units. However, The Terano also features
eight two-bedroom loft units that have
doors opening to Fishers Lane. Monthly
rents start at $1,475 for 656-square-foot,
one-bedroom units and $2,860 for the last
remaining 1,660-square-foot, two-bedroom
unit with a loft.
ADDRESS: 44 Maryland Ave.
DEVELOPER: Duball LLC
DETAILS: The 16-story, 263-unit building
in Rockville Town Square opened in
September 2015 with studios, one-
bedroom and two-bedroom units.
Amenities include a ninth-floor swimming
pool and fitness center, 15th-floor
clubroom and rooftop deck. Ground-floor
tenants include a World of Beer restaurant
and Panera Bread. Studios available in
January 2017 ranged from 500 to 665
square feet and started at $1,553 a
month. Available one-bedroom apartments
ranged from 702 to 858 square feet and
started at $1,825 a month. The lone
remaining two-bedroom unit was 1,098
square feet and $2,749 a month.
ADDRESS: 8415 Fenton St.
DEVELOPER: Grosvenor Americas
DETAILS: Ground was broken for this 234-
unit, six-story building in September 2015,
and it is expected to be completed in
summer 2017. It will put residents directly
across the street from the Silver Spring
Library and planned Purple Line
light-rail station. Pricing information was
not available at press time, but units will
be divided into studios, and one- and
two-bedroom units on top of 15,000
square feet of ground-floor retail space.
ADDRESS: 8621 Georgia Ave.
DEVELOPERS: Foulger-Pratt and Willco
DETAILS: The 292-unit, 16-story building,
which is named for its location near
the core of downtown Silver Spring, is
expected to be completed in summer
2017 with a rooftop pool, fitness center,
Pricing information was not available at
“pet wash” and bike storage, among other
amenities. Kitchens will have stainless
steel appliances and granite countertops,
and bedrooms will have wood-look vinyl tile.
ADDRESS: 180 High Park Lane
DEVELOPER: The Tower Cos.
DETAILS: The three-building, 14-story
complex with 284 units is the first major
piece of The Tower Cos.’ redevelopment
of The Blairs district. The first units in all
three buildings opened for move-ins in
February 2017. A 490-square-foot studio
starts at $1,676 a month. One-bedroom
units with 672 square feet of space start
at $1,960 a month, and three-bedroom,
three-bathroom units with 1,615
square feet top out at $4,676 a month.
Amenities include a work lab, fitness
center and rooftop terrace with a pool.
The developer also built a 1-acre park
next to The Pearl that will temporarily
serve as green space until additional
plans on the property move ahead.
SOLAIRE 8250 GEORGIA
ADDRESS: 8250 Georgia Ave.
DEVELOPER: Diamondback Investors
DETAILS: Demolition of a church building,
a former Silver Spring National Bank and a
building that was the site of the venerable
Dale Music store was completed in fall
2016 to make way for the 200-foot-tall,
21-story, 360-unit project. The exact mix
of units and prices isn’t yet known, but
the apartments will occupy a prominent
spot just a few blocks from the Paul S.
Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center and
along the planned route of the Purple Line
light-rail system. The building will include
about 15,000 square feet of ground-floor
ADDRESS: Between Thayer and Silver
DEVELOPER: Fairfield Investment Co.
DETAILS: Construction started in 2016
at the site of a former public parking lot
owned by Montgomery County. The 11-story,
415-unit apartment building will include a
new 152-space underground county parking
garage to replace the lost public parking.
The project also will include a public lawn
and a pedestrian passageway connecting
Thayer and Silver Spring avenues. The new
garage under the building is expected to
open in 2018, followed shortly thereafter by
the building itself.
UPPER NORTHWEST D.C.
ADDRESS: 5333 Connecticut Ave. NW
DEVELOPER: Calvin Cafritz Enterprises
DETAILS: The 261-unit building opened
in 2015 near Chevy Chase Circle with
studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom
units ranging from 435 to 1,078 square
feet. Rents for the studios start at $1,970
a month, and rent for a 784-square-foot,
two-bedroom starts at $3,050 a month.
Building amenities include a dog-walking
area, rooftop deck and pool. Units have
floor-to-ceiling windows and hickory wood
floors, and feature tufted loop carpeting in
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