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

September 19th, 2017

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 22 stories. Rooney reviewed plans for the headquarters and next-door flagship Marriott hotel during an evening meeting with members of the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board.

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