Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Community College of Baltimore County may move into its new Owings Mills facility in time for its second summer session.
The Metro Centre at Owings Mills saw its first tenant, the Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, open its doors Thursday morning. The Community College of Baltimore County hopes to follow soon. “We are hoping to be here for our second summer session, which starts in July,” said Marc Ershler, interim director of CCBC Owings Mills. The 27 classrooms will offer students the opportunity to earn a complete degree at the Owings Mills extension center, something the current facility on Painters Mill Road doesn’t offer. The extension center, which will be housed in the County Campus building with the new library, will have 12 computer labs and a science lab. The current location has four computer labs and no science lab. The …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Baltimore County Executive said the Metro Centre at Owings Mills will be the new center of community life in town.
When the first building in the Metro Centre at Owings Mills opens, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will be there to celebrate the milestone. On Thursday, March 28, Kamenetz will lead the opening celebration for the largest branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, which is opening in the $30 million County Campus building at the Metro Centre, according to a press release. The 54,333-square foot branch will have a collection of 120,000 items and 70 computers for public use—58 for adults and 12 for teens and children—according to a press release. It will be Baltimore County’s 19th branch, and opens to the public on March 21. "This will be the first of many celebrations for this new center of community life in Owings Mills. …
Monday, March 11, 2013
It will be the Baltimore County Public Library’s 19th and largest branch.
The Owings Mills Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library will open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 21. The 54,333-square-foot branch will have a collection of 120,000 items and 70 computers for public use – 58 for adults and 12 for teens and children – according to a press release. It will be Baltimore County’s 19th and largest library branch. The library is part of transit-oriented development The Metro Centre at Owings Mills, a project that will boast 1.2 million square feet of office space, 300,000 square feet of retail space, 1,700 apartments, and hotels with up to 250 rooms upon its completion. The 120,000-square-foot building housing the library will also be home to 27 classrooms for the Community College of …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The college was one of four businesses in the Baltimore area selected, in a list that came out today.
CCBC was one of four area employers picked as the country's best places to work, according to a Baltimore Sun report. Edward Jones, FutureCare and Northwestern Mutual were among the other companies picked for the National Top Workplaces for 2012, a list of the top 150 employers in a list from WorkplaceDynamics. The Sun reported the company asked more than one million workers from 872 companies for their thoughts to create the list.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A luxury apartment building with bottom floor retail is expected to open in the spring along with a building housing the Baltimore County Public Library’s largest branch and the Community College of Baltimore County.
The Metro Centre at Owings Mills is nearing the spring opening of three buildings that will include apartments, retail, a library and community college branch. The first of two luxury apartment buildings with ground floor retail space has been ‘topped off’ and a second building will follow in a couple of weeks, according to a press release. The two five-story buildings together feature 56,000 square feet of ground level retail space and 232 apartment homes. The buildings sit along the Metro Centre’s main street, Grand Central Avenue. Both buildings are expected to be completed by March 2013, as is the adjacent 120,000 square foot, six-story building that will house the Baltimore County Public Library’s largest branch and a branch of the …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Owings Mills will be home to the Baltimore County Public Library’s largest branch come spring.
As construction continues on the Metro Centre at Owings Mills, the town is getting closer to having the county’s largest public library. The Owings Mills Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, expected to open in spring 2013, will boast a 142,000-item collection, 58 public access computers and many more amenities. “We’re really excited about it,” said Barbara Salit-Mischel, the branch’s manager. Salit-Mischel, who was most recently the manager of the Randallstown branch and was the manager of the Reisterstown branch before that, presented a brief overview of the library at Monday night’s Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Coordinating Council meeting. The library’s 25 full-time employees have almost all been hired, and Salit-Mischel…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The transit-oriented development site is graded, and construction of a building that will house a library and community college branch is on schedule.
“Malls are dead and strip centers are dying.” Those strong words from Howard Brown, chairman of David S. Brown Enterprises, inform the vision for his Metro Centre project. The Owings Mills project will be a high-density office, retail and residential project, known as transit-oriented development. The 45-acre site will hold 1.2 million square feet of office space, 300,000 square feet of retail space, 1,700 apartments, a 120,000-square foot community college and library building, and hotels with up to 250 rooms. “Our intention is to create a town center for Owings Mills, which I would envision as being a very different type of development,” Brown said. Phase one of construction will consist of up to 300,000 square feet of office space, 100,…