Officials Break Ground at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Montgomery County officials attended a ground breaking ceremony today for Westside at Shady Grove Metro at 16658 Crabbs Branch Way.

This public-private partnership project is planned to revitalize the former industrial area by creating an urban village near the Shady Grove Metro Station.

“One of the priorities of my administration has been developing the Smart Growth Initiative, and I am very proud to be celebrating today’s groundbreaking of this exciting, new development,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett. “By relocating old and overcrowded County government facilities to make way for a pedestrian-friendly urban village within walking distance of the Shady Grove Metro Station, we are creating a better quality of life for our residents well into the future.”

westside1Westside at Shady Grove Metro will bring 1,521 residential dwelling units to the area, including 211 moderately priced dwelling units (MPDUs) and 116 workforce housing units; and 41,828 square feet of retail space. Officials said a new pedestrian connection will allow residents to walk to the Shady Grove Metro station.

“Everyone at EYA is so proud to be a part of this transformational effort to redevelop the former Montgomery County Service Park into a world class residential community in accord with County Executive Ike Leggett’s ‘Smart Growth Initiative’,” said EYA President Bob Youngentob. “EYA believes the combination of innovative new home design, neighborhood-serving retail, a rich complement of recreational amenities and unparalleled access to transportation options, including the ICC, I-270 and walking distance to the Shady Grove Metro platform, will result in a neighborhood that will offer the ultimate in ‘life within walking distance’. EYA has been working on this community for more than 10 years and we want to thank the County Executive, his staff, and the County Council for entrusting us with this unique opportunity to create Westside at Shady Grove Metro.”

Townhomes are priced from the upper $500s to the upper $700s. Developers said there has been great interest in the community and four homes are already under contract. The first move ins are expected at the end of this year. You can find out more information about this project here.

Westside at Shady Grove Community Features Green Streets (VIDEO)

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When you walk thru the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community off Crabbs Branch Way and Shady Grove Road in Rockville, one of the first things you will notice is that the street trees are planted in concrete boxes along with other specialty plants. Developer McLean Quinn, vice president of land acquisition and development […]

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Westside at Shady Grove Developers Announce New Retailers and More

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In just a few months, the first retailers at Westside at Shady Grove Metro will open their doors in the new transit community located on Crabbs Branch Way and adjacent to the Shady Grove Metro. The new shops will be located in The Daley, a mixed-use building co-developed by EYA and Bozzuto, that is opening its […]

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Groundbreaking at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (VIDEO)

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A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for the first redevelopment project under County Executive Isiah Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more video from the groundbreaking, visit here. You can also find out more about Westside at Shady Grove online here. You can find out more about Mr. Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative […]

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Officials Break Ground at Westside at Shady Grove Metro (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

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Montgomery County officials attended a ground breaking ceremony today for Westside at Shady Grove Metro at 16658 Crabbs Branch Way. This public-private partnership project is planned to revitalize the former industrial area by creating an urban village near the Shady Grove Metro Station. “One of the priorities of my administration has been developing the Smart […]

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Westside at Shady Grove Metro Opens Sales Office (PHOTOS)

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There is a new EYA community going up in Montgomery County and it’s described as transit friendly. It’s called Westside at Shady Grove Metro and it’s located at the intersection of Crabbs Branch Way and Shady Grove Road. The sales office opened at 16658 Crabbs Branch Way on May 2nd for pre-construction sales and the […]

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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