Scott Plank News
November 14, 2018
Mr. Plank, who has created his first opportunity zone fund and bought a building in Baltimore’s Hollins Market neighborhood for which he is now seeking investors, worries the program “has a risk of bringing in capital that’s not experienced in these areas and maybe is tax-motivated instead of mission-motivated,” he said.
November 2, 2018
Developer Scott Plank's War Horse Cities CDC has been in negotiation with the city for a major overhaul of the 172-year-old Hollins Market near Center/West. Plank has also purchased about 60 properties in the Poppleton neighborhood for redevelopment to attract homeownership and new businesses as well.
October 12, 2018
A gap of about $4.75 million stands between Plank's plans to redevelop the southwest Baltimore landmark and the scope and start date of the project. Plank said this week that the Baltimore Public Markets Corp. could soon take over the project and complete a scaled-back version of the renovation.
August 7, 2018
Scott Plank's War Horse Cities has been an active developer in Baltimore, and recently the University of Maryland alumnus has begun working on a new project on the College Park campus in Prince George's County.
July 19, 2018
Scott Plank's War Horse Cities is continuing its investment at the corner of Lawrence St. and E. Fort Ave, which borders Riverside and Locust Point, as it is currently renovating the former Rallo’s Restaurant at 838 E. Fort Ave. and the two adjacent rowhomes. War Horse Cities, which also co-developed Anthem House across the street, is finishing up construction on A2 by Anthem House located in Rallo’s former parking lot behind the building.
July 13, 2018
In Canton, new swim clubs have grabbed the attention of the community. Scott Plank's War Horse Cities LLC recently opened Swim Club at Lighthouse Point, touted by the company as "an urban resort" on the "glittering waterfront."
June 28, 2018
A new restaurant from Scott Plank's War Horse Cities LLC will open on the Canton waterfront next week.
Button, a neighborhood-focused bar and cafe, will take over the former Canners Row space at 2723 Lighthouse Point starting July 2. The restaurant is located adjacent to a pool that War Horse recently renovated and relaunched as Swim Club.
June 1, 2018
Walking through the gates of War Horse Cities’ (WHC) newest property, it’s easy to forget that it’s right in the middle of Baltimore City. With cabanas, pool wait staff, Ping-Pong tables, corn hole, and beach chairs lining a temperature-controlled lap pool, Swim Club Baltimore in Canton is the newest venture from Scott Plank’s development firm and aims to be the city’s next summer hot spot.
May 28, 2018
Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities plans to redevelop Hollins Market site at the center of future Sowebo festivals, giving the space a modern design with community areas for movies, concerts and a farmer’s market.
May 22, 2018
Scott Plank's War Horse Cities LLC, which acquired a swath of the nearby waterfront for more than $22.5 million, is promoting the opening of an urban resort that promises luxe private cabanas and a carefully curated menu, all against the backdrop of the glittering waterfront.
May 5, 2018
The Business Journals' Influencers: Commercial Real Estate spotlights 100 executives who are influencing real estate and development in their respective communities.
April 16, 2018
Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities is planning a three- to five-year, multi-phase housing development in Hollins Market called Hollins Square Homes. War Horse is now rolling out Phase One which will include 11 new-construction townhomes and five renovated rowhomes.
April 13, 2018
Scott Plank of Warhorse Development has bet a lot of chips on the Southwest with his agreement with Baltimore City to operate the Hollins Market for 15 years and with his investments in the surrounding area.
february 26, 2018
War Horse Cities made its way to San Francisco as an early WeWork investor helping the company launch its Tenderloin location. This evolved into us purchasing a vacant billiards building at 1028 Market that eventually transformed into The Hall – San Francisco’s first community pop-up food hall.
January 5, 2018
Developer Scott Plank’s $22.5 million acquisition of a 16-entity portfolio that includes a marina, helipad and several retail and restaurant properties in Canton in October further elevated his War Horse Cities onto the radar screen of ongoing big redevelopments in Baltimore.
October 27, 2017
Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities (WHC) has reached a deal with Baltimore Marine Centers (BMC) to acquire the BMC Inner Harbor marina; BMC Inner Harbor West marina; BMC Lighthouse Point marina; and the Clinton Street heliport and marine maintenance property.
October 25, 2017
A sprawling, active marina, helipad and several other retail and restaurant properties on Canton's waterfront were acquired last week by developer Scott Plank for more than $22.5 million. It adds to the War Horse holdings in the area that include stakes in the posh Sagamore Pendry Hotel in Fells Point and Anthem House in Locust Point, both of which opened over the past year.
September 14, 2017
July 8, 2014
The National Aquarium Announces Sustainable Seafood Program
The program's start-up funding was a gift from the Dana DiCarlo and Scott Plank Family Foundation and their urban development company, War Horse, and expands the National Aquarium's sustainable-seafood efforts.
June 30, 2014
Sharing the National Aquarium's strong commitment to conservation, War Horse CEO Scott Plank's family foundation provided critical seed funding to launch the Seafood Smart™ program.