Mall at Prince Georges $25 mil. Renovation Underway
The owner of the Mall at Prince Georges in Hyattsville is planning a $25 million overhaul and a range of new retail, restaurant and entertainment tenants. The newest tenants include 20,000 sf H&M (now open), 16,000 sf DSW and 11,000 sf Ulta Beauty. As described on an April 2016 Business Journals article: “The major renovation work at the mall will begin next year, including interiors and a new facade. Renderings show a facade that mixes materials from stone to natural wood.” Readand check out the latest Hyattsville Life & Times .
Riverfront @ West Hyattsville Metro Development
Hogan Companies and Gilbane Development are redeveloping a 25.3 acre parcel just north of the West Hyattsville Metro Station. They recently filed a detailed site plan for infrastructure, and are now revising plans following community meetings. For a brief recap, read an October 2016. Stay tuned for the latest updates on .
HCDC met with local business owners last November to host a bi-monthly setting where business owners can build relationships, hold in-depth discussions and hear presentations on issues affecting the business community. Read a short wrap-up of December’s Crawl at Shortcake Bakery.
Craving more info? We’re not the only ones! The week of Dec. 10-17 localbusinesses participated in a new sales event, “ ” Each day a participating business held an arts-centric event pairing art. Kudos to , , , , , , and for a well-organized promotion.
Our next Crawl will be held on Friday, 3/24/17 8:30a-10:30a at Vigilante Coffee, located at 4327 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781. Parking is around-the-corner at metered
Greenbelt IMPACT Project
HyCDC provided the City of Greenbelt with a web-basedplatform to make the Greenbelt website easier to navigate for shopping, identifying investment opportunities, and business development. The Toolkit included relevant guides, updated brochures, a business database, commercial property inventory, and a business locator device.
The IMPACT Project also provided an economic development assessment and preliminary strategic recommendations predicated on a comprehensive review of local municipal and county-based economic development programming. The final report is pending.
Read a brief summary of the CDC’s work in the Greenbelt News Review.
Community Members’ Corner
Prince George’s Plaza TDDP
This past July saw theof the Prince George’s Plaza Transit District Development Plan (TDDP). Beginning in March 2014, M-NCPPC has worked with community stakeholders to seek community feedback and insight, via community meeting charettes and interviews. Browse an online copy of the plan , and bookmark the TDDP for further updates.
Speak Up Hyattsville
Last September, City of Hyattsville staff led two series of community planning workshops geared to inform and provide feedback on the City’supdate. Head to to give your feedback and ideas for ongoing projects, topical discussions, and citizen-generated ideas.
Sis’s Tavern 4516 41st Ave
Work continues on the restoration of the historic Sis’ Tavern/Baby Dee’s in North Brentwood. The CDC recently received an award for a $50,000 grant by the(MCAAHC) and (MHT) through the . These grant funds will be used for interior renovations and rehabilitation of Sis’s Tavern, a former music venue with a rich past in the Town of North Brentwood. Read more about the project .
4314 Farragut St
CDC staff continues work rehabilitating the building, including newly replaced porch windows. Passersby may have also noticed Comcast’s addition to its auxiliary building, as well as a new black iron fence along the property perimeter.
Meanwhile, CDC staff has also beento transform the out-of-use satellite dish on the property into a sculptural artwork called “FutureView.” Keep your antennas tuned—we’ll update you this Spring when progress on the dish resumes.
Help Us Take-Off! Please considerto “FutureView” this winter. Your contribution will fund the cost of materials (and our spacesuits).
Thank you to the Office of District 2 Councilmember Deni Taveras for their support.