University Chooses the Cordish Company to Develop East Campus

On Friday July 23, 2010, the University of Maryland announced it had begun exclusive negotiations with The Cordish Company to develop the East Campus site.   The negotiations are expected to lead to a formal partnership with the Cordish Company becoming the project’s master developer.

Read more about this story at: http://www.newsdesk.umd.edu/uniini/release.cfm?ArticleID=2204.

For more information about the Baltimore- based Cordish Company, use the following link: http://www.cordish.com.

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BAYWOOD HOTEL REDEVELOPMENT

DSP-10005

Status:               Pre-application notice sent January 28, 2010.

Location:          9137 Baltimore Avenue

Developer:      Baywood Hotels

Description:    Replacement of the existing Howard Johnsons and Days Inn hotels with a Springhill Suites and a Homewood Suites.  Applicant is also proposing to construct approximately 8,835 square feet of commercial office and retail space on the property.

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Economic Development Update: March 31, 2010

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CHINESE BIBLE CHURCH OF COLLEGE PARK*
The Chinese Bible Church has filed their Detailed Site Plan to build an addition to their existing church and to expand their parking lot.  The DSP has not been accepted.

THE DOMAIN AT COLLEGE PARK*
Located at the corner of Campus Drive and Mowatt Lane, this project is proposed to be a 5-story luxury multi-family building with 250 residential units and 5,000 – 10,000 square feet of retail.  The Hanover Company will be the developer.    The developer will market the project to graduate students, young professionals, visiting professors, and empty nesters.  The project is expected to be delivered in the fall of 2012 based on a tentative construction schedule.  In July 2009, the District Council approved a zoning change from R55 to M-X-T. Continue reading Economic Development Update