- The Washington Times - Sunday, September 24, 2017

The District’s Fox affiliate, WTTG, and WDCA Fox 5 Plus have entered into a letter of intent with Carr Properties to relocate their television facilities and operations from the Friendship Heights section of the capital to 7272 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda, Maryland — a distance of less than 2 miles — by 2021.

“We are thrilled to move our facilities to Montgomery County into what will be a grade A complex developed by Carr Properties and we thank the State of Maryland and Montgomery County for making this possible,” Patrick Paolini, vice president and general manager at WTTG, said in a statement. “This will be a state-of-the-art facility that will keep us in the heart of the Washington, D.C. metro area and allow us to better serve our community.”

The new state-of-the-art studio and office space will comprise 57,500 square foot of the new Carr property in Bethesda. WTTG has operated at its District location since 1966.

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Fox Television’s relocation to Maryland is further proof that more and more great companies are recognizing the tremendous value and advantages of doing business here,” said Gov. Larry Hogan in a statement. “This move, which brings approximately 200 employees into the state, is a win for our state and for Montgomery County as we continue to attract growing companies like Fox.”

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