Academic Privatization,LLC


Allegany Count District Courthouse











Academic Privatizaion completed the first privately owned and conventionally financed courthouse specifically constructed for the Maryland Department of Justice. The public-private partnership involves a collaborative venture between the Maryland Department of General Services, District Court of Maryland, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Maryland Department of Justice and the Maryland Department of Economic Development(DBED).

The Project was a fast track development which was syndicated, finanaced, and developed including design leasing and providing tenant fit-up in one year.

Project Description

Location: Cumberland, MD
Name: Allegany County District Court
Parole and Probation Offices
Developer Academic Privatization of Maryland, LLC
PJK Enterprises, LLC
Owners: 123 South Liberty Street, LLC
Contractor: Carl Belt, Inc.
Tenants: Maryland Department of Justice
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Maryland State's Attorney's Offices 2
Stories: 2
Gross SQ. FT: 39,000 sq. ft.
Completed: May, 2009
Use: Courtrooms, Detention, Parole and Probation Offices
Amenities: Electronic controlled access to the building, video camera security, x-ray security entrance, fire sprinkler system, three elevators, emergency power system, detention facilities, Class A offices, drug testing laboratories, and a payment center.  Controlled parking is provided for Jedges, Commissioners, and employees.


2005 Academic Privatization, LLC