Owings Mills Real Estate Information

Owings Mills is found in the state of Maryland and is an unincorporated community of Baltimore County. This town lies right outside of the city of Baltimore and is considered to be one of its suburbs. Owings Mills is the headquarters for the Baltimore Raven’s main facilities and was once rated number 49 in CNNMoney.com’s list of the ‘100 Best Places to Live and Launch.’ According to the 2000 census, the community’s population was just over 20,000 residents. Owings Mills is composed of five different communities: Garrison, Owings Mills New Town, Tollgate, Gwynnbrook, and Velvet Valley.

Since Owings Mills lies just outside the busy city of Baltimore, many of its residents drive into the city for work every day. Some routes commonly used to get into the city are the Northwest Expressway, I-795, and the Baltimore Beltway, I-695. Many residents also make use of the efficient Baltimore Metro Subway, which has a station found in the center of Owings Mills town. Buses also run to and from the city of Baltimore by the Maryland Transit Administration.

In Owings Mills itself, many restaurants and other commercial properties can be found off of Red Run Boulevard. This main road runs mostly parallel to the Northwest Expressway through Owings Mills town center. Red Run Boulevard features many shops and corporations, including the Owings Mills post office and Town Center Mall. Another important road in Owings Mills is the Lakeside Boulevard. This four-lane road is the major route in and out of Owings Mills New Town. Many shopping complexes and apartment buildings can be found off of this boulevard, as well as the New Town High School and Elementary School.

In total, Owings Mills features about twelve shopping centers and many more office buildings as well. Owings Mills Town Center lies in the middle of the entire community. This enclosed shopping mall opened in 1986 and contains nearly 200 different stores, including a Macy’s and J.C. Penney. The mall is located less than a mile away from the Owings Mills Baltimore Metro Subway station. In between these two landmarks can now be found a garage for the subway station, recently completed in 2008.

Owings Mills also plays home to well known organizations such as Black and Decker, Lion Brothers, Baltimore Life Companies, and the Baltimore Raven’s team facilities. In fact, many Baltimore Raven players own real property in Owings Mills and call it home. The town is also home to the Maryland Public Television studios. This media-broadcasting network is known for its production of the TV program, Wall Street Week. Additionally, Owings Mills is the hometown of the nationwide catalog, MotorWeek.