Completed Reports & Studies A-G

2008 Development Activity Trends Report for Prince George's County


The 2008 Development Activity Trends Report for Prince George’s County presents data and trends pertaining to rezoning, subdivision, and building activity that occurred during 2008. The review of development activity during 2008 provides a recent picture of growth trends in Prince George’s County. This report is intended to identify these trends and the direction of anticipated development. This document should prove useful for planning activities, including land use planning, facilities planning, and market analysis. View Report (PDF)

2008 Economic Development "Cluster" Toolbox Update


This toolbox provides information on finance, taxation, work force development, infrastructure, and technical assistance tools available to the county to facilitate its current and future economic development programs.

2008 Shopping Center Directory


The 2008 Prince George's County Shopping Center Directory contains an inventory of shopping centers in the county with descriptive information and an analysis of county retail sales. The analysis examines past and recent trends, vacancy characteristics, new shopping center construction, and various shopping center types in the county. The directory includes basic data such as shopping center name, location, owner/developer, year opened, gross leasable area, leasing contacts, and tenant information. View Report

2009 Development Activity Trends Report for Prince George's County


This 2009 report presents data and trends pertaining to rezoning, subdivision, and building activity that occurred during 2009. The review of development activity during 2009 provides a recent picture of growth trends in Prince George’s County. This report is intended to identify these trends and the direction of anticipated development. This document should prove useful for planning activities, including land use planning, facilities planning, and market analysis.

2009 Development Activity Trends Report for Prince George's County (2010)


This 2009 report presents data and trends pertaining to rezoning, subdivision, and building activity that occurred during 2009. The review of development activity during 2009 provides a recent picture of growth trends in Prince George’s County. This report is intended to identify these trends and the direction of anticipated development. This document should prove useful for planning activities, including land use planning, facilities planning, and market analysis.

2009 Prince George's County Quality of Life & Community Indicators Study


This 2009 study serves as a dynamic measurement tool that can support a variety of initiatives concerning the well-being of the people who live, work, play, go to school, or visit the county. This study presents subjective-qualitative and objective-quantitative indicators to monitor trends in economic, social, community, and environmental conditions in the county and the benchmark jurisdictions. Indicators are tracked, both positive and negative, to reflect the trends in education, health, employment, income, housing, and public safety in the county. View Report (PDF)

2010 Development Activity Trends Report for Prince George's County


This 2010 report presents data and trends pertaining to rezoning, subdivision, and building activity that occurred during 2010. The review of development activity during 2010 provides a recent picture of growth trends in Prince George’s County. This report is intended to identify these trends and the direction of anticipated development. This document should prove useful for planning activities, including land use planning, facilities planning, and market analysis. View Report (PDF)

The 2014 Pupil Yield Study of Public Schools in Prince George's County, Maryland (September 2014)


This study includes an update of the methodology used to calculate public school pupil yield factors to estimate the number of elementary, middle, and high school students generated by newly constructed residential dwelling units in the county. The study provides updates of the 2008 pupil yield factors by school level and housing type as well as the current public school clusters used for planning purposes during the development review process. View Report
Contact: Email Tiffany Williams Jennings; Phone 301-952-3248

Alternative Adequate Public Facilities Requirements & Review Procedures for Transportation


This study evaluates the county’s public facilities requirements for transportation. Recommendations are given for alternative public facility requirements and alternative legislation that will provide flexibility for managing traffic congestion where current public facility requirements and practices conflict with other goals of a targeted growth center or corridor.

Best Practices Survey for Economic Incentives (2011)


This is a best practices survey and assessment of national and regional incentives for commercial office space attraction and development. The study will identify appropriate incentives and provide guidance on their application in order to attract commercial office space to the county, including necessary variations for transit centers.

Economic Conditions & Changing Needs of Older Prince Georgians (2012)


This research will investigate the aging population of Prince George’s County. The objective is to identify the scope of their changing living conditions, the quality of life needs of residents who are 55 years or older, and the planning and policy implications. The research will present demographic and economic data regarding who they are, where they live, their incomes, characteristics of their households, and the challenges they face affording basics like food, housing, mobility, and health care, among other things. Current and projected future capacity of public and private sector programs and amenities for the elderly population will be examined and assessed. The economics, available community services, and other potential impacts on the growing number of active, healthy, elderly residents will also be assessed. The information and analyses will form a basis for planning and policy recommendations.
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Contact: Michael Asante, 301-952-4680

Economic Development Toolbox Update (2011)


The 2011 Economic Development Toolbox updates the 2008 Toolbox. The toolbox is a catalog of resources and information about available government and private sector opportunities for support and assistance in economic development policies, strategies, and projects. It provides a practical, readily accessible guide to elected officials, county agencies, local community and economic development practitioners, community technical assistance providers, private investors and developers, non-profits, community leaders, and the general public. View Report

The Future of Agriculture in Prince George's County Study


This study describes the transformation of agriculture and its potential in the county. The report suggests ways to retain sustainable agricultural land and protect farmers’ equity in farmland by promoting profitable farming. It recommends diversification and marketing strategies for farmers to transform agriculture into a viable industry. View Report

Golf Course Study (2013)


This study focused on two questions: (1) What is industry standard for the number of golf courses needed to serve a county like ours, and how does the county measure up?; and (2) How might unneeded or obsolete courses be redeveloped for other uses? Staff worked closely with the Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Department, Montgomery County Parks Department, and the Montgomery County Revenue Authority to prepare the needs assessment portion of the study. Special attention was paid to the county’s demographic characteristics and how they may influence demand. Staff will then perform a nationwide best practice analysis regarding how unneeded, underperforming, or obsolete golf courses can be redeveloped for other uses.
View Report (PDF) Contact: Email Ted Kowaluk, Phone 301-952-3209