A Guide to Bethesda-Area Development Projects

A Guide to Bethesda-Area Development Projects

Major apartment, condo and town house projects are springing up all over southern Montgomery County

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4990 Fairmont

ADDRESS: 4990 Fairmont Ave.
DETAILS: Tentatively set to open in 2017, this 17-story luxury condo building will have 72 units. In addition to retail space, the ground floor will have four studios dedicated to artists. The condos will be a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units; the building will have a rooftop garden and fitness center. At press time, prices were not available.


ADDRESS: 7770 Norfolk Ave.
DEVELOPER: The JBG Companies, Ross Development & Investment, CIM
DETAILS: JBG revealed April 21 that the building at the corner of Norfolk and Fairmont avenues is switching from apartments to condominiums. Scheduled to open late this year, the building will have 244 units. Amenities will include a rooftop pool, fitness center, concierge and club room. Units, which will range from 450 to 1,900 square feet, will feature hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Details on when units will go on sale and for how much were not yet available.


ADDRESS: 4915 Hampden Lane
DEVELOPER: Toll Brothers City Living
DETAILS: This 55-unit condo building is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, but units are for sale now. Homes will range in size from one to three bedrooms, feature 9-foot ceilings, and have an open kitchen with quartz countertops and custom cabinetry. Most units will have a private terrace or balcony, and the building will have a rooftop fitness center, a residents’ lounge and a rooftop terrace. On-site parking and a 24-hour concierge will also be available. Prices will range from $400,000 to $4 million.


ADDRESS: 8101 River Road
DEVELOPER: 1788 Holdings
DETAILS: Slated to open this fall on the former site of a quarry, this condo community will have 50 units ranging in size from 2,200 to 4,500 square feet, and all will feature either two or three bedrooms. Each condo will have a gas fireplace with a stone hearth, and each will offer direct access to an elevator. Ten-foot ceilings and kitchens outfitted with marble countertops and appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf will be featured, and every unit will have a 600- to 1,300-square-foot walkout terrace. The residents’ clubhouse will have a fitness center, his-and-hers steam room and sauna, library, lounge with a catering kitchen, and an outdoor pool. The gated community also will offer concierge services and valet parking. Prices range from $1.8 million to $4.8 million.


ADDRESS: 8302 Woodmont Ave.
DETAILS: The developer of Lionsgate condominium will break ground this spring on Stonehall, a nine-story condominium, with an opening date scheduled for the end of 2016. In addition to 46 two-bedroom units, the building will feature underground parking, a concierge, fitness center, penthouse lounge and game room, and a rooftop terrace. Units will average 1,150 square feet and will have high-end finishes and hardwood floors. Prices are not yet available.

A rendering of The Darcy on Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda


ADDRESS: 7171 Woodmont Ave.
DEVELOPER: PN Hoffman and StonebridgeCarras
DETAILS: This nine-story building across from Barnes & Noble will have 88 condos ranging in size from 835 to 2,395 square feet. The units will feature 9-foot ceilings, and some will have private balconies. The building will offer access to a 24-hour concierge service that can help residents with such tasks as tracking packages and picking up prescriptions. There will also be a guest suite that residents will be able to rent for out-of-towners. Scheduled to open late this spring; prices range from more than $600,000 to about $1.7 million.


ADDRESS: 4802 Montgomery Lane
DEVELOPER: 1788 Holdings
DETAILS: Expected to be completed late this year, The Lauren Residences will have 28 condominiums on seven levels. Prices for most units range from $1.5 to $4.8 million; the penthouse is on the market for $10 million. Condos will feature 9- and 10-foot ceilings, gas fireplaces and direct elevator access. Kitchens will be outfitted with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, and each unit will be controlled by a home automation system. Some will have private rooftop terraces. All residents will have access to private storage in the basement wine cellar. Building amenities will include a concierge, fitness center and parking garage with valet service.

Silver Spring


ADDRESS: 1320 Fenwick Lane
DEVELOPER: ProMark Real Estate Services
DETAILS: Formerly an office building, The Octave is scheduled to open this fall as an eight-story, 102-unit condominium with one- and two-bedroom residences. All units will have balconies or terraces and 9-foot ceilings, and will feature engineered hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. A penthouse club room with 20-foot ceilings will open to a rooftop terrace that offers views of both the Bethesda and D.C. skylines. One bedrooms start from the low-$200,000s and two bedrooms from the mid-$300,000s.





ADDRESS: 4918 Elmo Ave.
DEVELOPER: The Bainbridge Companies
DETAILS: This 17-story, pet-friendly apartment building opened last year in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle neighborhood. Apartments, which average roughly 850 square feet in size, range from $1,400 to $4,400 per month. Features include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and, in some units, walk-in closets and floor-to-ceiling windows. The 200-unit building has a two-story lobby, a parking garage with bike storage, a cyber café and a fitness center. There is also a rooftop terrace with a fire pit and swimming pool.


ADDRESS: 7535 Old Georgetown Road
DETAILS: Slated to open in early 2016, this 15-story building on the former site of United Bank will offer 101 apartments ranging in size from one to three bedrooms. Units will have wood flooring and stainless steel appliances. Buildingwide amenities will include a rooftop green area with indoor and outdoor seating, a fitness center and a wine cellar. At press time, rents were not available.

FLATS 8300

ADDRESS: 8300 Wisconsin Ave.
DEVELOPER: StonebridgeCarras
DETAILS: Under construction and set to open in November, this nine-story, 359-unit apartment building at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Battery Lane is scheduled to begin leasing early in the fall. Units will have engineered hardwood flooring in the kitchen and living spaces, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a movable kitchen island. Some units will have balconies. The pet-friendly building will feature a rooftop deck with a demonstration kitchen, fireside lounge and pool. Inside: a coffee bar, pet spa and a fitness center. The courtyard outside and building’s exterior will spotlight works by artists Kent Bloomer and Barton Rubenstein. The mixed-use project will include a Harris Teeter grocery store with a Starbucks, as well as underground parking for residents. At press time, rents were not available.

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