Bowie Marketplace 

Description

A multi-story consolidated storage use and car wash proposal that is intended to replace the approved 225-unit apartment building on the vacant five acres behind the retail shopping center.

Project Snapshot

Existing Development: 134,992 square feet of retail uses as part of the larger shopping center (opened October 2016) and approximately five acres of vacant land located at the southern end of the shopping center remaining to be developed.

Proposal: The plan includes a 275,100 square foot consolidated storage building complex consisting of two phases - a 132,300 square foot, three-story building (Phase 1) and a 142,800 square foot, four-story building (Phase 2). In addition, a 4,575 square foot car wash building is proposed along Superior Lane. 

Location:  West side of Superior Lane, approximately 700 feet south of MD 450

Acreage/Zoning: 20 acres (approximately five acres are undeveloped)/Zoned C-G-O (Commercial General Office). Access the County's zoning ordinance here.

Review/Approval Process

(1) Detailed Site Plan approval - View DSP approval requirements

Most Recent Approval

May 25, 2023 – The County Planning Board approved, with conditions, Detailed Site Plan DET-2022-018 for a 275,100 square foot consolidated storage building complex consisting of two phases - a 132,300 square foot, three-story building (Phase 1) and a 142,800 square foot, four-story building (Phase 2). In addition, a 4,575 square foot car wash building is proposed along Superior Lane.

May 8, 2023 – The City Council voted to recommend approval of DET-2022-018 with two conditions.

Documents Related to Current Proposal

View the City's position letter (PDF dated 05/10/23)

View the Status Report to Council (PDF dated 10/13/2022)

Watch the City's stakeholder meeting held October 12, 2022 (PDF)

Detailed Site Plan (large PDF file - 8MB and 24"x36" sheets)