Projects in Progress

Bethesda is a city on the move, continually growing and redeveloping. Many projects are currently in the works.

Click here for an interactive map that shows all of the projects in progress. Click on the projects for more information.

The Bainbridge Project
Fairmont & St. Elmo Avenues
The lot between Fairmont and St. Elmo Avenues, near Norfolk Avenue, is planned to be 17 stories and feature 200 residential units. The mixed-use building will encompass 210,000 square feet, including 7,700 square feet of ground floor retail. The building will also include an underground parking garage with 211 parking spots. A pedestrian pass-through with an art concept is also planned for the south side of the building to connect Fairmont and St. Elmo Avenues. Demolition of older buildings and underground work began in August 2011.

Montgomery County Parking Lot 31
Woodmont & Bethesda Avenues
Montgomery County awarded development rights for parking lot 31 to PN Hoffman/Stonebridge joint venture firms. Two mixed-use buildings will provide 357,000 square feet of retail space. The project will also provide 1,300 underground parking spaces, expanding the number of parking spaces at this location.


Click here for December 6, 2013 updates.

The Darcy/The Flats
Woodmont & Bethesda Avenues
The Darcy will feature 88 luxury condominium units. Constuction began in April 2012. The Darcy is the condominium component of the mixed-use development that will also include The Flats, which will consist of 162 rental units. There will be 40,000 square feet of retail between the two buildings, and an underground parking garage with 290 private and 940 public spaces.

The Gallery of Bethesda
Auburn & Del Ray Avenues
Demolition began in Spring 2012 on "The Gallery of Bethesda" residential building. 

The 17-story tower will contain 234 residential units, 4,600 square feet of retail and a ¼ acre public plaza. The Gallery of Bethesda's ground floor amenities are to include a fitness room, resident lounge and coffee bar. On the rooftop there will be a 4,000 square foot clubroom, pool and sundeck and a waterfall feature.

Capital Crescent Trail
Repairs and improvements to Capital Crescent Trail’s shoulder and storm water management facilities will begin April 1, 2013 and will continue through mid-June.  The trail will remain open during construction, but users are advised to use caution when passing through the construction areas.  Click here for more information or call 301-495-2595. 
8300 Wisconsin Avenue
This three-building, nine-story condominium complex will feature approximately 350 multi-family units as well as a 50,000 square foot Harris Teeter grocery store. 

The complex will also include Public Use Space opening to NIH and an extensive public art componant.

Click here for December 9, 2013 updates.


The Fairmont
4990 Fairmont Avenue

The 17-story tower will contain 70 condominium units ranging in size from 900 to 3,000 square feet. The building will also include 2,000 square feet of artist studio space,100 parking spaces and ground-floor retail. 

This project, by developer Starr Capital is in the review phase.


The Lauren
4901 Hampden Lane

The Lauren will feature 7stories with 25 luxury condominiums. Units will range from 1,400 to 5,000 square feet. The proposed design includes windows on all four sides, rooftop gardens with patios, a fitness room, a community room and two levels of underground parking. 

Construction is set to begin in 2015.

  4915 Hampden Lane
Toll Brothers will be breaking ground in the fall of 2014 on this 7-story, 60-unit, luxury condominium building. Sales will begin


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