• Maryland County Gains Control of Former Army Post

    Maryland County Gains Control of Former Army Post0

    Washington County officially gained control of the former Fort Ritchie from a state-designated redevelopment authority Tuesday, the first step in its plan to revitalize the central Maryland site into an ambitious mixed-use development with academic, commercial, residential and recreational uses. Under its proposal to create Cascade Town Centre at Fort Ritchie, the county would act as master developer for the 591-acre property, reported the Herald-Mail. The town center would attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment, create up to 1,000 jobs and expand the region’s population by about 3,000 residents, according to officials …

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  • City Shows off Plans for First Phase of Alameda Point Redevelopment

    City Shows off Plans for First Phase of Alameda Point Redevelopment0

    The city of Alameda hosted residents at an event last month to show off plans for a major component of Alameda Point and to celebrate the most recent property transfer from the Navy at the former Naval Air Station Alameda. The 2.5-mile walking tour focused on the city’s plan to redevelop the area surrounding Seaplane Lagoon, which calls for several large parks, a 500-acre federal wildlife habitat, housing, retail and a ferry building. Site A is slated to have 800 homes, including some reserved for low-to-middle-income residents, and 600,000 square feet of commercial and retail space …

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  • County to Take over Former Maryland Army Post

    County to Take over Former Maryland Army Post0

    The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to assume control of the former Fort Ritchie in central Maryland with plans to turn the property into a mixed-use development with academic, commercial, residential and recreational uses. The planned Cascade Town Centre at Fort Ritchie would create up to 1,000 jobs and expand the region’s population by about 3,000 residents, County Administrator Gregory Murray told the Herald-Mail. “With that type of mixed use, we feel that we’ll get parcels back on the tax rolls quickly …

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