The Pick-Up at Pike & Rose

Introducing a brand new, convenient way to buy online for same-day pick-up at your favorite Pike & Rose stores. Whether it’s a last-minute hostess gift or you’ve walked out of the house without mascara on, download Pick Up – Pike & Rose from the App Store and start shopping today!

The Pick-Up, a contactless curbside service, is here! Place your orders with your favorite Pike & Rose shops and restaurants, park in a designated pick-up spot, and let them know you’ve arrived. Click here to view a map that highlights each pick-up area at Pike & Rose.

Founders of Cava, Cava Mezze, and Julii Will Open Melina in Pike & Rose on Monday, November 22

From The MoCo Show

Federal Realty has announced that Melina, a new full-service, fine casual Greek restaurant by the founders of Cava, Cava Mezze, and Julii, will open on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 905 Rose Avenue in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose neighborhood.

Founded by Cava partners Ted Xenohristos, Dimitri Moshovitis, and Ike Grigoropoulos, the 3,593-square-foot establishment is the team’s second restaurant at Pike & Rose. Named after Dimitri’s daughter, Melina is located on the street level of 909 Rose near the group’s French concept, Julii, which opened in 2018.

For more information, menus and photos, visit Melina’s website here and Instagram here.

Amendment to Pike & Rose Approved by the Planning Board

Last week the Planning Board approved a new amendment to Pike & Rose, Phase II, which will permit modifications to the previously approved office building on Meeting Street (Building/Block 9). This mixed-use building will include the new headquarters for Choice Hotels International. Choice will occur approximately 40% of the new building. 

The staff memo is available here https://montgomeryplanningboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Pike-and-Rose-Amendment-G-Staff-Report-FINAL.pdf

Privai Spa + Salon is Taking Over Mynd Spa Locations in Pike & Rose and Kentlands

From The MoCo Show

Privai, the luxury skin and body care line, announced the expansion of its brand earlier this week with the debut of Privai | Spa + Salon.

Per the press release, they will open a Pike & Rose location followed by a Gaithersburg location here in MoCo.

Per the Pike & Rose Instagram account, Privai is expected to open by the end of the year. The Gaithersburg location (Kentlands) is expected to open early next year. Both will move into the previous locations of Mynd Spa, per the Privai website. Mynd Spa closed all locations permanently in March of 2020.

Full press release below:

Focused on personalized wellness for the whole being, each destination will deliver signature experiences, unsurpassed services, rejuvenating treatments, and results-driven products.

Located throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region, the first two locations to open this year will be Westpost (formerly Pentagon Row) and North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose followed by Fairfax Corner, Reston, Gaithersburg and Tyson’s Corner early next year.

Founded upon the belief that everyone deserves “spa in a bottle” skincare products that provide accessible luxury and rejuvenation, Christina Stratton and Ilana Alberico developed the Privai line following the success of their spa and wellness management company, Innovative Spa Management (ISM SPA).

This next evolution of the Privai brand brings their passion about self-care and personalized wellness to life in order to better serve individuals’ body, mind, and sense of self.“We are thrilled to evolve Privai into a personalized lifestyle brand because we are committed to delivering a world-class experience,” said Ms. Stratton, co-founder and CEO of Privai. “We want to offer a place that truly realizes individual needs: from spa and body treatments to salon and beauty services. We understand that no two guests are alike, and it is this belief that inspires us to curate unique experiences, one’s antidote for respite and recharging.”The new Privai | Spa + Salon locations will be managed by ISM SPA and include a partnership with the co-founders’ newest technology innovation, Spa Space, an app which pairs expert licensed providers and stylists to meet customer’s needs. In addition, Privai | Spa + Salon locations will open under the guidance of Anne Melby, who has joined ISM SPA as Senior Vice President and will be responsible for overseeing operations for ISM SPA and all Privai | Spa + Salon locations. A highly respected and accomplished industry veteran with over 20 years within the hospitality and wellness sectors, Ms. Melby has held multiple positions with Red Door Spa Holdings, in addition to managing her entrepreneurial venture, Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness.For more information, please visit www.privai.com.

Choice Hotels Chooses Pike & Rose

 Federal Realty Investment Trust today announced that Choice Hotels International, Inc. has signed a long-term lease to occupy 105,000 square feet in 915 Meeting Street, a new 276,000-square-foot trophy office building to be constructed at the award-winning mixed-use development of Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland.

Rendering: A proposed rendering of 915 Meeting Street, which will serve as Choice Hotels’ headquarters at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, MD. The company will relocate there beginning in December 2023.
Rendering: Block 9 at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, MD.
Rendering: A proposed rendering of 915 Meeting Street, which will serve as Choice Hotels’ headquarters at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, MD. The company will relocate there beginning in December 2023.
Rendering: Block 9 at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, MD.

