Category Archives: Downtown Bethesda Condos

The Lauren & The W Residences

If you’ve walked around downtown Bethesda, you’ve the seen the sign. The one that says “Starting in The Multi-Millions” 🙂  Despite the delays (a story for another day!), and despite what I find “amusing” about the sign, the final plans for These Residences was a bold statement.  And when they sell, an even more prnounced message.   If you build “it”, they will come.

The Lauren Residence’s “It” Factor

These are the products developers forgot to build.  The large 2 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms, other developers didn’t have the courage or “market research” to build. Bravo 1877 Holdings and company.  And you’re welcome… 🙂

The large 3 bedroom Condos + Bethesda = Sales

Aside from the smaller 2 bedrooms, The Lauren will sell in a flash.  Gretchen Koitz (Mom) and I saw the growing demand for large 3 bedroom Condos in the Greater Bethesda area — reach a fever pitch.  I’m not saying we were ahead of our time, well yes I am 🙂  

So you’re welcome 1877 Holdings….you did Quarry Spring all on your own.  But the next time you have a project concept, I’m open for counsel 🙂

In all seriousness, it took a coalition with visions and some courage to build a product that was clearly in demand.  And to all 3 of you who follow this blog, many thanks, and continue to hold me to my predictions.  I like to be help accountable.

So why does Greater Bethesda Needs a Condo Residence?  Feel free to read more about how I resided on the  issue.

why Bethesda Needs a W Hotel Condo Residence – November 14, 2009

Every area has slightly different housing needs — and if there’s one type of property the Greater Bethesda area is begging for, it’s the 2000 sq. ft.+ luxury condo. In this particular case, I picture a Boutique W,  with approximately 40 hotels rooms and 30 residences…all 2000-5000+ square foot units (the residences, that is). The upscale Hotel / Residence is the epitome of the “lock and leave” convenience, with the “resort style” living many are asking for.

More to come on The Residences Lauren and other new developments (that do it right!) – just wanted to set the record straight.  Hope everyone had great weekends!

Slim Picken in Downtown Bethesda

Living in Downtown Bethesda was living in a “sleepy” enclave 15 years ago…

City Homes of Edgemoor Townhomes - 1997...the beginning of the downtown Bethesda Renaissance
The City Homes of Edgemoor Townhomes – the first “delivered” New Development in Downtown Bethesda.

Timeline, commentary of the good and the greed of the “Mini New York” on the way…

But to give you a sense of Where we are now:

This is the yet to be constructed Lauren Residences, one a a half dozen new condo develoments to deliver in 2015. I’ll continue to add on to this “history piece” and invide anyone to share pictures, thoughts. Thank you!

Lionsgate Bethesda Inventory & Best Buy!

Amendment to this post – September, 9, 2014 – you’re currently viewing both “The Darcy” and Lionsgate condos units.

Context:  This post Focussed on two fabulous buys in the higher end Downtown Bethesda scene. One – a three bedroom on the largest tier at The Adagio — and the second I mention in this post. Both “bargains”* in the very lows $1Millions, both over 2000 sq ft., it’d be hard to replicate those Best of Buys! That said, see The Lionsgate unit currently on at a shade over $1.5 million. Great exposures in an often “location challenged” building.  **perhaps great buys relative to Bethesda price per square foot is a better way to articulate 🙂 

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Take a look at the current Lionsgate Bethesda Inventory – hand down best buy is unit #205…kindly bear us as our team fine tunes and fixes some special features.

The Lionsgate

 

The Christopher – Luxury Downtown Bethesda Condo Living – A Video Look-In

Check out a new listing at The Christopher in Downtown Bethesda
Enjoy Downtown Bethesda Living at The Christopher! One of Bethesda’s Best Condo Buildings!

Come by our Open House on Sunday, February 12, 2012 from 1-4 and see for yourself!

Our new listing, situated in the heart of Downtown Bethesda, is a  large two-bedroom, two-bath condominium unit on the 10th floor of one of Bethesda’s best buildings!  The kitchen pass-thru allows easy access to the dining area in the large living/dining room which leads to a lovely balcony with exquisite views of Bethesda.  With updated kitchen appliances (2010-2011) and a stacked washer and dryer, this unit is well equipped.  Accessing the master bedroom suite through double doors takes you to a generous sized room with en-suite bathroom and an extra large walk-in closet, plus an additional closet and double windows.  The additional bedroom has ample storage and plenty of space.  The hallway maintains another full bath and a stacked washer/dryer unit.

The amenities of the condominium are generous – exercise room, outdoor pool, party room, roof top deck, a gorgeous lobby front desk and all of Bethesda at your doorstep.  This unit also has 2 garage parking spaces (which are deeded separately). Short Sale, Subj to 3rd Party Approval.

Take a quick peek at our video below! More pictures and information may be found on our sister site,  where you can also perform your own searches.  Please contact us for more information on this exciting new listing.