College Expansion Plans Face Long Battles With Residents

June 27, 2011  |  

(Washington Examiner) — Two of the District’s largest employers are trying to get expansion plans approved by the city but are meeting some stiff opposition from surrounding residents. Georgetown University and American University represent the city’s largest and sixth-largest private employers, respectively. Each are slogging though the arduous process of getting their 10-year campus plans approved by the city.  The plans include increasing the student population on campus and building more housing while adding several significant development improvements to the institutions.

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