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Development Update: Week of September 17, 2018

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of September 17, 2018: Demolition of all structures is complete, and debris will continue to be removed over the next couple of weeks. Beginning early next week, the northbound parking lane along Woodmont Avenue in front of the development site will be closed and a barricaded pedestrian […]

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Development Update: Week of September 10, 2018

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of September 10, 2018: Underground utility work along Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues is expected to conclude by mid-next week. Please note that additional utility work is currently underway nearby and is unrelated to the Marriott International development site. Demolition and debris removal will continue for the next […]

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Demolition Underway on the Future Site of Marriott International’s Headquarters

The Development Team (The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties) has started demolition on the future site of the new Marriott International headquarters and adjacent Marriott Hotel. This includes demolition of the former Bethesda Court Hotel, Connor Building, and Blackwell Building. The process is scheduled to be completed by the end of September, followed by debris […]

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Marriott International’s Three Loyalty Programs Unify

Members of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest can combine their accounts to travel all over the world further, faster and easier than ever before.

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Marriott International to Remove Plastic Straws Worldwide by July 2019

Company to eliminate more than 1 billion plastic straws annually, reducing its environmental impact.

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1,500 Marriott Associates Take Spirit to Serve into Montgomery County

While volunteering in the local communities is a year-round commitment for Marriott International, Spirit to Serve Our Communities Day (STSOC Day) is the company’s global day of service that aims to make lasting impacts on the social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of the communities in which Marriott does business. This year, which marked the 20th […]

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Marriott International Celebrates Future Downtown Bethesda Headquarters with Groundbreaking Ceremony

Elected officials join The Bernstein Companies, Boston Properties and Marriott executives for milestone event Bethesda, MD (June 21, 2018) — The Bernstein Companies and its joint venture partner Boston Properties marked a significant milestone today as they broke ground on the future Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. J.W. Marriott Jr., Executive […]

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Marriott International Presents the Ron Resh Award to Ike Leggett

On Tuesday, June 5, at the 92nd annual Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce Installation & Awards Dinner in Bethesda, Maryland, Marriott International proudly presented the Ron Resh Business Advocate Award to three-term Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett. Leggett has been part of countless civic and community organizations and his success made him an obvious […]

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Marriott International Joins Festivities for National Bike Month

May was National Bike Month, and in downtown Bethesda, the community celebrated in a big way with a series of bike-themed events promoting safety and cycling as an alternative mode of transportation. On May 18, Marriott International joined the festivities by sponsoring a “Bike to Work Day” pit stop in downtown Bethesda; one of about […]

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WTOP: Marriott volunteers build Silver Spring playground in a day

May 25, 2018 – Bethesda-based Marriott International held its annual employee volunteer day this week, with 2,700 of its local employees volunteering on various project throughout the Washington metro area. One of those projects included transforming an empty site in Silver Spring into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground — and they did it in just six […]

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