LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION * 1059 acres strategically located in the center of the Golden Crescent, linking Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Richmond, and Norfolk, at I-95 Exit 104 with direct access to Rt. 301, the "backdoor" to DC. * 4 miles of I-95 frontage and 2.5 miles of CSX/Amtrak rail frontage with 18 passenger trains per day. * Strategically situated just outside the safe 50 mile DC blast zone, yet only 20 miles south of the DC Metropolitan Area. * Perfect location for establishing a Federal Campus - "DC South", or large corporate community - "Silicon Valley East".
KEY DEVELOPMENT FEATURES * Zoned for 8700 dwelling units, 1000 hotel rooms, and 3.2 million square feet of commercial space using Form-Based Code zoning. * Broad-based support on County, State and Federal levels. * Caroline County approved guidelines for formation of a CDA in 2012.
LEADING THE WAY FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH * The project is estimated to generate of 47,000 new jobs and $19 billion in economic impact. * Locating businesses or Federal facilities at Carmel Church Station contributes to solving the DC - Richmond traffic congestion problem by getting cars off I-95 and creating a reverse commute. * Existing rail and high density urban planning averts another Tyson's Corner sprawl disaster.
DEMOGRAPHICS * Population within 70 miles exceeds 6.6 million and within 100 miles exceeds 12.6 million. * The Golden Crescent represents 75% of the Virginia's population and 79% of its economy. * The Golden Crescent population is projected to grow 40% by 2030. * Virginia alone will add 3.8 million people, 1.3 million housing units, and 2.8 million jobs by 2040. * DC has the second longest commute in the nation. * 72% of the DC workforce (or 1.5 million people daily) commutes from outside the city.