2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
From hundreds of submissions, we have highlighted women with achievements and...
2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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WPC Breaks Ground on 198-Unit, $107M Apartment Community in Bethesda
Washington Property Company has broken ground on a $107-million apartment community in downtown Bethesda, MD. In addition, WPC has closed on a $69 million construction loan from Bank of America with preferred equity provided by FCP.
Solaire 7607 Old Georgetown will house 198 apartments and street-level retail when it is completed in 2023. The development will rise 22 stories above the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Commerce Lane in Bethesda’s rapidly transforming downtown. It is situated less than a block from the Bethesda Metro station on Metrorail’s Red Line.
With the completion of Solaire 7607 Old Georgetown, the Solaire brand will total approximately 1,700 units in the region, all of which are located within walking distance of Metrorail’s Red Line.
Public space improvements for the project will include enhanced streetscaping along Old Georgetown Road and Commerce Lane, along with a new pedestrian connection to the adjacent Bethesda Place plaza.
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as he makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.