News: Marriott HQ Groundbreaking

Discussion created by ssindc on Jun 21, 2018
Latest reply on Jun 22, 2018 by thriftyscrooge

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Intro explains:

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.