Introduction of BRAC Group

WTP's Government Contracts group hosts this blog on BRAC developments in Maryland and Virginia. To read more about our Government Contracts practice and BRAC experience, visit our web site.

Monday, March 28, 2011

BRAC's Impact - Updated

With the well documented impact of BRAC on employment, economic growth and, of course, traffic, surprisingly many communities in Maryland and Virginia are not yet experiencing the influx of new residents that many expected would accompany this expansion (subscription required). By way of example, take a look at the city of Aberdeen, home to APG; its population increased by just 8% in the most recent census while Maryland as a whole increased by 9%. - Brad Aaron

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hopkins' BRAC Move

Johns Hopkins Medicine is expanding its presence in Odenton, evidently in response to actual and anticipated BRAC-related population growth.

- Brad Aaron

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

BRAC Official: Ft. Meade Area Needs $5B

Jean Friedberg, the regional transportation coordinator for the Fort Meade Regional Growth Management Committee: $5 Billion (yes - billion with a "B") in federal funds needed to implement local traffic improvements necessary to accommodate BRAC at Ft. Meade.

- Brad Aaron

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Harford County Commission Recommendations Released

A commission formed to recommend ideas to promote financing of BRAC-related construction issued a report yesterday detailing some proposals.

- Brad Aaron

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Possible Traffic Relief in Arlington, VA

Local officials are hoping Congress approves $20M for traffic improvements around the Mark Center in Arlington (although any such improvements would not be in place prior to BRAC's September implementation deadline).

- Brad Aaron

Monday, March 14, 2011

Detailed Look at APG

If you want to get into the nuts and bolts of what is happening at APG from an organizational standpoint, this is a great article.

- Brad Aaron

Some Folks Reeeaaalllly Don't Want to be Part of BRAC

See here for details . . .

- Brad Aaron