208 MARCH/APRIL2016 | BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM
spring. The 140 units include espresso-color
kitchen cabinets, tile backsplashes and
quartz countertops. The building is steps
from the Capital Crescent Trail and includes
a bocce ball court and bicycle storage area.
ADDRESS: 7770 Norfolk Ave.
DEVELOPERS: The JBG Companies, Ross
Development & Investment, CIM
DE TAILS: Last year this project switched
from apartments to condos and then back to
apartments after the developers decided the
condos were selling too slowly. The 17-story,
244-unit building in Woodmont Triangle is
nearly complete. Units range from 450 to
1,900 square feet, and amenities include
a fitness center and rooftop lounge. The
building also will be home to Community, a
new diner concept from the founder of BGR
The Burger Joint restaurants. Leasing was
scheduled to begin in February, but as of
press time rents had not been listed.
ADDRESS: 100 Commerce Lane
DE TAILS: This 15-story apartment building
has been rising on a small piece of real
estate along busy Old Georgetown Road
since early last year. The 101-unit building
will include a rooftop green area, fitness
center and wine cellar. It’s expected to be
completed this fall, but Kettler had not
released rents as of press time. Features
include private terraces, wood-plank
flooring, stone-tiled showers and white
ADDRESS: 8300 Wisconsin Ave.
DE TAILS: This 359-unit, nine-story
apartment building will include a ground-floor Harris Teeter grocery store and a
Starbucks. The building is scheduled to
start leasing in January. Units range from
studio to three-bedroom apartments, plus
available townhouses and penthouses.
The units feature granite countertops,
laminate wood flooring and stainless steel
appliances. As of press time, the building
hadn’t released rental rates. Amenities
include a rooftop pool, club room with
billiards and full bar, and a rooftop
FLATS AT BETHESDA AVENUE
ADDRESS: 7170 Woodmont Ave.
DEVELOPERS: StonebridgeCarras and PN
DE TAILS: Developers completed the Lot 31
project near Bethesda Row in the summer
of 2015. It includes the Flats apartment
building and The Darcy condo project. The
Flats features 162 high-end apartment units
with monthly rents that range from $2, 300
to $6,600. The units have premium shelving,
hardwood flooring, movable kitchen islands
and stainless steel appliances. Floor plans
include one-, two- or three-bedroom units
that range from 581 to 1,437 square feet.
Amenities include a rooftop retreat with a
lounge, outdoor fire pit and bar.
ST. ELMO APARTMENTS
ADDRESS: 4922 St. Elmo Ave.
DEVELOPER: The Lenkin Co.
DE TAILS: The Montgomery County
Planning Board approved a sketch plan
for this 16-story, 210-unit apartment
building in February 2015. The project
would add another tower to a Woodmont
Triangle block where two other apartment
buildings—7770 Norfolk and the Bainbridge
Bethesda—have been built over the past
three years. This project has not broken
ground, and the developer has not detailed
a construction time line.
AD DRESS: 7100 Wisconsin Ave.
DEVELOPER: Washington Property Company
DE TAILS: Expected to be completed
sometime this summer, Solaire Bethesda
is being built at the former location of
Eastham’s Exxon Service Center. The
12-story, 139-unit building will include
studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom
units ranging in size from 610 to 1,442
square feet. True Food Kitchen, a chain that
specializes in healthy food, has signed on to
fill a 6,100-square-foot retail space on the
building’s ground floor. The developer has
not yet listed rents, but amenities include a
cyber café, club room and fitness center.
ADDRESS: 4850 Rugby Ave.
DETAILS: The developer of this 16-story,
221-unit building applied for demolition
and building permits in January in order to
start construction. The Rugby is the sister
building of Gallery Bethesda, which opened
in 2014 in Woodmont Triangle. Donohoe
hopes to complete the 240,000-square-foot
Rugby project in 2017. It will include 14,520
square feet of ground-floor retail and an
underground parking garage. Like Gallery
Bethesda, most units will feature 9- or
10-foot ceilings, balconies or terraces and
ADDRESS: 11550 Old Georgetown Road
DEVELOPER: Federal Realty Investment
DE TAILS: Rockville-based developer
Federal Realty has been handling move-ins since last June and completed this
building’s 19th-floor penthouse level in
November. In addition to offering sweeping
views, the 319-unit building features a
rooftop lounge, soundproof music rooms
and private garden plots. Rents range from
$1,795 for a 650-square-foot studio to
more than $8,875 for a three-bedroom,
1,900-square-foot penthouse apartment.
The building is located in Federal Realty’s
burgeoning Pike & Rose development,
within close walking distance of iPic
Theaters and restaurants such as
Summer House Santa Monica and City
Perch Kitchen + Bar.
GABLES PIKE DISTRICT
ADDRESS: Executive Boulevard at Old
DEVELOPER: Gables Residential
DE TAILS: Construction on this three-building, 476-unit apartment complex
formerly known as Gables White Flint is
expected to begin in 2017. The complex
will sit on 5 acres between Old Georgetown
Road and a realigned Executive Boulevard.
The road realignment is key to the project
because Executive Boulevard currently runs
diagonally through the center of the site. CO
Pike & Rose