Washington Property Co. Breaks Ground on Apartment Tower in Metro D.C.

by John Nelson

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Washington Property Co. (WPC) has broken ground on Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue, a 20-story apartment tower in Silver Spring, about six miles north of Washington, D.C. The 470,000-square-foot property will be situated two blocks from the Silver Spring Metro station and will feature studio, one- and two-bedroom units averaging 760 square feet with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, wood flooring, oversized windows and private balconies. Community amenities will include a rooftop swimming pool and pool deck, cyber café with free Wi-Fi, private courtyard with grilling areas, fitness center and a clubroom. The property will also feature 15,000 square feet of street-level retail space and three levels of below-grade parking. The WPC-led project team, including general contractor Lendlease and architect Design Collective, expects to deliver Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue in spring 2019. Bethesda, Md.-based Streetsense will lease the property’s retail space, which will include room for outdoor restaurant seating.

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