1948 the couple moved to Towson when he took a job as deputy director of planning for Baltimore County.
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By Maria Mallory | November 26, 1990
Bettyjean Murphy goes to work every day with one mission in mind: to turn old things new.As president of the Carter Development Corp., Ms. Murphy'slatest transformation project is the old Louisa May Alcott School on Keyworth Avenue in Lower Park Heights. Come mid-December, the 80-year-old building will be the new home of senior citizens and disabled residents, who will pay about $100 a month to live there.The $4 million renovation project was born three years ago when the city put the property up for development.
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By SLOANE BROWN | January 1, 2006
After playing professional football for 10 years - six for the Baltimore Ravens - Michael McCrary retired in 2003. He, wife Mary and 2-year-old daughter Kohanna ("it means `little flower' in Japanese," he notes with pride) recently moved back to the area, buying a home in Baltimore County. Now getting into real estate development, McCrary, 35, starts each morning with a caramel latte at the Barista Espresso Cafe at Harborview. 2003 to 2005 ... not much of a "retirement"... Yeah. We lived in Scottsdale [Arizona]
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October 9, 2005
Marjorie Rodgers, 36, is executive vice president of A&R Companies, a real estate development company. She also has worked in marketing for ABC, ESPN and the NFL. After spending most of the last 15 years living and working in New York City, you came home to Baltimore 14 months ago. Why? I really wanted to be part of running a company. My family has a 28-year-old real estate development company and I was anxious to come and be part of the business. I was fatigued by the craziness of the entertainment industry.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2013
Sidney Silber, a retired real estate developer, philanthropist and accomplished gardener who once ran his family's bakery, died of cancer Tuesday at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Isaac and Dora Rodbell Silber. His father had been trained in his native Austria as a baker. The family lived above their bakery at Monroe Street and Westwood Avenue. "Like many of his siblings, my father worked in the store, handled deliveries and ran errands, all as dictated by his father," said his son, Douglas Silber.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2013
The Cordish Cos., the Baltimore-based real estate developer that owns and operates Maryland Live Casino, announced Thursday that it has been selected to develop portions of an airport-industrial complex in Alabama. Cordish and its partner JMG Realty, of Mobile, Ala., were chosen by the Mobile Airport Authority to take control of about 215 acres of the Brookley Aeroplex, a 1,700-acre industrial site and home to the Mobile Downtown Airport, Cordish said in a statement. The companies are hammering out an exclusive negotiating agreement with the airport authority, the statement said.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | June 1, 2013
Toby Bozzuto seemed headed for a career in the music industry. The son of Thomas S. Bozzuto, a founding partner of developer The Bozzuto Group, Toby Bozzuto interned for Blues Traveler in college, working in the band's management office in Carnegie Hall. Then for two summers he worked for Sony Music Entertainment's college music division, handling grass-roots marketing in upstate New York from his dorm room. "My fraternity brothers loved the boxes and boxes of CDs I got every day," Bozzuto said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2012
Stanley I. Panitz, a former real estate developer whose Bolton Square town house community earned him national recognition, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. The Roland Park resident was 88. "Stan was a lovely, dear man who did so much for Baltimore and the Baltimore metro area. He loved both his family and his community," said Shale D. Stiller, a longtime friend who is a partner at DLA Piper and former president and trustee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.
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By Hanah Cho, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2011
Selling a ski resort near Deep Creek Lake is one of several options that its owners are considering to resolve financial difficulties related to another business. Karen Myers, one of the three partners of Wisp Resort in Garrett County, said in a brief interview Thursday that the partners were having trouble negotiating the repayment of a $28.5 million loan with BB&T Corp. The loan was tied to the construction of an 18-hole golf course and a community near Deep Creek Lake, which is experiencing lackluster sales of home sites, Myers said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 28, 2011
William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city's first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Parks Sausage and Super Pride supermarkets, died Monday from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 97 and had been in declining health in recent years. "Little Willie was an institution in Baltimore. And as far as the black community was concerned, he brought black entrepreneurs into the formerly all-white business community," former Mayor Thomas J. D'Alesandro III said Tuesday.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN REPORTER | July 25, 2006
David Guthrie Phillips, a founder of a real estate development business who had been a leader in brand-name outlet retailing, died July 18. The Owings Mills resident was 44. The state medical examiner's office said yesterday that Mr. Phillips had ended his life. His body was recovered in the Chesapeake Bay Thursday, two days after his automobile had been found abandoned on the Bay Bridge. Born in Norwich, Conn., and raised in Mystic, Conn., he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Vermont and had a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University.
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By Jill Rosen | April 10, 2005
BettyJean Murphy Occupation: Principal, Savannah Development Corp., an 18-year-old Baltimore real estate development firm specializing in converting buildings into affordable housing and senior centers. In the news: Savannah has proposed a building with 74 condominiums on 2.5 acres of the city-owned Canton Waterfront Park. Although Murphy is proposing to build on a portion of the property that is used as a parking lot, city and community leaders are reluctant to see the public waterfront land go to public use, particularly land that is so close to the state's Korean War Memorial.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 25, 2010
Robert E. DeWald, a retired real estate developer and a horseman, died March 16 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The former Lakeside resident was 68. Robert Eugene DeWald, the son of a real estate developer and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown and later on Chesterfield Avenue in Mayfield. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1959, where he lettered in three varsity sports - football, wrestling and baseball - he began his college studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
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