The Reid Community Development Center was established in 1994 in Prince George’s County. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for low and moderate income persons and the elderly (55 and older) who live in Prince Georges’ County Maryland and surrounding communities. These programs/services include: a) micro business development; b) job creation and workforce development; c) affordable home ownership programs; d) foreclosure mitigation seminars; and e) Senior wellness. Reid Community Development Center operates a senior wellness center for 37-40 seniors, provides business development training and workshops for 160 persons a year and housing ownership and foreclosure prevention seminars for dozens of persons a year. These programs have been in operation for at least 8 years and the longest area of operation is the senior wellness center that began in 1999.
The development of the office build-out for Reid Community Development Center began in July 2011 and was completed by October 2012. This office serves as a workforce training center and business incubator for the region of Prince George’s County. The office footprint is 1825 sq. ft. of space which has three offices, reception , training/conference room (as a swing space), kitchenette, copy room and business incubator. The function of this space is to be used for the general public and business organizations. conceptual designs of this office was developed to give an ideal corporate office/training center which would have swing space to be converted for various uses such as meeting, training sessions and business transactions. The occupancy for this suite is 20-50 persons which the organization expectations of growth to include another wing. In reference to the build out location and conceptual space plan designs which gives an ideal business incubator for other models.