Lerch Early’s Land Use Projects in the News | June 2018

Lerch Early’s land use attorneys have had several notable projects appear recently in the news. Here is a roundup of the coverage:

Bethesda Redevelopment Project Could Revitalize Section of Auburn Avenue

Bethesda Magazine reported that a redevelopment project at 4915 and 4921 Auburn Avenue in downtown Bethesda could “revitalize what some say is a somewhat ‘drab’ section of Auburn Avenue.”

At a recent community meeting, the complex’s owner representatives, architects, engineers, and land use counsel presented concepts for the development, designed with thoughtful transitions from residential to commercial areas. Stacy Silber serves as land use counsel for the project.

For more, read “New Housing Development on Auburn Avenue Could Replace Offices with 160 Multifamily Units.”

Crescent at Chevy Chase Advances with Purple Line Construction

Bethesda Magazine reports that Landmark Realty is moving forward with plans for the Crescent at Chevy Chase, an apartment community located across the street from the future Purple Line. The mews-style project has a target groundbreaking goal in late 2019. Stacy Silber serves as land use counsel for the project.

For more, read “Crescent at Chevy Chase Project Heats Up Again with Start of Purple Line Construction.”

Construction Begins on Brightview Senior Living in Bethesda

The Washington Business Journal reports that construction has begun on Brightview Senior Living in downtown Bethesda. The project, located in the Woodmont Triangle area, will provide housing for seniors needing assisted living facilities, as well as those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Land use attorney Pat Harris serves as land use counsel for Brightview. For more, see “Construction begins on senior living complex in downtown Bethesda.”

Equity Residential Receives Preliminary Approval for Multifamily Housing in Downtown

Bethesda Magazine reports developer Equity Residential received preliminary approval for a multifamily housing project on Edgemoor Lane in downtown Bethesda.

Land use attorney Pat Harris, who represents Equity Residential, said, “We’re excited about starting to revamp that area of Woodmont.”

For more, read “County Board Gives Initial Nod to Multifamily Housing Project in Downtown Bethesda.”