The HUB is Unique for Charles County

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The HUB at La Plata, a mixed-use development, will seek to address the different elements business-people, residents and taxpayers say they want in their communities today.

These include:

  • a range of residential housing choices, such as townhomes and condominiums, situated in attractive neighborhoods;
  • a place for people of all ages;
  • access to the best in technology;
  • best practices in stormwater management (in Maryland, this is known as Environmental Site Design or ESD);
  • good jobs and businesses seeking to locate their employees in La Plata;
  • greener living;
  • healthy lifestyles;
  • navigability and a better transportation network;
  • reverse traffic flow from less drivers heading into D.C. (statistics show Charles County residents are among thousands of people who leave Southern Maryland daily to head to jobs in the D.C. area);
  • robust business opportunities in the more-profitable commercial sectors; and
  • telecommuting.

06.07.17_N4 Planning PrinciplesIf you want to understand The HUB at La Plata, think of interesting college towns. Consider communities with multimodal transportation choices. Look at developments with undisturbed natural assets, and restaurants and flourishing businesses that mesh with the local landscape.

Think of quaint shopping and tourism destinations, and places where people can start the next chapter of their lives, or spend their time and money. Ponder mixed-use developments where people can both live and work, instead of spending hours in traffic getting to and from their jobs.