Prince George's County's Minority Construction Industry Day

Press Release




Prince George's County's Minority Construction Industry Day Showcases Triumph of Collaborative Development and Opportunities for Minority-Owned Firms

Prince George's County, August 24, 2023 – The Office of Central Services successfully hosted the Minority Construction Industry Day event at the Newton White Mansion in Upper Marlboro on Monday, August 21, 2023. The event focused on the upcoming planned construction projects for the County. Several notable County-based and located minority construction firms were in attendance to receive an extensive reveal of upcoming capital construction opportunities including functional information on how to participate in more than $600 million in project opportunities. With an impressive turnout of more than 250 attendees, the event celebrated the County's commitment to construction excellence within the industry, further illuminating the County as a trailblazer in providing equitable opportunity.

Our Administration has continued to create opportunities for local, small, and minority-owned businesses through programs in our Office of Central Services,” said County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. “Small and minority-owned businesses are the backbone of our local economy, and we are committed to helping these businesses continue to grow and thrive. We want to thank the Office of Central Services for all they do to support our growing and vibrant business community.”

Attendees were able to hear from the Department of Corrections, Police Department, Department of Social Services, Memorial Library System, Office of Central Services, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Fire/EMS and Prince George's Community College about upcoming construction projects. The event further amplified Prince George's County's commitment to construction excellence, equitable opportunities, and community growth.

In addition to profiling over 30 future construction projects valued over $600 million, the event also highlighted the accomplishments of the Alsobrooks Administration for delivery of projects through the Office of Central Services.  Over the past 4 years, the Office of Central Services completed capital construction related  projects valued at approximately $255 million of which $198 million or 78% of the total value of projects was completed by Prince George’s County certified small and minority businesses.

A significant highlight of the day was the awards ceremony honoring County-located construction firms that demonstrated exceptional prowess in successfully completing construction projects within the County. These firms were lauded for their contributions to the community and their commitment to delivering quality results that align with the County's service values.

Both General Contractors and Architectural Firms were awarded plaques presented by the Director of the Office of Central Services, Deputy Director of Technical Operations and Associate Director for Capital Improvement Program. Those firms and their projects are as follows:

  1. Corenic Construction
    1. Shady Glen Fire Station
  2. Warren Builds
    1. Police Headquarters
    2. Facilities Appearance Audit (FAA)
  3. Nardi Construction
    1. Wayne K. Curry Building
    2. Laurel Library
    3. Department of Corrections Health Building
  4. Rich Moe Enterprises
    1. Circuit Court Cafeteria
    2. Brandywine Maintenance Building
    3. Department of Corrections Housing Unit
    4. Bladensburg Library
  5. Tuckman Barbee
    1. Hyattsville Library
    2. Forensic Lab
  6. Specialty Construction Management
    1. FAA McCormick Drive Facilities Modernization
    2. County Administration Building Garage
  7. RSC Electrical and Mechanical
    1. 9400 HVAC
    2. 92001 Supplemental Cooling and Shelter Restroom Upgrades
  8. E&R construction
    1. County Circuit Court Projects
  9. Commercial Industrial applicators
    1. County Buildings (exterior work)
  10. Heller electric
    1. County Car Chargers Installation Program


  1. Arel Architects
    1. Shady Glen Fire Station
    2. Circuit Court Academy
    3. National Harbor Pier Project
  2. KDA Architects
    1. County Government 10-Year Facilities Master Plan


Minority Construction Industry Day was a clinical display of intentionality by Prince George’s  County Government in identifying an impressive array of capital construction opportunities  for County-Based Small and Minority Business participation, valued at $600 million”, said Jonathan R. Butler, Director for the Office of Central Services

The Minority Construction Industry Day underscored the palpable impact these construction projects will have on the Prince George's County community. From improved County facilities to enhanced commercial spaces, the County's commitment to enhancing the quality of life for its residents was evident throughout the event.


For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Eboni A Blair, Public Information Officer


Central Services




May 30, 2023


For More Information:

Eboni A Blair

Public Information Officer

Office of Central Services

Prince George’s County