Development was booming in Montgomery County in 2019.

Projects sprouted across the county, providing new apartment complexes, retail space and offices.

Among the most interesting projects to local readers, according to a review of Bethesda Beat web traffic, was the listing of a portion of Lakeforest Mall for sale, construction beginning on a Rockville development and the sale of Marriott’s Bethesda campus.

The 15 most-read development stories of 2019, according to website traffic were: