What Joint/Transit-Oriented Development Projects Are Under Development?
The MDOT Office of Real Estate would like to highlight Joint/Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) projects around the State that are currently underway.
The MDOT Office of Real Estate is working with private partners to make these transit area sites, primarily in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, more transit and pedestrian friendly with mixed-use development, where people can live, work and play.
Reisterstown Plaza Metro Station
Reisterstown Plaza Metro Station is a 35-acre TOD site situated at the Baltimore City/County line. Eleven acres of the site were conveyed to the General Services Administration in 2009 for the construction of a 538,000 square foot building to house the offices of the Social Security Administration. Building construction is ongoing with completion scheduled for summer 2014. The remaining 24 acres are available for development.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has selected Harbor Point Development Group, LLC as the master developer for the 1.5-acre site fronting Lanvale Street adjoining Penn Station. Both Harbor Point and Amtrak are initiating planning studies for the site and station.
Annapolis Junction Town Center at Savage MARC Station
The State of Maryland has an approved master development agreement for the disposition and development of approximately 12 acres at the Savage MARC Station in Howard County. The development team, a joint venture of Petrie-Ross, Somerset Construction and OA Partners, will combine an adjoining 6 acre site to create an 18 acre mixed-use development. The project will include approximately 425 apartments, 100,000 square feet of office space, 17,000 square feet of retail space, a hotel and a 700-space commuter parking garage, financed with TIF funding from Howard County. Construction of the parking garage is scheduled to begin in Summer 2013.
Laurel MARC Station
The Laurel TOD "Smart Site" is comprised of approximately 4 acres in the City of Laurel. A developer has been selected for the project, and a master development agreement is currently being negotiated. The TOD will include approximately 300 residential units, 10,000 SF of retail space and structured parking.
This TOD would be a redevelopment of approximately 25 acres of land which includes the State Center office complex in Baltimore City. This site is served by both the Baltimore Metro Subway and Light Rail. The State Center project is presently on hold pending the outcome of a lawsuit.
Owings Mills Metro Station
This 46-acre TOD is located in Baltimore County at the western terminus of the Baltimore Metro. The development will include over 1 million square feet of office space, 300,000 square feet of retail space, a hotel, and 1,700 residential units. Construction of these improvements began in the summer of 2012 under master developer David S. Brown Enterprises, and is progressing rapidly. Additional features include a Baltimore County Public Library branch which is now open and a Baltimore County Community College facility.
Odenton MARC Station
The Odenton MARC Station TOD is comprised of five parcels totaling approximately 34 acres in Anne Arundel County. The site has frontage along MD Route 175 and is situated in close proximity to Fort Meade and the National Security Agency (NSA).
The development team selected for the project is a joint venture of Osprey Property Company, The Bozzuto Group and Reliable Contracting Company. The development program will include a mix of approximately 75,000 square feet of retail space, a hotel, 570 apartment and condominium units, 250 townhomes and two commuter parking garages. The development team is presently in the design phase of the project.
Cambridge Marine Terminal
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) are working with the City of Cambridge with input from the County to redevelop the 11.77 acre waterfront parcel known as the Cambridge Marine Terminal. The State is seeking to develop the parcel in a manner that is generally consistent with the Waterfront 2020 Vision plan that was created by the City of Cambridge through a community planning process. The State anticipates the development will include a mix of commercial, civic and residential uses, retain public access to the waterfront and integrate hike/bike trails. The Jerome J. Parks Companies of Annapolis currently has an Exclusive Negotiating Privilege for the site. MDOT has been working with the developer on project feasibility and anticipate to have a draft development program Spring 2013.
White Flint Metrorail Station
In July 2012 Federal Realty Investment Trust broke ground on the "Pike and Rose" project located next to the White Flint Metro Station in Montgomery County. The State conveyed 3.7 acres of land to the developer to be assmbled into its 24-acre mixed-use development fronting Rockville Pike. The first phase of the project is scheduled to open in 2014. At completion, the development will include 1,500 residential units, 450,000 square feet of retail space, 1 million square feet of office space, a movie theatre, restaurant, hotel and parking garage.
New Carrollton Station
The New Carrollton TOD is located in Prince George’s County in convenient proximity to downtown Washington DC. The approximately 39-acre site is served by the WMATA Metrorail (Orange Line), MARC Train (Penn Line) and AMTRAK (Northeast Regional Service). The site will also be served by the future Purple Line Light Rail System. The development rights to the project were awarded by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and the State to a joint venture of Forest City and Urban Atlantic. The first phase of development is programmed for approximately 60,000 square feet of retail space below 250 residential units. Groundbreaking is anticipated for early 2014.
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