Fillmore Silver Spring Named WBJ Best Real Estate Deal Finalist
The Fillmore Silver Spring was named as a finalist in the Washington Business Journal's Best Real Estate Deals of 2011 in the Community Impact category. The public-private partnership between Montgomery County and Lee Development Group transformed the partial remains of a former J.C. Penney’s department store (including the original façade) into a music, entertainment, and community use venue. Bill Kominers, Susan Reutershan and Sharon Nelson Craig provided land use and real estate counsel for the project, which was approved, constructed, and opened in 18 months.
Bill Kominers and Susan Reutershan are land use attorneys and Sharon Craig is a real estate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland. They are experienced in guiding public-private partnerships through the land use and real estate transaction process.