175+ Contractors and Developers Attend WTP's Building with BRAC Breakfast

Date: June 22, 2007

Baltimore, MD - Over 175 contractors, developers and government officials attended Whiteford, Taylor & Preston's inaugural BRAC Breakfast Briefing, Building with BRAC, on June 18, 2007.  Headlined by Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, the construction-focused event at the Maryland Maritime Institute featured presentations by attorneys Robert F. Carney, Heather A. James, Edward U. Lee, and Michael A. Stover.

"It was one of the most informative BRAC sessions I've attended," noted one of the attendees from the construction industry.

Other attendees included representatives of the Army's Enhanced Use Leasing program, Fort Meade's BRAC program, Baltimore County, Harford County, Howard County, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Senator Barbara Mikulski.

Presentations included:

  • Realignment in a Busy Construction Market: Labor and Market Shortages and Escalations
  • Military Jobsite Security Requirements
  • Enhanced Use Leasing and
  • Impact of Enhanced Use Leasing on Federal Property Construction.

Building with BRAC is the first in a series of briefings presented by WTP to highlight the impact of the Base Realignment and Closures Act of 2005 on Maryland businesses and communities.  Future events will focus on intellectual property matters, government contracts, employment issues, and other topics of interest.  Please contact Diana Hill at 443.263.8290 to add your name to our mailing list for future sessions. 

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