Starbucks, Zoe’s Kitchen near opening in Timonium

Construction and build out of a new building in the Timonium Square Shopping Center complex took a little longer than anticipated, but a new Starbucks Coffee and a Mediterranean eatery are close to opening their doors.

Peruvian Chicken Restaurant To Open in Kensington

The Peruvian chicken chain Crisp & Juicy is coming to Kensington and re-entering a local market it left after a fire struck its original Wheaton location in 2013.

Done deal for merger of two supermarket giants

The Federal Trade Commission has given its blessing to a deal that creates the fourth largest supermarket company in the United States. Delhaize Group, based in Belgium, is the owner of Food Lion. Ahold, based in the Netherlands, is the parent company of Stop & Shop. The combined company, called Ahold Delhaize, will generate about… Read more »

The ‘Whole Foods Effect’ shines on

The surge in health-conscious retailers is evident wherever one shops. In the space of a few years, the likes of Lululemon, Fresh Market, and Orangetheory Fitness have proliferated in shopping centers. But Whole Foods, arguably a chief driver of the trend, has transformed its own business as well as that of centers.

Bagby Pizza Co. taps Lutherville for third location

The thin-crust, artisan Bagby Pizza Co. will open its third location in the suburban Yorkridge Shopping Center early next year. The 2,370-square-foot restaurant will open in the Lutherville center and serve its popular menu of handmade pies, artisan sandwiches and salads.

Dulles-based contractor M.C. Dean to shift headquarters to Tysons

Dulles-based electrical engineering and contracting firm M.C. Dean has reached a deal to shift its headquarters from Dulles to The Boro, a 4.2 million-square-foot mixed-use redevelopment of Science Applications International Corp.’s headquarters campus in Tysons.

Why Greater Baltimore is going through a retail revolution

The contents of the former Owings Mills Mall were recently auctioned off in spectacular, piecemeal fashion. Fitting rooms, customer service counters, water fountains, clothing racks and even sinks and flagpoles were harvested and sold online to make way for the wrecking ball and a new retail center.