June 21, 2024
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Economic Development

State Center Relocation

In the spring of 2021, the Governor’s office announced the allocation of funds to relocate more than 3,000 state workers to Baltimore’s Central Business District. This initiative aimed to address vacancies and stimulate the economy of Downtown Baltimore. The current number of relocated workers has expanded to 5,160, and this page provides an overview of the ongoing progress in these relocation efforts.

FTE Update

Now, more than 5,160 full-time state employees are set to relocate to offices in Downtown Baltimore by the end of 2024.

The Latest News

State Center Updates


Comptroller Lierman Announces January 29 Tax Season Start at New Baltimore Office

Maryland Comptroller’s Office is first state agency to relocate from State Center Complex to Downtown Baltimore.

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Dept. of General Services Announces Architect Designing New Headquarters

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) recently announced the selection of the Hagerstown-based Architectural firm, BFM Architects (Bushey Feight Morin Architects, Inc.) to design the new DGS headquarters in Baltimore.

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Governor Hogan Announces $50M Budget for Relocation of State Agencies to CBD

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a plan to relocate 3,300 state employees from 12 state agencies to the Downtown Baltimore central business district (CBD).

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Agency Updates

Agency Office Locations

Maryland Department of General Services has signed leases for all of the State Agencies relocating to Baltimore. Keep reading for a list of those locations. More than 5,300 new workers will be moving to DowntownBaltimore between December 2023  – April 2024.

Department of Aging

Moving To: 36 S. Charles Street

Number of  Employees: 60

Estimated Move Date: January 2024

Department of Assessments and Taxation

Moving To:115 Market Pl, Stes. 123 and 200 (aka 700 E. Pratt Street)

Number of  Employees: 205

Estimated Move Date: January 2024



Department of Budget and Management

Moving To: 300 E. Lombard Street

Number of  Employees: 322

Estimated Move Date: February 2024


Office of the Comptroller

Moving To: 7 St. Paul Street

Number of  Employees: 334

Estimated Move Date: Relocated January 2024


Department of General Services

Coming Soon

Maryland Department of Health

Moving To: 300 – 400 N. Greene Street

Number of  Employees: 2,656

Estimated Move Date: October 2024


Department of Health – Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission

Coming Soon

Department of Human Services

Moving To:25 S. Charles Street

Number of  Employees: 775

Estimated Move Date: March 2024

Department of Labor & Information Technology

Moving To: 100 South Charles Street

Number of  Employees: 842

Estimated Move Date: April 2024

Department of Planning

Moving To: 120 E. Baltimore Street

Number of  Employees: 67

Estimated Move Date: January 2024

Public Defender's Office

Moving To: 201 North Charles Street

Number of  Employees: 90

Estimated Move Date: January 2024