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Prince George's County, Maryland

County Executive Baker to Join Lt. Governor Brown Along with State and Local Officials for Groundbreaking Ceremony for New State of Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters at the New Carrollton Metro Station


For Immediate Release: 4/7/2014 4:30 PM

Contact: Scott L. Peterson, Press Secretary/Deputy Manager of Communications, Office of County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, 240-619-9400

REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY

UPPER MARLBORO, MD -  Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will join Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, leadership from Berman Enterprises, other state and local officials, and community leaders to hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on the new Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) headquarters this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 7800 Harkin Road, Lanham, near the New Carrollton Metro Station.  The new DHCD headquarters is the anchor of a multi-phased, mixed-use, transit-oriented development project centered on the New Carrollton metro station. The facilities are expected to be ready for occupancy by the department's more than 300 employees by 2015.

WHAT:
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New DHCD Headquarters in Prince George's County

WHO:
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner
Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Alvin G. Collins
Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr.
Prince George’s County Council Chairman Mel Franklin (D-District 9)
Prince George’s County Councilmember Eric Olson (D-District 3)
New Carrollton Mayor Andrew C. Hanko
Berman Enterprises

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WHERE:
7800 Harkins Road
Lanham MD 20706
Click here for a googlemap

From I-495, take Exit 20A (Route 450/Annapolis Road).
Then, turn LEFT at the first intersection onto 85th Avenue.
Continue on 85th Avenue until you see the New Carrollton Metro Station on your left.
Then, turn RIGHT on Harkins Road.
Continue on Harkins Road - you will pass the IRS facility on your left and the CSC Building on your right.
Then, take the first RIGHT onto Sherwood Street.

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