State CEnter Team:



Phase i team:


The developer of State Center is Ekistics, LLC, a Baltimore-based development firm with deep expertise in urban infill and adaptive re-use projects. Ekistics is led by CEO Caroline G. Moore who has over 25 years of experience in public-private partnerships and mixed-use developments. For more information, visit


Commercial Developer

The team at commercial DEVELOPMENT believes success is rooted in a strong foundation of integrity, a core commitment to innovation and an unyielding quest for unrealized value. Commercial DEVELOPMENT's organizational structure allows them to internally leverage decades of cost estimating, building construction, community planning and project design experiences to navigate today’s complex real estate landscape. The result is an unmatched capacity to sift through the average in order to arrive at the exceptional. From uncovering an extraordinary opportunity all the way through to unparalleled execution, each development endeavor, commercial DEVELOPMENT undertakes is tailored and designed for headliner success. For more information, visit



Ron Adolph serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The TAC Companies, LLC. - Parent of TAC Transport, LLC. Mr. Adolph Founded TAC Transport LLC in 2000 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Adolph also founded TAC Productions. Previously, he worked at Gilbane Building Company, The Adolph Group, Faith Construction, and Waste Management, Inc. He served as Divisional President of Waste Transportation Leader Waste Management Inc.’s He has Over 24 years of experience in transportation, solid waste management, and construction management. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering Degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Lead Design Architect

Mithun is a leading international design practice that creates lasting places for people. The firm’s innovative and collaborative spirit encompasses planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture and interior design services—a multidisciplinary approach that unites human and natural systems within the built environment. Mithun was recently recognized by Architect Magazine as a Top 50 Design Firm and tied for number one on their Architect 50 list for Top Ten Sustainable Firms in 2011. For more information, visit


Architect of Record

Design Collective is a nationally-recognized architecture, landscape architecture and interior design firm renowned for excellence in design and outstanding client service. For 35 years, Design Collective has been dedicated to enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the workplace through the innovative use of space, materials and technology. The firm, headquartered in Baltimore, provides a full spectrum of design services from feasibility and programming to furnishings, finishes and equipment specification. For more information, visit


Construction Manager

Hensel Phelps is a premier full-service facilities solutions provider committed to delivering the highest quality solutions, and creating the most efficient facilities for our clients, from the conception of a project through construction, operations and asset management. With experience in planning, building and managing facilities in nearly every building sector, our success employing industry-leading processes has established us as trusted partners. Hensel Phelps is consistently ranked among the top general contractors and construction managers in the nation by Engineering News Record. For more information, visit



George Tyler is a Co-Managing Member of the State Center Development, a founding partner of Ekistics LLC and the Managing Partner of Ekistics Capital Advisors.  Mr. Tyler has specialized in real estate finance and investment, as well as corporate finance over the last twenty years. He has lead and participated in raising capital in excess of $10 billion in the international and US equity and debt capital markets for both real-estate and non-real estate uses, and is passionate about sustainability in the built environment.