Category Archives: Development Projects
A local developer wants to mimic the success of Federal Realty Investment Trust’s Pike & Rose in North Bethesda.
VOB Development, owned by the Rankin family, has submitted plans to transform three blocks between Old Georgetown Road and Grand Park Avenue into what the company hopes will become a destination.
Comments Off on Sept 27 Meeting for Re-Development of Saab and Nissan Properties on Old Georgetown Road
NOTICE OF SKETCH PLAN APPLICATION PRE-SUBMITTAL COMMUNITY MEETING
September 12, 2018
Plan Type: Sketch Plan
Applicant: Old Georgetown Saab Property LLC, OGRCAP1LLC, Old Georgetown Nisan Property LLC
Name of Plan: VOB White Flint
Current Zoning: CR-4: C 2.0, R 3.5, H 250’
Area Included: Approximately 5.06 acres
Geographic Location: South side of Old Georgetown Road east of its intersection with Executive Boulevard and north of Market Street.… Read More
Comments Off on Images of Guardian’s 62+ Apartment Building
Guardian will soon be submitting its plans to the Planning Board for an age-restricted apartment building at 6000 Executive Blvd. The Pike District/White Flint area doesn’t have any of this sort of housing (age 62 and older) so it will be a welcome addition to our community. This apartment building is building A, and the existing office building will remain. … Read More
First, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meets at 8 am on September 5 at Snyder Cohn.
Second, Guardian Realty Investors invites people to attend a Preliminary Plan/Site Plan Pre-Application Meeting to review plans for the future development at 6000 Executive Boulevard. The meeting will be at the Shriver Aquatic Center from 7 to 8 pm on September 5. … Read More
Find below MCDOT’s plans for the Western Workaround, Phase Two. Confused about what this oft-mentioned project will do? You’re not alone.
Basically, the Western Workaround is going to get rid of the big curve on Old Georgetown Road near Executive Boulevard and open up Towne Road (the current dead-end road behind Pike and Rose.) The Western Workaround will create a new intersection with Executive Boulevard, Old Georgetown Road, and Towne Road.… Read More
Comments Off on Plans for Strathmore Square Revealed
As reported in Bethesda Beat
Over the next few decades, Strathmore Square at Grosvenor-Strathmore metro will include seven or more buildings, transforming the current asphalt parking lot into a walkable and distinctive community. Fivesquares Development is submitting an application for initial approval from the Planning Board.
Fivesquares’ project application divides the roughly 15-acre site into six sections and describes the development plans for each:
Parcel 1, along Tuckerman Lane near the intersection with Cloister Drive, is slated for a 220-foot-tall building encompassing about 430,400 square feet.… Read More
Comments Off on Council approves 15% MPDUs in most expensive parts of MoCo
Recently passed MPDU Bills 34-17 and 38-17 make several changes to the county MPDU law to enhance administrative flexibility and clarify provisions of the law. These changes will take effect on October 31, 2018 and include:
Connecting MPDU eligibility expressly to household income as opposed to the MPDU sale price and financing information.… Read More
In a recent post on Greater Greater Washington, Dan Reed for Just Up the Pike shows that White Flint is second in Montgomery County for the number of residential units in the pipeline with 3,827 homes waiting to be built.
If you add all of the county’s master plan or sector plan areas up, there were about 47,000 homes that have been approved to be built as of May 2018.… Read More
Comments Off on Federal Realty requests faster creation of Pike District amenities
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.… Read More
Comments Off on A new burger joint for Pike & Rose
We’re excited to announce that BurgerFi will open at Pike and Rose this winter!
Federal Realty said the gourmet burger chain will open at 11881 Grand Park Ave. The fast-casual restaurant chain features all-natural hamburgers, hand-cut french fries, Vienna beef hot dogs, veggie and vegan burgers and frozen shakes and custards.… Read More