Stonebridge, Montgomery County Break Ground on 530,000 SF Mixed-Use Tower in Downtown Bethesda
BETHESDA, MD. — A public-private partnership between Stonebridge and Montgomery County in Maryland has broken ground on Avocet Tower, a 530,000-square-foot, 250-foot tall mixed-use building in Bethesda’s Central Business District. The transit-oriented tower will be located at 7373 Wisconsin Ave., directly across the street from the Bethesda Metro Station. Avocet Tower will comprise 370,000 square feet of office space and a 220-room AC Hotel by Marriott. Delivery is expected in summer 2021. Pickard Chilton designed the building, and Cooper Carry is the architect of record. The development team is expecting the tower to earn LEED Platinum certification and will include modern mechanical systems, secured bicycle storage, electric vehicle charging stations, bio-retention basins on the roof terrace and glass elements throughout the entire office area. Other amenities will include a fitness and business center on the 18th floor, as well as a restaurant available to the public.