As confirmed by Maryland leaders, Prince George’s County has been selected as the site for the upcoming FBI headquarters. The chosen location is an expansive 61-acre vacant parcel adjacent to the Greenbelt Metro Station.
A spokesperson from the General Services Administration (GSA) explained that Greenbelt stood out as the optimal site due to its cost-effectiveness, superior transportation accessibility for FBI employees and visitors, and the government’s increased certainty regarding the project delivery schedule. Additionally, the site was deemed to have the highest potential for advancing sustainability and equity.
Expressing anticipation for the project, GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan stated, “GSA looks forward to building the FBI a state-of-the-art headquarters campus in Greenbelt to advance their critical mission for years to come.” Carnahan thanked various stakeholders, including GSA, the Department of Justice (DOJ), FBI, Congress, and others, for their collective efforts in achieving this significant milestone through a comprehensive, multi-year initiative.
This decision follows years of debates over the most suitable location for the FBI headquarters. The forthcoming project is expected to be a multi-billion dollar endeavor that will span several years for completion. Funding for the project will be contingent on Congressional approval.