Discovery District: 70 acres
Since 2015, Ayers Saint Gross has worked with the University of Maryland Terrapin Development Company and Brandywine Realty Trust on master planning a vibrant, mixed-use innovation district at the front door of the campus called the Discovery District. Discovery Point, phase one of the multi-phased innovation project, will leverage its proximity to the university’s renowned research programs and create a dynamic hub for technology, research, and entrepreneurship.
Ideally located between the edge of campus and a research park, Discovery Point has easy access to major interstates and is the site of a new Metro station, providing an important link between the residential and commercial districts of College Park. The district’s programmatic framework will support the university’s three-part mission of research, teaching, and services to the community and region with a mix of uses that include workplaces, dining, retail, housing, and other amenities.
Brandywine Realty Trust, Developer