Hyattsville City Council balks at Clay Property rezoning proposal

cil voted to withhold support of a rezoning needed for a controversial housing development near the city’s University Hills neighborhood.

Mystery industrial plans emerge for College Park site

At least two industrial development projects are interested in buying the Stone Straw site in northern College Park, according to city officials. Further details remain a mystery, save one: a proposal to build a fish processing plant on the site, first revealed in 2020, seems to be dead.

Downtown College Park retail could become 175-unit mid-rise apartment building

A prime downtown College Park block could transform from a single-story strip of retail to a mid-rise multi-story mixed-use apartment complex, but only if the developer’s rezoning dreams come true. The developer in question is Richard Greenberg’s Greenhill Companies, whose subsidiaries Terrapin Main Street LLC and Carrol Investors have assembled a block of adjoining properties on the southeastern corner of Baltimore Avenue and Hartwick Road. Under Greenberg’s conceptual plans, the 17,000 square-foot site would be redeveloped with 13,000 feet of ground floor retail topped with 150 to 160 apartments. Greenberg has asked Prince George’s County planning authorities to rezone the entire site to mixed-use-infill. In order to obtain a rezoning, he has to get a conceptual site plan approved.

P.G. Hospital redevelopment plans could reshape Cheverly

A proposed redevelopment of the Prince George’s Hospital Center could add a whole new neighborhood to Cheverly, creating what planners hope will be a “destination” mixed-use neighborhood with apartments, retail and commercial space available. 

The proposal comes from the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County, which oversees the redevelopment of county-owned lands. The land will be coming available within a few years, as the 384-bed Prince George’s Hospital, situated on 26 acres called Hospital Hill, begins in June to transfer its operations to its replacement, the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo. It’s the end of a long history for the county hospital center in Cheverley. The facility opened in 1944 as a 100-bed hospital. Over the decades, it grew into a 384-bed hospital center, but has 

“It’s not going to be like a light switch where one building closes and another building opens.