Marriott International Joins Festivities for National Bike Month

June 6th, 2018

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 25th, 2018

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

May 24th, 2018

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 11th, 2018

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

December 14th, 2017

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

December 6th, 2017

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

November 16th, 2017

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

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 […]

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A letter from Arne Sorenson, Marriott President and CEO

August 23rd, 2017

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

August 10th, 2017

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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