October 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

City of Gaithersburg Seeks Public’s Input on Lakeforest Redevelopment

The City of Gaithersburg is holding six virtual public forums to hear what the community would prefer to see at the Lakeforest property where a thriving mall once stood. To assist with its update of the Lakeforest Master Plan, Gaithersburg has established an online survey that closes Nov. 6. It also will hold six public […]

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August 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Approves One-Year Halt on Lakeforest Mall Development

The Gaithersburg City Council approved a one-year maximum suspension of development on Lakeforest Mall property in order for the city to reassess redevelopment priorities.  Last week, city staff recommended that Gaithersburg approve a new map designation for the mall property and a one-year moratorium on development to avoid any issues with receiving applications during the […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Planning Board Approves Sketch Plan for Apartment Building near Montgomery Mall

The Montgomery County Planning Board on Thursday approved a sketch plan to build a 340-unit apartment complex across from Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. The 75-foot-tall building will be located at the former Ourisman Ford location, at the intersection of Westlake Terrace and Motor City Drive, across the street from Montgomery Mall, in Bethesda. The complex […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Village Shopping Center Owner Sets Community Meeting for June 2 to Discuss Redevelopment Plans

The owner of the Montgomery Village Shopping Center is planning to file applications to create a mixed use development of approximately 300 dwelling units and 147,600 square feet of commercial development on the 19+ acres of land at that site, according to attorney Jody Kline. In a letter to neighbors earlier this month, Kline said […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Westbard Sector Plan on PHED Committee’s Agenda

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee is scheduled to continue its review of the Westbard Sector Plan at 2 p.m. today. The plan would bring significant changes to the section of southern Bethesda near Friendship Heights. The PHED Committee, which is chaired by Nancy Floreen and George Leventhal and Hans […]

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Carol Scott on Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation (VIDEO)

The Mayor and City Council of Gaithersburg held a public hearing this week about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition. Darnestown Valley – WHM LP and Darnestown Valley Petroleum WHM, LLC are petitioning to annex a portion of the shopping center that is located in Montgomery County at intersection of Quince Orchard Road and […]

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February 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Work on Pike District Breathing New Life to White Flint Area (VIDEO)

White Flint has a new name and advocates are hoping a new identity too. It’s now being called the Pike District and it’s a rebranding of sorts for an area as it morphs from a suburban sprawl to a new urbanism community. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick has the report.   Only one tenant is left inside […]

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December 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Wheaton Triangle Redevelopment (VIDEO)

The redevelopment of the Wheaton Triangle may have an impact on some area businesses. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Takoma Park residents meeting with EYA over redevelopment

Takoma Park Community Meeting on Redevelopment (VIDEO)

Takoma Park residents recently met to discuss a concept plan for a new community. Find out more in this report: Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television. For more information on the EYA project, visit

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December 12, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Residents Speak Up at Wheaton Redevelopment Meeting (Video)

The difference between a town square and a plaza was up to debate Wednesday as dozens of residents attended a meeting at Wheaton High School where developers gave an update on the plans for redeveloping Wheaton Triangle. While many citizens in the crowd were happy with a newly added interactive waterspout design, others disagreed that […]

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