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New FBI headquarters site on hold until Congress secures funding

New FBI headquarters site on hold until Congress secures funding

Plans to relocate the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters from Washington have been put on hold until Congress approves funding, the General Services Administration announced Friday.

Virginia and Maryland officials have been competing for years to land the proposed the 2.1 million-square-foot FBI headquarters, which would house roughly 11,000 employees, making it one of the largest federal facilities in either state.

The FBI and the GSI have selected Greenbelt and Landover in Prince George's County and Springfield, Va., as possible sites for the new campus to replace the deteriorating J. Edgar Hoover Building in downtown Washington and bring together employees who are...

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