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Facilities Operations and Maintenance

Annapolis Public Buildings and Grounds

Annapolis Public Buildings and Grounds (APB&G) operates and maintains the State Office Center in historic Annapolis. APB&G oversees 26 State-owned buildings, 49 acres of landscaped areas and 24.5 acres of parking lots. The buildings house approximately 4,700 State employees and elected officials. Among the buildings the division maintains are: the State House, House and Senate Office Buildings, Legislative Services, Treasury, Revenue Administration, the five-building Tawes Office Complex which includes the Annapolis Day Care Center, the Maryland State Archives, Fred L. Wineland Building, Shaw House, Courts of Appeals, and Maryland State Police Barrack “J”. APB&G is also responsible for maintenance and daily operations of the Crownsville Day Care Center, the Crownsville People’s Resource Center, and for the Governor’s residence, Government House.

Baltimore Public Buildings and Grounds

Baltimore Public Buildings and Grounds (BPB&G) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of 4 State-owned buildings. BPB&G houses approximately 5,400 State employees and maintains 28 acres of land and parking lots. Among the buildings the division maintains are: 201, 300 and 301 W. Preston and 2100 Guilford Avenue.

Inner Harbor State Office Complex

The Inner Harbor State Office Complex (IHC) administers nine State-owned buildings in Baltimore City and Howard County. Encompassing over 1.36 million square feet, these facilities provide office space for more than 3,000 State employees. Buildings operated and maintained by IHC are the William Donald Schaefer Tower which houses the Governor's downtown office and 13 State agencies, the Public Defenders Building, the Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, Saratoga State Center (Department of Human Resources and DGS), Hilton Heights Community Center (Baltimore City Department of Social Services and Department of Juvenile Services), Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property and Jessup State Complex which consists of State Records Management Center, Maryland Correctional Enterprises and the Maryland Fuel Lab of the Comptroller of the Treasury.

District Court/Multi-Service Center Facilities

Currently there are 20 Multi-Service Center/District Court (MSC/DC) facilities across the State. These facilities encompass more than 1.7 million square feet on 52 acres of landscaped areas and 23 acres of parking lots. The Multi-Service Centers are divided into seven geographic regions. The Regional Manager for each region oversees daily operations and is responsible for contract procurement, maintenance, grounds keeping and snow removal for their buildings.

Portfolio Management

Portfolio Management tracks and matches vacant space in State-owned and capital lease properties with State agency requirements. The staff reviews the rent components paid to the leaseholders on capital leases, debt service, and operating costs. The unit identifies rent paid to DGS by agencies and determines if all federally and specially funded programs are properly assessed.