“Pike & Rose has everything employers and employees are looking for in office space today – convenient location with excellent regional access and world-class amenities both inside and outside of the building,” said Wendy Seher, the company’s president of the east coast region. “We are excited to add a company of the caliber of Choice Hotels to the growing list of leading firms that have chosen a Federal Realty office environment to help them attract quality talent and enhance their brands.”

915 Meeting Street will be a 16-story, state-of-the-art, LEED Gold-targeted building featuring 9,600 square feet of ground floor retail, approximately 25,000-square-foot flexible floor plates and 700 dedicated parking spaces. The building, designed by Gensler, will incorporate a vibrant architectural design that includes numerous amenities, such as a rooftop conference center with collaborative common areas, WiredScore-targeted connectivity, a fitness center, and resource-efficient sustainable and wellness features.

Located in the rapidly emerging submarket of North Bethesda, 915 Meeting Street will sit within the transit-oriented, LEED Gold-certified neighborhood of Pike & Rose and its more than 400,000 square feet of thoughtfully curated retail, services, dining, and entertainment offerings. The new construction comes following the success of Pike & Rose’s 300,000 square feet of existing office product, which includes tenants such as Bank of AmericaJLLIndustriousOneDigital and Federal Realty’s corporate headquarters.

915 Meeting Street is expected to break ground later this year. The building is 40% pre-leased to Choice Hotels, who plans to relocate approximately 400 corporate employees from its current headquarters beginning in December of 2023. Bernie McCarthy, executive managing director, and Danny Sheridan, managing director at JLL represented Federal Realty, and Steve London, vice chairman at Savills represented Choice Hotels.

“It’s been gratifying to see Pike & Rose become an established neighborhood and the real estate of choice for multiple uses,” said Don Wood, chief executive officer for Federal Realty. “The continued demand for office at our mixed-use developments, coming from world-class companies like Splunk and NetApp at Santana, Partners Healthcare and PUMA at Assembly, and now Choice at Pike & Rose, validates our track record of delivering a high-quality product that capitalizes on the highly amenitized environments we have created.”

ESAB, Global Provider of Innovative Fabrication Technology Solutions, Relocating World HQ to 909 Rose in North Bethesda

From the MoCo Show

Federal Realty announced today that two new tenants, ESAB and Emagine IT, have committed to 909 Rose, located in the award-winning Pike & Rose neighborhood in North Bethesda.

The new tenants will join OneDigitalUnited SolutionsIndustrious and Federal Realty. With the addition of these two tenants, the building is nearly 80 percent leased.

Per Federal Realty:

ESAB, a world leader in the production of fabrication technology, will relocate its world headquarters from Annapolis Junction, Md. to 909 Rose before the end of the year. ESAB is taking all 20,887 square feet on the eighth floor, which will be the primary home of its global support functions and senior management team. The global company has more than 9,000 employees in offices and manufacturing facilities across five continents.

“ESAB is excited to announce its new world headquarters in North Bethesda, Maryland,” said Michele Campion, Vice President, Human Resources. “As a team oriented business and leader in our industry driven by continuous improvement, the dynamic Pike & Rose neighborhood is the ideal location, with a wide array of amenities, for our existing team members and clients, as well as a place we can proudly welcome new business partners and attract future talent.”

Emagine IT, an enterprise IT and cybersecurity services and consulting company, committed to 9,787 square feet on the ninth floor. Emagine IT will relocate from Fairfax, Va.

The building also has extremely efficient, customizable spec suites ranging from 1,700 to 7,270 square feet available with a choice of design finishes that tenants can tailor to their own specifications. The suites are located on the sixth floor, offer panoramic views and are move-in ready.

News from Pike & Rose

Urban Market This Weekend and a New Restaurant at the Block Food Hall

TIME TO GET CRAFTY
From Friday, October 8th – Sunday, October 10th experience Etsy IRL when URBNmrkt comes to Grand Park Ave. at Pike & Rose! Local crafters from all over the DMV will feature unique items and handmade products to give customers a totally unique shopping experience. Learn more about the event and RSVP to save the date here

WASA-BAE?
Let the good times roll at Block Food Hall, welcome Sushi Oma! Redefine the sushi experience and enjoy their creative & affordable Japanese cuisine with signature rolls like the Green Caterpillar Roll with spicy crunchy tuna and avocado, and the Sweetheart Roll which is actually shaped like a heart. Not in the mood for a roll? Try the Raw Oyster Bar! Preview the menu and stop by. 

Pike & Rose Job Fair Sept. 14

See if one of the excellent restaurants and stores at Pike & Rose has the perfect job for you by stopping by the job fair.

Pike & Rose is holding a job fair at Amp by Strathmore Tuesday, September 14 from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Some of the participating retailers include Call Your Mother, Fogo de Chao, Sunday Morning Bakehouse, H & M, Visionworks, REI, Nada, Sports & Social, Julii, Burger Fi, Melina, Ipic, and Chipotle,