Locally Developed

Spotlight: SGS Law

Smith, Gildea & Schmidt (SGS Law) is a regional law firm with a team of lawyers whose practice areas include complex civil litigation, land use, estates and trusts, business law, governmental affairs and domestic relations. The firm works with a variety of clients including multinational corporations and individuals with particular legal needs. SGS Law’s role…

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Spotlight: Bozzuto

Bozzuto is a generationally-owned, independently-operated family real estate company known for their ability to work with communities and partners to develop, build and manage exceptional homes, apartments communities and retail experiences across the U.S. With their headquarters located in Greenbelt, Maryland, Bozzuto understands the local real estate landscape and, as a result, has successfully launched…

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Land Development and Good Stewardship

How Should Stewardship Apply to Land Development? To be a good steward is to be a careful and responsible manager of something within your care. When land is purchased for the purpose of development, the purchaser becomes the steward of the land, and becomes legally obligated to develop the land in a way that meets…

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Spotlight: Plusen Landscape Architects

Plusen Landscape Architects is a landscape architecture firm based in Catonsville, Maryland. Known for elegant and timeless designs, the firm works on projects that range from commercial and institutional to high-end residential design. Plusen focuses on creating holistic designs with carefully chosen materials and construction techniques while also creating beautiful spaces. The firm’s design process…

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The “Looming Tower” in Lake Roland

While concerns have been raised that the Bluestem development will consist of a large block tower looming over Lake Roland Park, the Bluestem development team have gone to great lengths to ensure that the final construction will be nothing of the sort. The Bluestem plan has, with the help of community stakeholders, evolved into a…

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Locally Developed

The developers of the Bluestem project in the Bare Hills community seek to improve the usability and functionality of Lake Roland by maintaining open communication with community stakeholders and professionals to determine how to best meet the needs of the local community. After a careful consideration of current infrastructure and community concerns, the developers have…

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