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Search Tags: Base Realignment and Closure
The metrics used by the Defense Department to help determine whether it needs an official round of Base Realignments and Closures (BRAC) is in need of an update, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Current procedures lack the precision needed to give the Pentagon accurate data on the number of excess properties it actually owns.
On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss Fannie and Freddie underwriting practices, how much colleges and universities spend on lobbying, and how BRAC is changing the area around Fort Meade.
March 28, 2013
Tags: acquisition , Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac , qualified mortgage rule , dodd-frank act , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , Fort Meade , NSA , Cyber Command , DISA , lobbying , Allen Scott , Nela Richardson , Peter Crispino , The Arundel Voice , Peter Brusoe , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact
The outcome of that investigation could suspend or delay the move of 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria in September.
D.C. developers are wasting no time in drawing up plans in anticipation of Walter Reed's closure, including retail space and residences, and potentially new charter schools and a health clinic.
Take a congested roadway, add 6,400 new workers to the route, and do the math. What results do you get?
Rep. Jim Moran worries the area near Interstate 395 and Seminary Avenue will become a traffic nightmare.
With the Base Realignment and Closure plan set to bring tens of thousands of new jobs to Maryland, the state started a new, $100 million initiative to attract homeowners.
Tags: BRAC , home loans , Carroll County , Montgomery County , Baltimore , Anne Arundel County , Prince George's County , Harford County , Howard County , Cecil County , Frederick County , Darci Marchese , Colleen Kelleher
Traffic would be jammed onto a single-lane ramp on one stretch of the Fairfax County Parkway.
It may seem like there's construction everywhere, but some projects in our area are more urgent than others, like those near places affected by the Base Realignment and Closure process.