Downtown Baltimore building to be redeveloped by Cordish Cos. – Baltimore Sun

The Cordish Cos. will redevelop Baltimore Metropolis Neighborhood Faculty’s downtown Bard Building into fashionable services for the varsity, plus residential items and retail.

The combined-use growth will be positioned at 600 E. Lombard St., a . acre web site close to Cordish’s Energy Plant Dwell.

“The Bard Building web site is the linchpin of a renaissance — each for the faculty and the Baltimore downtown space,” mentioned Gordon F. Might, the faculty’s president and CEO, in an announcement. “We hope this underscores BCCC's willpower to recapture our place as an engine of the town's financial progress, creating college students into future leaders and workers."

Cordish couldn't instantly be reached for remark.

The 5-story building dates to 1976. It presently homes a library, lecture rooms, scholar lounge, design studio and employees workplaces.

The state has mandated that the location be redeveloped and Cordish was chosen for the job following a six-month request for proposals course of by the varsity.

The undertaking will add to the Baltimore developer’s downtown portfolio, which incorporates Pier IV and the Energy Plant building, as well as to the 550,00zero-sq.-foot leisure district Energy Plant Dwell.

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Downtown Baltimore building to be redeveloped by Cordish Cos. - Baltimore Sun