PATRIOT Receives Green Light for Major Expansion in Dunkirk

By: Heather Skyrm, Public Information Program Assistant

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Nov. 19, 2018 – The Calvert County, Md., Board of County Commissioners announced today the general construction, operations and engineering firm PATRIOT has received conditional approval from the Calvert County Planning Commission to construct an approximately 16,500-square-foot office headquarters at the corner of Ferry Landing Road and West Ward Road in the Dunkirk Town Center.

Construction of the new building will begin by December 2018 and is expected to be completed in mid-2019. The project will result in at least 10 new front-office, administrative, engineering, construction and facility management jobs for the county in addition to the more than 40 employees currently working at the corporate headquarters.

“PATRIOT is thrilled to be designing and constructing its own headquarters in Dunkirk,” said PATRIOT Director of Public Relations Trixi Spiers. “To sustain the company’s continued growth, this new facility was the obvious next step in the evolution of the company. With many of its employees being Calvert County residents, of course, PATRIOT wanted to find a location that would allow the company to continue to enjoy the quality of life that is evident here.”

PATRIOT is a privately held, full-service facilities and infrastructure solutions provider that delivers complete end-to-end life-cycle services including planning, architecture, design engineering, construction, and operations and maintenance. In the past decade PATRIOT has grown from its two founders, who are both Calvert County residents, to one of the largest companies in the mid-Atlantic with operations from coast to coast and abroad.

   President of the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners Evan Slaughenhoupt Jr., commended PATRIOT on their achievements. “This is a very exciting time for PATRIOT. They are an excellent company, adhering to the highest professional standards, and we are so pleased they have chosen Calvert County and Dunkirk as the place to continue on their trajectory for success.”

 “PATRIOT is a successful, homegrown Calvert County business that is continuing to invest in and contribute to our economy,” said Economic Development Director Kelly Robertson-Slagle. “This project will result in a new, quality-built headquarters building and expansion opportunity for a business that has been quietly working and growing in Calvert County for 10 years.”

For more information on PATRIOT, visit online at www.pat-co.com, call 888-PAT-CO60 or email info@pat-co.com.

For information on the Calvert County Department of Economic Development and the many services the county offers the business community, contact the department at 410-535-4583 or 301-855-1880; or by email atinfo@ecalvert.com. Like Calvert County Government on Facebook.

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