Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Washington Property Co. breaks ground on Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring

Washington Property Company announced the groundbreaking of its latest downtown Silver Spring project, the Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue luxury apartments, yesterday. The building will be the company's second in Silver Spring's Ripley District, and its fourth Solaire-branded property in the area.

With a height of 20 stories, the Solaire 8250 will hold 338 apartments and 15000 SF of retail space, including outdoor seating for dining. Parking will be located in a three-level undergound garage. Amenities will include a resort-style rooftop swimming pool and deck, cyber cafe, private courtyard, fitness center, and a club room complete with kitchen, library, flatscreen TV, fireplace and game room. Apartments will be a mix of studios and 1-and-2 bedroom units, with quartz countertops and

Lendlease is the contractor for the project, Design Collective of Baltimore is the architecture firm, and leasing of the street-level retail and restaurant space will be handled by Streetsense. Delivery is expected in Spring 2019.

“Our latest Solaire apartment community is the culmination of more than a decade of work and planning, involving both the private and public sectors, to create a vibrant new mixed-use neighborhood in Silver Spring’s Ripley District,” Janel Kausner, Associate VP of Development at WPC, said in a statement Tuesday. “It is also a milestone for Washington Property Company, with over a thousand apartments on Metro’s Red Line in Montgomery County’s most dynamic communities.”

Rendering courtesy Washington Property Company

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