County Executive Kevin Kamenetz’s administration is asking the County Council to lease a desirable piece of downtown Towson real estate to a high-profile developer without a bid process, drawing questions from some council members and from a businessman who has sought to buy the property for two years.

The county-owned property at 301 Washington Ave. was once an office building for the Department of Recreation and Parks. The county put it up for bid in late 2011, but never sold it to the highest bidder, ROC Realty in Pikesville.

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