Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


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Federal Realty requests faster creation of Pike District amenities

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From Bethesda Beat

Earlier this month, Federal Realty’s chief executive officer sent County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council a letter airing grievances related to development in the White Flint area near Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. CEO Donald Wood complained that road upgrade projects have fallen behind schedule, progress is sluggish on creating parks and civic spaces and the county isn’t adequately following through on the goals outlined in the White Flint Sector Plan passed in 2010.…

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Q&A with Jill McCarthy, Director of Marketing Federal Realty Investment Trust

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From Meetings Today

Tell me more about the Pike & Rose neighborhood and what it brings to Montgomery County’s offerings.
Pike & Rose is truly at the heart of it all. At the crossroads of Rockville Pike, Montrose Parkway and Old Georgetown Road, the neighborhood is centrally located at the intersection of Montgomery County, Maryland’s main thoroughfare.

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Congratulations, Federal Realty and Evan Goldman

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In a recent article about “Best Real Estate Deals” in the Washington Business JournalPike & Rose was lauded as a project  that “already offers a lively mix of places to eat, shop, live and work within its initial phase of development.” (We couldn’t agree more.)

The article quoted Friends of White Flint board member and Federal Realty Vice President of Development Evan Goldman who said, “We wanted the first phase to stand alone as a new center for nightlife and entertainment in the county while construction of phase two was underway.…

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Federal Realty Signs Big Office Tenant for Pike & Rose

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The office market in our area is still rather “iffy.”  Recently, JBG announced that they’d be adjusting the proportion of office to residential space in favor of the latter at their North Bethesda Market II project.  They are concerned that the office space won’t fill.

So, it comes as great news that Federal Realty has leased 40,000 square feet of office space at Pike & Rose to Bank of America Merrill Lynch!…

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Federal Realty Requests Sign Variances at Pike & Rose

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Construction for phase one at Pike & Rose is becoming more visible as it rises above the barrier fencing that surrounds it.  Presently, that fencing is covered by a cheap, green mesh but Federal Realty thinks it can do better.  To upgrade the look, though, they’ll need approval for a variance from the Sign Review Board.…

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Perfect weather for a perfect Bike to Work pitstop in the Pike District

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Executive Director Amy Ginsburg open for business at Bike to Work Day
Traci McPhail (L) and Peggy Schwartz from the North Bethesda Transportation Center are all smiles on Bike to Work Day
Councilmember Andrew Friedson (L) talks with the oldest Bike to Work participant (R)
Councilmember Andrew Friedson brags that the White Flint/Pike District area had the county’s first separated bike lane.
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Pike & Rose’s Newest Office Building

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909 Rose Avenue at Pike & Rose is a new, mixed-use, 200,000+ RSF Class A office building with retail tenants at ground floor. The building includes a dedicated office lobby with shared amenity spaces. The amenities include a fully fit-out fitness center with full service locker rooms, multiple meeting areas, in addition to a pantry and café/lounge area.…

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Thank you Councilmembers Friedson and Glass for touring the Pike District

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On a blustery Saturday, resident, business, and property owner board members from Friends of White Flint took Councilmember Andrew Friedson and Councilmember Evan Glass on a tour of the Pike District/White Flint. It was wonderful talking about ways to make our community safer for pedestrians and cyclists, more activated, and more vibrant.…

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More about second White Flint metro entrance

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WMATA is currently studying how they might design and build a second entrance at the White Flint metro station. Here are some slides from a presentation they made at a North Bethesda Transportation Management District meeting last week.

2010 Study

In 2010, WMATA created a station access plan with the goals of creating: 1) better access at the existing Marinelli Road station entrance, 2) two options for a new north entrance, and 3) possible alignments for a pedestrian connection.…

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