Solving Construction’s Workforce Shortage Requires Changes At The Top

During the last recession, contractors struggled to provide enough work for their current employees and could not afford to bring on new apprentices for electrical, carpentry and other trades. Now, in the midst of a construction boom, aging employees are retiring from skilled trades with no one to fill their shoes. Today, over three-quarters of contractors say they are having…

2 Multifamily Projects Nearing Approval In Prince George’s County

Developments that could add nearly 500 new housing units to Prince George’s County could soon have the green light to move forward.  The Prince George’s County Planning Board Thursday will consider plans for a 379-unit apartment project next to the Largo Town Center Metro station and a 95-unit condo project near National Harbor. The planning staff…

Piece of Westphalia in Prince George’s to be sold 

It’s taken years to gain momentum, but Westphalia finally appears to have it. The master developer behind the 310-acre Westphalia Town Center project in Prince George’s County has a deal to sell a healthy chunk of the property to a single buyer. Walton Westphalia Development Corp. announced late last month that it has entered into…