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Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel chain, on Thursday broke ground on the $600 million project to build a headquarters in downtown Bethesda.
More than 3,500 Marriott employees will be based in the corporate campus near the intersection of Norfolk and Wisconsin avenues when the 785,000-square-foot office building, expected to open in 2022. Plans call for a 244-room hotel with meeting space and a neighborhood restaurant to stand next to the office high-rise, with a plaza running between the two buildings to connect Woodmont and Wisconsin avenues.
State incentives for the project total $28 million and the county has offered up $34 million for the effort.