Waldorf, Md. — The Republic Family of Cos. has broken ground on Waldorf Park, a 35,000-square-foot retail project in Waldorf. The development is expected to open in the first half of 2021. Committed tenants at Waldorf Park include Chick-fil-A, Jersey Mike’s and Starbucks. The property is located along Crain Highway, about 20 miles southeast of downtown Washington, D.C. Venture Construction Co. is the general contractor for Waldorf Park, and Jimmy Richards & Sons Excavating is the site contractor. The architect is Brasher Designs. Sandy Spring Bank provided construction financing.