Blog - Warfield at Historic Sykesville

Benefits of Warfield: Downtown Sykesville

A charming former railroad hub along the Patapsco River, Sykesville is home to a vibrant community, a thriving downtown, and numerous attractions for the whole family. As a state and nationally designated Main Street Community, the Town has plenty to offer its residents, business owners and visitors. Contact us today to find out how Sykesville and Warfield can be a part of your future.

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Benefits of Warfield: Beautiful Location

Warfield is located on MD Route 32 in the Sykesville town limits and, in addition to substantial acreage for new construction, includes twelve separate buildings on a 17-acre parcel constructed in the early 20th century and utilized by Springfield Hospital Center until the early 2000s. The buildings carry historical designations from the National Park Service and Maryland Historical Trust and comprise about 185,000 square feet of the total 600,000 square feet of potential non-residential density. The existing buildings are eligible for federal and state historic tax credits because of these historic designations.

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Benefits of Warfield: Quality of Life

Located in the heart of Carroll County’s Piedmont region, Warfield at Historic Sykesville is a mixed-use project that is zoned for up to 600,000 square feet of office, light industrial, and retail space, approximately 181 residential units, a full-service hotel, and a 27-acre town park. Contact us today to find out how Warfield can be a part of your future.

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Let’s Talk about Warfield: Online Community Information Sessions

Community engagement is an integral part of any large-scale historical preservation project like Warfield. It’s important to us that members of the Sykesville community be included in the conversation about Warfield’s future, so we’re organizing two 90-minute community information sessions via Zoom to update local residents on the status of the project and field questions, comments, and concerns. 

The sessions will take place on the following dates:

March 30, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM 

April 1, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM 

Each session will begin with a 30-minute overview of the history, current status, and future of the Warfield project. Specific topics will include:

  • The history of the property;
  • The current approved plan;
  • Possible future changes to the plan;
  • Project challenges and initiatives to advance the project;
  • A summary of the local real estate market;
  • The impact of the Warfield project on the Sykesville community;
  • The current political climate (state, county, and local).

The remainder of the session time will be devoted to answering questions and addressing comments and concerns. We ask that you submit your questions in advance so we can provide thoughtful and detailed answers. We want to be responsive and tailor our presentation to what the community wants to discuss.

Pre-registration is required for these sessions and spaces are limited to ensure maximum engagement, so if you’d like to participate, sign up now to reserve your spot.

Please note that these sessions are restricted to residents of Sykesville at this time. Future sessions may be added to include non-Sykesville residents.

We look forward to speaking with you and answering your questions in these sessions. If you’d like to keep up with all the latest Warfield news you can sign up for updates on our website, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


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Senate Bill 885: You Can Play an Important Role

On Wednesday, March 3, Senate Bill 885 was in front of Maryland’s Senate Budget and Tax Committee. We asked members of the community to assist in supporting the bill prior to the hearing, but this is just the beginning of the journey – there are still many ways you as a citizen can get involved to help this important legislation move forward.

The above video of the testimony for SB0885 is a great place to start for basic information about the Income Tax Credit for Catalytic Revitalization Projects. If you’d like to learn more about how you can support the bill, contact Steve McCleaf as soon as possible. No amount of support is too small – even something as simple as an email or letter to a legislator can make a big difference.

Also, don’t forget to sign up for updates on our website, and to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest information.

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