Water tanks painted with the Maryland 'M' in the Discovery District, College Park, MD

Contact Us

The Discovery District is managed by the University of Maryland and the Terrapin Development Company. To discuss space for your organization in the Discovery District, arrange a tour, or to learn more information, please contact:

Portrait of Katie Gerbes

Katie Gerbes

Development Manager, Terrapin Development Company
Portrait of Sammy Popat

Sammy Popat

Campus Connector and Discovery District Manager, University of Maryland

The Discovery District is managed out of the Startup UMD Suite, which can be found at:

Startup UMD

7878 Diamondback Drive
Suite B
College Park, Maryland 20740


About the University of Maryland

UMD Campus

University of Maryland logo

The University of Maryland is the flagship campus of the state’s higher educational system and a top-ranked public research institution. We are a diverse community of 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 388,000 alumni, all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.


About Terrapin Development Company

Terrapin Development Company

Terrapin Development Company logo

Terrapin Development Company (TDC) is a joint venture real estate and economic development entity created by the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland College Park Foundation. TDC's mission is to create long term value for its members while transforming Greater College Park into a vibrant, diverse and walkable community that attracts the best faculty, staff and students, and galvanizes a culture of research and entrepreneurship.

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