Albert Turner builds 75 single-family homes by age 21. Establishes first construction business.
How We Got Here
Albert Turner serves three years in Navy SeaBees. Receives Honorary Discharge.
Modern Construction Company, later Maryland Community Developers (MCD) Enterprises, is incorporated. Focuses on developing residential communities throughout Maryland.
Albert Turner acquires property in Prince George County, plans Hollywood subdivision of College Park, Maryland.
Albert Turner lobbies Maryland legislature to incorporate undeveloped area between Riverdale and Lanham as City of Carrollton, named by Turner for the “historically famous family of Carrolls – founders of American democracy.”
Carrollton Enterprises is founded. Focuses on creating “livable” planned neighborhoods with shopping areas, parks and recreational spaces, infrastructures – a concept predating the era of the “modern planned city.”
Albert Turner serves as first Mayor of City of Carrollton.
City of Carrollton, Maryland is incorporated.
City of Carrollton is renamed the City of New Carrollton, to distinguish it from other two Carrollton cities in Maryland.
Monorail extends to Carrollton, establishing it as commuter suburb in Prince George’s County.
Carrollton Enterprises and MCD Enterprises build a portfolio of successful shopping centers, restaurants, hotels, office buildings.
Carrollton Development Group is formed.
Albert W. Turner Foundation is formed in memory of company founder.