Bowie Marketplace 


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 - click here for the requirements of Detailed Site Plan approval

Most Recent Approval

June 8, 2017 – The County Planning Board approved Detailed Site Plan DSP-17002 for a 225-unit apartment building

January 3, 2017 - The City Council voted to approve the Conceptual Site Plan, Preliminary Plan of subdivision (with conditions) and Detailed Site Plan (with conditions) for a 225-unit multi-family apartment building

Documents Related to Current Proposal

Notice of Postponed Public Hearings (dated 11/14/2022)

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

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

Notice of Developer's Neighborhood Meeting

Status Report to Council (dated 09/15/2022)

Notice of Stakeholders Meeting (dated 09/27/2022)

Concept Drawing

Location Map