Kiddie Academy to open up its first facility in Montgomery County at Shady Grove Development Park!

Germantown, Maryland, February 23, 2015 – Minkoff Development Corporation is proud to announce that the first Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care Center in Montgomery County will open this summer at Shady Grove Development Park. The facility is about 10,400 square feet and includes an additional 5,400 square feet of fenced-in outside play areas.  Kiddie Academy will join other kid-friendly uses already in operation at Shady Grove Development that include: Dobre Gymnastics, FreeState Gymnastics, Monster Mini Golf, Pump It Up, Renaissance Art Center, and SkyZone Trampoline Park.

Shady Grove Development Park, located on the east side of I-270 between Shady Grove Road and I-370, is a 40+ acre office, flex, and light industrial park with over 745,000 square feet in ten buildings. 

About Minkoff Development Corporation

Minkoff Development Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, is a privately held, third generation, real estate development firm that develops for its own portfolio.  Planning, development, general contracting, property management and leasing services are all offered in-house, allowing Minkoff Development Corporation to offer its tenants one-stop, efficient, responsive, and old-fashioned service.  Minkoff Development currently owns and manages 22 buildings containing over 1.8 million square feet of office, industrial, flex and retail space throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.  For more information on Minkoff Development, please visit:

About Kiddie Academy

Established in 1981, Kiddie Academy has been providing better ways to care for and educate children. Kiddie Academy provides the kind of care that focuses on learning and fun along with the key components of their Life Essentials curriculum. Life Essentials is a philosophy that includes their programs and techniques. There are four pillars of Life Essentials, which are: Developmentally appropriate curriculum, health and fitness, technology education and character education. These four pillars give children the tools to succeed in school and in life. All teachers at Kiddie Academy are highly trained, attentive and admired individuals. They are required to participate in ongoing professional development programs to ensure their mastery of the standards-based curriculum, character education and early childhood education skills. Kiddie Academy also sets the standards for safety, education and trust. To help you chose what environment is best for your child, Kiddie Academy has provided a quality childcare checklist.  This checklist includes equipment and supplies, cleanliness and health and safety features along with additional items. For additional information please visit the company’s website at