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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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Developers hold pre-submission community meeting

The project developers, The Bernstein Companies and Boston Propertie,s held their first pre-submittal community meeting this evening in Bethesda, and presented the latest plans for the new Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda. For any questions about development and construction, please visit our Developer’s page. The public is invited to view the presentation […]

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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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