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Maryland Chamber Applauds Selection of Greenbelt for New FBI Headquarters

Nov 9, 2023

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce applauds the recent announcement that Greenbelt, Md. has been selected as the site for the new FBI Headquarters. This is an enormous win for the state of Maryland and will provide significant economic benefits for years to come.

Leveraging Maryland’s strong standing as a cybersecurity hub, anchored by institutions like the National Security Agency and Cyber Command at Fort George G. Meade, as well as our robust higher education system with twenty National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, will help cultivate a diverse pipeline of skilled FBI professionals. This investment will empower Maryland to further strengthen our economy, empower our workforce, and solidify our leadership in the field of national security.

"I want to congratulate Governor Moore, County Executive Alsobrooks, Congressman Hoyer, and all others involved in making Greenbelt the selected location for the new FBI Headquarters," said Maryland Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Mary D. Kane. "This will have an enormously positive impact on Prince George’s County and the state as a whole. We look forward to supporting this development and realizing the many benefits it will bring to Maryland businesses and residents."

On behalf of Maryland's business community, the Chamber congratulates all who worked to make this decision a reality. We look forward to supporting the development of this state-of-the-art campus and collaborating to ensure it will benefit Maryland for generations to come. The FBI's work defending our nation is more important than ever, and this new headquarters will give them the facilities and resources needed to fulfill their mission.

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About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide business advocacy organization and the leading voice for business in the state. Together with their 6,800+ members, they form a statewide coalition that is committed to ensuring that Maryland is attracting and retaining quality jobs, developing vibrant, sustainable communities and staying at the forefront of global competitiveness and economic prosperity.