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Development Activities Begin May 30

Underground utility work On May 30, underground utility work is scheduled to begin along Wisconsin, Woodmont, and Norfolk Avenues and is scheduled to last approximately two months. On May 22, the required 5-day notice was posted by the utility contractors for the work on Wisconsin Avenue. During this time, there will be periodic and temporary […]

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Plans approved by Montgomery County Planning Board

January 11, 2018 – Happy New Year! Last January, we formally announced our intent to move our headquarters to downtown Bethesda. Nearly one year later, it’s finally official! We couldn’t be more excited to become a part of the community. In December, our Development Team (The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties) won unanimous approval from […]

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Bethesda Magazine: Planning Board Signs Off on Project for Marriott Headquarters in Downtown Bethesda

Dec. 14, 2017 – A proposal to build the county’s tallest tower for the world’s largest hotel company passed muster with county planning officials Thursday. The forward movement on the Marriott headquarters project follows the developers’ tight schedule for completing the corporate base in downtown Bethesda. Marriott leaders have said they want to relocate their headquarters from […]

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Planning Board set to review plans Dec. 14 for new office building and hotel

Dec. 6, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. was notified by The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties, the developers of our new headquarters building in downtown Bethesda, MD, that the Montgomery County Planning Board has released the agenda for its next meeting on Thursday, December 14. Among other agenda items, the Planning Board will review the sketch plan, […]

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Washington Business Journal: Marriott is developing the hotel room of the future in its HQ basement

Nov. 14, 2017 – The hotel room of the future is coming together in a Bethesda basement. Marriott International has partnered with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Legrand to build a pair of connected “internet of things” hotel rooms in the basement of Marriott’s Bethesda headquarters. The IoT Guestroom Lab, part of Marriott’s 10,000-square-foot Innovation Lab, […]

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Bethesda Magazine: Marriott Headquarters Likely Will Be Smaller Than Requested Height

Sept. 19, 2017 – A developer for Marriott International’s new headquarters in downtown Bethesda probably won’t need all 300 feet of the building height they’ve requested, a project representative said Monday night. Greg Rooney of Bernstein Cos. said the current design is a 21-story, 289-foot office tower, even though developers asked for permission to build up to […]

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A letter from Arne Sorenson, Marriott President and CEO

August 23, 2017 – Dear Friends, My name is Arne Sorenson and I am the president and CEO of Marriott International. On behalf of the more than 3,500 associates who work at our headquarters, I am excited to tell you more about our plans for a new corporate headquarters and a new 238-room Marriott Hotel […]

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Bethesda Magazine: Marriott Finalizes Development Deal for Downtown Bethesda Headquarters

July 26, 2017 – The ink is drying on the development deal for the new Marriott International Inc. headquarters and flagship hotel in downtown Bethesda. The hotel giant has officially signed an agreement with The Bernstein Cos. and Boston Properties to build the $600 million campus at 7750 Wisconsin Ave., according to a Wednesday afternoon […]

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Marriott Signs Letter of Intent for Headquarters in Downtown Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland

January 20, 2017 – Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin […]

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