For nearly two hours Thursday night, Baltimore County and developer Caves Valley Partners representatives listened to community concerns and answered questions about parking, pedestrian access and the design of a proposed development at York Road and Bosley Avenue in Towson.
Caves Valley lawyer David Karceski, of Venable LLC, announced that the land, previously owned by the county, transferred to Caves Valley Thursday.
The developer presented two plans for Towson Station: One for a fast-food restaurant with a drive-thru and one for a drive-in bank.
A concept plan for the fast-food proposal for the Towson Station development that Caves Valley Partners presented to the public at an input meeting on June 28. (Libby Solomon/Towson Times)
Each plan also includes space for retailers, some already set to move in, according to a pamphlet by retail brokerage firm H&R Retail. The development, if approved, would include a Mission BBQ restaurant and a Men’s Wearhouse retail clothier.
The meeting, at the Sheppard Pratt Conference Center in Towson, was the next step in the development process for the project, originally proposed as Towson Gateway.
According to the Towson Flyer, Mission BBQ and MOD Pizza are coming to Towson Station, the new development planned at York Road and Bosley Avenue, according to a leasing brochure from H&R Retail. The site is also slated to be home to a fast-food drive-through restaurant, which is likely to be Chick-fil-A. [Update: A representative for the developer now says the northeast corner might house a bank instead of a fast-food restaurant but nothing has been finalized yet.]
The developer of the site, Caves Valley Partners, is hosting a community-input meeting on Thursday, June 28, at 7PM for the project, formerly home to the Towson fire station.
We secured a permit to start construction on the old Towson Police Station. Phase one of the project is to remove most of the interior. Following the demolition of the old interior, phase two will be the construction of the units. Stay tuned for more updates on this unique residential rental opportunity.
It’s been a vacant lot on a prominent corner for about two years, but it looks like things are finally starting to move with Towson Row. Greenberg Gibbons, the developer who took over the project one year ago, is holding a kickoff celebration on Thursday.
The project had stalled under developer Caves Valley Partners, who said they found rock under the ground on the site that complicated their plans. Greenberg Gibbons in December got approval for more than $40 million in public money for the project: Greenberg Gibbons will forego the Commercial Revitalization tax credits it’s entitled to and will instead get a $26.5 million advance from the county. Additionally, the county will give them a $16.4 million grant that will be paid back through the hotel occupancy tax.
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