Entries by John Freeland

Coming Soon: 313 Oak Knoll Drive Rockville, MD 20850

More pictures coming soon! Phenomenal 3 bedrooms 2 full and 1 half bath 2 level colonial in the sought after Fallsgrove subdivision. This home has been meticulously maintained. Main level with an open floor plan with eat in kitchen flowing into the family room with gas fireplace. Built-in surround sound system in both family and […]

Developer of Discovery Headquarters Envisions Multiple Office Tenants, Shops and Restaurants

By Caitlynn Peetz posted January 15th, 2019 on bethesdamagazine.com FILE PHOTO New redevelopment plans for the Discovery Communications headquarters building in Silver Spring call for space for office suites, shops, restaurants and a fitness center. In late 2018, the Potomac-based developer Foulger-Pratt and an affiliate of New York-based Cerberus Capital Management purchased the property at […]

How could your DC neighborhood fit 121 more homes?

By Jonah Goodman posted January 17th, 2019 on ggwash.org Where could we fit more homes in Petworth? Image created with Google Maps. In her recent inaugural address, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser called for more housing and revisiting the zoning code to handle the city’s estimated population growth. Specifically, DC needs to produce 36,000 more homes by 2025. […]

AirBnB Host Income Rises in One Year in Montgomery County

By Dan Schere posted January 18th, 2019 on bethesdamagazine.com WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Income from AirBnB rentals in Montgomery County reached $11.30 million during the last fiscal year — $3.5 million more than the previous year. The Maryland Association of Counties, a nonprofit that advocates on behalf of local interests in the Maryland General Assembly, released data Friday […]

Kensington Retail Project To Be Completed in February

By Charlie Wright posted January 18th, 2019 on bethesdamagazine.com A conceptual drawing of the Knowles Station project at the site of Hawkins’ Produce in Kensington. DVA ARCHITECTS The long-awaited Knowles Station project in Kensington is expected to be finished in February after delays in permits slowed the opening by a few months. The development includes […]

Giant Food Stores will place robotic assistants at 172 locations, company says

By Peter Holley posted January 14th, 2019 on www.washingtonpost.com (Sue Gleiter/PennLive.com) He goes by the name “Marty.” Tall, slow-moving and gray, he has big cartoonish eyes that disguise something unique about the newest employee at Giant Food Stores: Marty is deliberate and relentless, and — unlike his fellow employees — he has the ability to […]

WMAL Bethesda Project Nears Final Approval

By Caitlynn Peetz posted January 8th, 2019 on bethesdamagazine.com WMAL site VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT Plans for a housing development on a Bethesda property that had been the home to WMAL radio towers and transmitter for seven decades are expected to get final approval from the county Planning Board this week. Toll Brothers, one […]

Union Station Amtrak concourse to get more passenger space and other renovations by 2022

By Andrew Giambrone posted January 7th, 2019 on dc.curbed.com The Amtrak concourse at Union Station during pre-Thanksgiving travel in 2018 Getty Images A significant revitalization project on the Amtrak concourse at Union Station is set to begin this fall, more than three years after it was initially announced. The national rail service said in a release on Friday that […]