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


Tag Archives: JBG

Hines buys two properties in the Pike District

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North Bethesda I and II

Commercial Property Executive reported that real estate company Hines announced the acquisition of North Bethesda Place I & II from JBG Cos. The amount was undisclosed but Bisnow reports the purchase price was $54.6 million.

The two adjacent buildings, located just three blocks away from the White Flint Metro station on the Red Line, sit at 5515 Security Lane and 11400 Rockville Pike.

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Updates on North Bethesda Market II

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Greg Trimmer presented JBG’s amended site plan for the North Bethesda Market II development project, located at Rockville Pike and Executive Boulevard, at this month’s White Flint Implementation meeting. The original site plan was approved in early 2012, however, there have been a few prevailing factors that have stopped the project from moving forward.…

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Updates from the July White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee Meeting

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Here are the updates from the White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee meeting from Monday, July 14th:

Nkosi Yearwood began the committee meeting by discussing updates on one development project: Pike and Rose construction of Phase 1 is moving forward very nicely. The plan of Phase II is going to the Planning Board on July 24th.…

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What’s In and Out in White Flint

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Yesterday, Bethesda Now reported the news that Gaithersburg restaurant Quincy’s Bar and Grille will be opening a location in White Flint.  Featuring casual fare and live music, the newest Quincy’s will be located at 11401 Woodglen Drive, between Executive Boulevard and Nicholson Lane. It’s the mid-rise building with a shopping strip on the ground floor and it’s part of the second phase of JBG’s North Bethesda Market II.

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North Bethesda Market II Getting Back on Track

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On Tuesday evening, JBG presented its latest thinking on the redevelopment of North Bethesda Market II, the block between Rockville Pike and Woodglen Drive, with Nicholson Lane to the north and Executive Boulevard to the south (excluding the Exxon station on the corner).  The site is planned to hold not only White Flint’s tallest building at 300 ft but the tallest building in the county.  

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North Bethesda Market II Ramping Back Up?

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North Bethesda Market II has been proposed with one of the most unique architectural designs for White Flint redevelopment, thus far.  So, we were excited to receive an indication that this on-hold project might be coming back to life soon.  JBG is hosting a public meeting to “review amendments to previously approved plans and to discuss the proposed mixed-use development” that is North Bethesda Market II, on the property bounded by Rockville Pike, Nicholson Lane, Woodglen Drive and Executive Boulevard.

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Updates from White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee January Meeting

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Here are some updates from the White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee Meeting on January 13th:

The discussion started with a focus on Woodglen Drive and Executive Boulevard. Committee members are concerned with the issues surrounding the shared-use path on Woodglen Drive.  There has been some confusion after the county permitting department made what appears to be a mistake when dealing with Paladar Kitchen and Rum Bar.  …

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The timeline: Cranes over White Flint

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Part of an occasional series looking at how the new White Flint will come together.

Cranes are rising over White Flint as the vision of the White Flint Sector Plan becomes a reality. But while some projects are humming along towards opening day, others are proceeding more slowly. In our next Timeline post, let’s take a look at the status of four local developments in various stages of planning and construction.…

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Paladar Adds New Brunch Offerings

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Paladar Latin Kitchen is quickly becoming a White Flint staple.  Since opening at the end of summer, their outdoor patios were regularly packed in nice weather.  And, as the temperature drops, they’re offering some new items to entice you in for brunch.   Served both Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm, the new items include a variety of bottomless mimosas and three new entrees.  

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Friends Around Town

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Your Friends have been out in the community over the last month and we’re grateful to our partners for engaging us in these fascinating opportunities.  Dan Reed and I were both panelists during a Montgomery Housing Partnership breakfast focused on social media in community engagement.

Rob with speakers

Rob Goldman (President of MHP), Brandon Jenkins (Popularise.com/Fundrise.com), Dan Reed (FoWF and JustUpThePike.com), Lindsay Hoffman (FoWF) & Evan Glass (Moderator & MHP Board Member)

Montgomery Housing Partnership’s mission is to expand and preserve affordable housing in Montgomery County – something that will become an issue in White Flint if the county truly wants to draw a younger demographic.  …

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