Mixed-Use Project Proposed for Vacant Lot in BethesdaPosted: May 1, 2012
he Montgomery County Planning Board will review a proposal Thursday for the vacant lot at 8300 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda. StonebridgeCarras and Walton Street Capital, who both purchased the property one year ago, are looking to build a 360-unit luxury apartment complex as well as a grocery store.
This is the second proposal for the site, the first of which would have included a 2,000 sq ft arts incubator which many in the community were sad to see not included in the new design. But the Planning Board staff have recommended approval of the new project, on the conditions that the new design achieve LEED certification, onsite recreational facilities, and at least 12.5 percent of its dwelling units to be moderately priced.
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