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After FBI Project Nixed, Area Leaders to Discuss Development Options at Greenbelt Metro Site

After the much-anticipated plan to move the FBI headquarters to Greenbelt is shelved, the area leaders have started discussing what can be done at the Greenbelt site. The Four cities Coalition, comprised of the Mayors and Council members from College Park, Greenbelt, Berwyn Heights, and New Carrollton will be meeting tonight to discuss this topic […]

Wednesday July 26th, 2017 in Development, FBI, Greenbelt Interchange | Comments Off on After FBI Project Nixed, Area Leaders to Discuss Development Options at Greenbelt Metro Site

Council Approves Greenbelt North Core Development Detailed Site Plan

At last night’s City Council meeting, teh Council approved a resolution supporting the Greenbelt FBI development plan. This limited DSP is for roadway, trail infrastructure and a 3,645 space parking garage. The north core of Greenbelt Station is proposed for mixed-use development including the FBI Headquarters. The development may have significant impacts on residents in […]

Wednesday April 26th, 2017 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on Council Approves Greenbelt North Core Development Detailed Site Plan

FBI Relocation Announcement Delayed

The GSA has announced this afternoon that the announcement about the potential location of the FBI headquarters has been postponed. The GSA earlier told that the decision could be announced by the end of the year. According to the Washington Business Journal, postponing the decision is probably a bad news for the Prince George’s County […]

Monday October 24th, 2016 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on FBI Relocation Announcement Delayed

FBI Relocation May Not Depend on Proximity Nearest Metro Location

According to this Washington Post article, General Services Administration (GSA), which is managing the search, is not considering Metro access a determining factor in deciding on a location. William Dowd, who oversees the FBI project for GSA, told the National Capital Planning Commission last week that his agency would not give greater consideration to a […]

Wednesday March 30th, 2016 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on FBI Relocation May Not Depend on Proximity Nearest Metro Location

Public Hearing on FBI Development at Greenbelt Metro

Metro has announced that it is seeking your feedback on the proposed transit facilities at Greenbelt. The proposed changes to the transit facilities will only occur if the GSA selects Greenbelt as the location for the FBI Headquarters. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Prince George’s County are pursuing Transit-Oriented Joint Development opportunities […]

Friday February 5th, 2016 in Announcements, Development, FBI | 1 Comment »

Fed Approves $390 million for New FBI Headquarters

According to this Washington Post article, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) has secured $390 million for a new FBI headquarters as part of the spending agreement that was negotiated by Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Post writes: The agency is in the first stages of relocating from the aging J. Edgar Hoover Building downtown to […]

Wednesday December 16th, 2015 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on Fed Approves $390 million for New FBI Headquarters

Indian Creek and Proposed FBI Development at Greenbelt

I took a tour today to see the wooded area next to the Indian Creek stream, where the fence of the proposed FBI site at Greenbelt will be located. This area is currently owned by the State of Maryland and the public has full access to it. Here are some the pictures I took of […]

Friday December 11th, 2015 in Development, FBI | 2 Comments »

Council Discusses GSA Report on FBI’s Possible Site at Greenbelt

At last night’s Council meting, the City Council discussed GSA’s Environmental Impact Study (EIS) about the Greenbelt site as the possible headquarter. The Council formed a working subcommittee to study the report further. Please see below the initial report staff prepared about EIS report. The U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) released a DEIS and […]

Wednesday December 2nd, 2015 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on Council Discusses GSA Report on FBI’s Possible Site at Greenbelt

Funding Issues May Delay FBI Development’s Next Step

Looks like a funding dispute will be delaying the next step in the development of the new FBI building, according to this NY Times article. The GSA has been looking into three possible sites, Greenbelt Metro site is one of them. In august, The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) notified the FBI that there […]

Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on Funding Issues May Delay FBI Development’s Next Step

College Park and Neighboring Cities to Support FBI Move to Greenbelt

At last night’s worksession, the Council approved a Four cities resolution supporting a new FBI headquarters at the Greenbelt Metro Station. The Four Cities Coalition consists of College Park and its neighboring 3 cities – Berwyn Heights, New Carrollton and Greenbelt. The resolution will cite several benefits for choosing the location, which include (1) the […]

Wednesday November 19th, 2014 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on College Park and Neighboring Cities to Support FBI Move to Greenbelt

FBI Development at Greenbelt: The Question on Environmental Impact

I’ve received a few questions from residents with concerns of the proposed development’s impact on the surrounding area, particularly With respect to the effect of the proposed stormwater management facilities on flooding along the rest of Indian Creek watershed. I contacted the project’s developer on these concerns. He argues that the impact from the project […]

Tuesday October 28th, 2014 in Development, FBI | 1 Comment »

City Sends Its Comments Supporting FBI Move to Greenbelt Site

At last night’s worksession, the City Council decided to send a letter to GSA with its comments on FBI’s possible move to the Greenbelt location. GSA is seeking public input as part of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process. Here is the draft text of that letter: The City of College Park supports the Greenbelt […]

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on City Sends Its Comments Supporting FBI Move to Greenbelt Site

GSA to Host Public Meetings on FBI’s Future Sites

Last week, the General Services Administration announced there will be four hearings to discuss potential sites for the new FBI headquarters over the next month. These meetings are public open houses where residents can meet with GSA planners to learn more about the project while “identifying issues and potential impacts associated with the FBI Headquarters […]

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Development, FBI | Comments Off on GSA to Host Public Meetings on FBI’s Future Sites

Council to Discuss FBI Development at Greenbelt Metro

At tomorrow’s Council meeting, the City Council will discuss the proposed FBI development at the Greenbelt Metro development. Based on my conversation with Garth Beall, the developer at the A.H. Smith Greenbelt Management, the core FBI development will consist of 5 buildings. Their heights will range from from 10 to 16 stories. The developer is […]

Monday September 15th, 2014 in Development, FBI | 5 Comments »

MD Congressional Delegation Voices Support for FBI Move to Greenbelt

The entire Maryland Congressional Delegation has voiced support for Prince George’s location; Sent joint letter to FBI Director and GSA Administrator. Yesterday, U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Steny Hoyer and Donna F. Edwards (all D-Md.) voiced their continued strong support for a proposed site in Greenbelt, Maryland to serve as the future home of the […]

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