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

Living the life at Pike & Rose

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Some of our favorite local bloggers spent some time at Pike & Rose and shared their fun findings and to-do’s around the neighborhood.

BLOGGER’S GUIDE TO PIKE & ROSE

Capital Moms – Celebrating Summer at Pike & Rose

Mom the Magnificent – Date Night at Sur la Table

Bellajenna – Style on The Pike Giveaway

Never Turn Down a Cupcake – Pike Central Farm Market and Owen’s Ordinary Brunch

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Meeting on Grosvenor-Strathmore Garage with Fivesquares Development Tuesday

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Fivesquares Development, which is heading up the project near the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station, is giving a presentation Tuesday night to residents and answering questions ahead of submitting its proposal to the Montgomery County Planning Department.  Fivesquares will be building multifamily housing and a village green. over several decades.

Fivesquares is firing up plans to expand the Metro garage in order to make up for the spaces lost when the surface lot is developed.…

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Guardian’s Redevelopment Plans Receive Initial Approval

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Montgomery County Planning Department gave preliminary approval to the project at the corner of Executive Blvd. and Old Georgetown. Often called the Guardian property, it is located at 6000 Executive Blvd. It would be the first redevelopment in the White Flint 2 sector plan area and would be build in three phases. …

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Planning Board Takes Up White Flint Projects

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On May 3, The Planning Board will review the Site Plan Amendment for Pike and Rose (Phase I and II) as well as the Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) for a Signature Business Headquarters.

ZTA No. 18-05 amends the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance to create a new use for a Signature Business Headquarters, and to provide a process for approval of a Signature Business Headquarters plan.…

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MoCo proposes to shorten development review process for Amazon HQ2

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On Tuesday, County Council will vote on a proposal to cut in dramatically decrease the time of the development review process for  companies, like Amazon, that bring more than 25,000 employees to an area near a Metro station in the county. That means they will do the review in sixty days.…

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North Bethesda Property Owner Plans “Heroic” Office Tower, Active Adult Housing Near Pike & Rose

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From Bethesda Beat

An initial proposal submitted earlier this month to the Montgomery County Planning Department by Guardian Realty LLC indicates the three new buildings would be arranged around an existing office building at 6000 Executive Blvd. The company owns the roughly 7-acre property and has its corporate offices in the seven-story building that currently stands on the site, just southwest of Pike & Rose.…

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Two New Pike & Rose Restaurants: Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar and Commonwealth Indian

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From Bethesda Beat

A sushi and sake bar and an Indian restaurant will soon open at Pike & Rose.

Commonwealth Indian will open in place of La Madeleine on Old Georgetown Road, and Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar in what had been Carluccio’s next to Owen’s Ordinary.

Kusshi Sushi, which takes its name from the kusshi oyster, will open in the fall, offering sushi rarities such as sea urchin and its namesake oyster, according to a Pike & Rose spokeswoman.…

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Amazon tours D.C., Maryland and Virginia in search for new headquarters

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From The Washington Post

Officials from Amazon.com toured sites in Washington, Montgomery County, Md., and Northern Virginia last week — the latest sign that the tech giant is seriously considering adding a second headquarters with as many as 50,000 jobs to the D.C. area, according to officials in all three jurisdictions.…

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