Steve Robins Speaks About Friendship Heights Sector Plan and Wisconsin Place Development
Land use attorney Steve Robins was a featured speaker at the Village of Friendship Heights' Centennial Celebration. As part of the 100th anniversary festivities, Steve spoke on a panel with former Friendship Heights mayor Al Muller (pictured, left) and Friendship Heights civic activist Cleo Tavani. They discussed the 1998 Friendship Heights Sector Plan and the subsequent development of Wisconsin Place. Steve served as lead land use counsel for Wisconsin Place, one of Montgomery County’s largest mixed-use, transit-oriented developments. The Friendship Heights project consists of about 1.1 million square feet of mixed uses including 305,000 square feet of retail, a new Bloomingdale’s store, 305,000 square feet of first-class office space, a Whole Foods grocery store, 432 luxury apartments, 1,765 parking spaces and a 24,000 square foot community center.
Steve Robins is a land use attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland who represents prominent national and regional developers, contractors, lenders and commercial property owners and has been involved in many high-visibility projects in Montgomery County.