Articles Categorized: In The News

14 Jun 2022

Largest Health Plan in Mid-Atlantic is coming to Downtown Columbia

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest not-for-profit health plan in the Mid-Atlantic has selected 6100 Merriweather in Merriweather District for their new office space. “The demand for office space... Read more
07 Jun 2022

E-Scooters have arrived in Downtown Columbia

Downtown Columbia is part of a pilot program bringing 200 e-scooters and parking corrals to the area. Read more HERE. Read more
13 May 2022

Carl Bernstein to headline the Sixth Annual Books in Bloom Festival

The sixth annual Books in Bloom festival, the largest, most progressive in the region, will be May 15th at Color Burst Park in Merriweather District. This year features several authors, including Carl Bernstein.... Read more
07 Mar 2022

Columbia is named the second happiest city in the U.S. by Wallet Hub

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball weighed in on Columbia’s ranking in a statement Wednesday. “This recognition speaks to our concerted efforts to improve the quality of life for all our residents here in Howard... Read more
04 Mar 2022

Howard Hughes announces Nikole Hannah-Jones scholarship for college bound seniors in Howard County Schools

Howard Hughes Corporation, the developer of Downtown Columbia®, has established a scholarship in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619 Project” for The New York... Read more
23 Feb 2022

The third city between Baltimore and D.C. comes to life

Downtown Columbia is becoming the Garden City that Jim Rouse envisioned, adding “urban-style density without losing it’s suburban soul.” Read more HERE. Read more
10 Feb 2022

Columbia redevelopment moves to Lakefront District

The aggressive redevelopment of downtown Columbia, Maryland’s Merriweather District is expanding to the Lakefront District, surrounding Columbia’s Lake Kittamaqundi. Developer Howard Hughes Corp. has released... Read more
06 Feb 2022

Downtown Columbia changing from suburb to city

With continued development of the Downtown Columbia Plan, Jim Rouse’s vision of Downtown Columbia is becoming a reality. Greg Fitchitt, President of Howard Hughes in Columbia stated, “I think Jim Rouse would... Read more
28 Jan 2022

Evergreen Advisors, LLC signs 10 year lease in Downtown Columbia

Evergreen Advisors, LLC is coming to Downtown Columbia after signing a 10-year lease in Corporate Row. Read more HERE. Read more
11 Nov 2021

Peter Chang to Open New Restaurant in Merriweather District

Renowned chef, Peter Chang, is set to open his new restaurant in the Merriweather District. Read more HERE. Read more