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Donohoe Companies move to Maryland after 132 years in D.C.

D.C.'s oldest real estate agency accepts conditional loan offer from Maryland
  • The Donohoe Companies received a $500,000 conditional loan for the move from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund.
  • Donohoe also received a $100,000 grant convertible to a loan from Montgomery County.
  • The Donohoe Companies was founded in Washington D.C. in 1884.
  • The Donohoe Companies employ over 1,400 industry professionals in Washington D.C. and Maryland.

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7101 Wisconsin Ave./Google Maps screenshot After 132 years in Washington D.C, the Donohoe Companies are packing things up and heading north. But don't fret -- its new headquarters will be located just five miles away at 7101 Wisconsin Ave., a Maryland address. Washington D.C's oldest full-service real estate agency will leave behind its current office at 2101 Wisconsin Ave. and move to the newly renovated building up the road, managed by Brandywine Realty. According to the press release, the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund has granted the Donohoe Companies $500,000 in a conditional loan pending the relocation. The MEDAA awards loans and grants based on "Priority Funding Areas," which includes Bethesda, Maryland, where the new office is located. According to Maureen Kilcullen, deputy director of media relations and public affairs at the Maryland Department of Commerce, the conditions of the grant require that Donohoe maintains its headquarters a...