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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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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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