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


Category Archives: Development Projects

Latest Rendering of Arrowwood

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Arrowwood, a 294 unit residential building at the corner of Citadel Avenue and Marinelli Road, will begin construction in January, 2019. Located near Harris Teeter, Wentworth House, and Aurora, Arrowwood will bring more housing to the White Flint/Pike District area in 2021. LCOR is the developer of this exciting new addition to our community that will be part of North Bethesda Center.…

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Why developers are offering ‘experiences’ to attract suburbanites

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Katherine Shaver of The Washington Post just wrote about the Pike District, suburban urbanism, and mixed-use developments in a must-read article. The first part is below.  Visit The Washington Post to read the entire article.

The new Strathmore Square being planned for Montgomery County will have all the markings of an urban-suburban development: upscale apartments in mid- and high-rise buildings and perhaps office space or a hotel — all at a Metro Red Line station.…

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Learn more about the redevelopment of the Old Georgetown Saab and Nissan Properties

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Old Georgetown SAAB Property and Old Georgetown Nissan Property, LLC invites the community to attend a meeting to review plans for the redevelopment of Lot 9, former VOB Saab; Lot 10, former Capital One Bank branch; Lot 5, former VOB Nissan dealership; as well as undeveloped parcels (Parcel 613 and Parcel 614) and certain contiguous portions of the existing road right-of ways in Rockville, Maryland.…

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Gorgeous new development proposed for Old Georgetown Road

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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.

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Sept 27 Meeting for Re-Development of Saab and Nissan Properties on Old Georgetown Road

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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.…

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Images of Guardian’s 62+ Apartment Building

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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. …

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Tomorrow is meeting day, apparently.

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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. …

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Western Workaround Construction Should Begin Soon.

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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.…

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Plans for Strathmore Square Revealed

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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.…

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Council approves 15% MPDUs in most expensive parts of MoCo

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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.…

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