WE HAVE SOME OF THE WORLD’S LEADING RESEARCHERS IN MACHINE LEARNING, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTER VISION—
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When it comes to choosing a location for your business, what’s important to you? Access to talent? Affordability? Access to industry influencers, transportation or cultural amenities? Greater College Park, home to the University of Maryland, has it all. Crystal City, home to Amazon’s new HQ2, is just 11 miles away. Capitol Hill is 20 minutes from campus. Three airports can whisk you anywhere in the world. The cost of living is a fraction of what you’ll find in other tech hubs. Want to know more? Take a tour and see for yourself.

Greater College Park by the Numbers

55,000

students, faculty and staff in College Park

$2B

in public-private investment

1.5M

sq. ft. of development

Meet the Neighbors

Greater College Park links dynamic academic buildings, a public-private research hub and vibrant downtown community. Thanks to a coordinated and aggressive reimagining of the Baltimore Avenue corridor, the area has transformed into a bustling hub for tech, startups, research, new housing and retail, and arts and culture.

A Bustling Transportation Hub

The location of the University of Maryland to major transportation centers links us to the community and Washington, D.C. metro area.

Metrorail

MARC commuter rail

Purple light-rail Line

Metrobus

Shuttle-UM

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport

Washington Dulles International Airport

In the Discovery District, our faculty, students and businesses will work to turn knowledge into jobs. The District’s facilities and amenities will quicken the pulse of research, innovation and learning, creating economic and social benefits for Maryland and beyond.

—WALLACE D. LOH, PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Amenities

It's a building boom, and everyone benefits: A growing array of housing, retail, entertainment and other amenities makes Greater College Park not just a great place to work, but to shop, dine and live.

  • The Hotel at the University of Maryland

  • MilkBoy ArtHouse

  • Whole Foods Market

  • College Park Academy

  • Alloy by Alta apartments

The Hotel At University of Maryland

This 300-room luxury hotel and conference center also features four restaurants, a spa, a lobby bar and abundant meeting space.

MilkBoy Arthouse

This restaurant, bar and performance venue, s a partnership between UMD’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center and Philadelphia restaurant and entertainment company MilkBoy, serves up pub fare and craft brews.

A high-quality supermarket anchors Riverdale Park Station, a new development that also includes 119 townhouses and a variety of restaurants and retail options. It will soon add a Hyatt House hotel, 850 apartments and additional retail amenities.

This sought-after public charter school for middle and high school students is a joint collaboration with the University of Maryland. Its rigorous “blended learning” curriculum melds online courses with traditional classroom instruction.

This brand-new building of 275 luxury apartments features an in-ground pool, fitness center and tech lounge workspace.

Tech Tenants in College Park

Our prime location along the Baltimore-Washington tech corridor and proximity to federal labs, along with the ease in forging connections with UMD’s renowned research enterprise and pool of skilled talent, makes College Park an easy choice for tech firms to put down roots.

Ready for more?

Let’s talk. If you’re looking to hire talented students, partner with the university for research, or hear more about setting up shop in the Discovery District of Greater College Park, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to begin the conversation.