Thursday, December 27, 2012
Gaithersburg Patch counts down the top 30 stories from 2012, continuing with No. 25-21.
What was the top story for Gaithersburg in 2012? We're counting down the year's top 30 stories on Gaithersburg Patch as 2012 comes to a close. Interested in more top stories? Check out the top 24 stories from across all Maryland Patch sites in 2012 on Gaithersburg Patch. No. 30-26 in the Gaithersburg Top 30 countdown were revealed Wednesday. 25. Report: Crown Farm Site Sold for $28M (July 18, 2012) -- A 20-acre section of Gaithersburg's Crown Farm has been sold for $28 million to developers JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group. 24. City, County Police Arrest 13 In Holiday Sting at Lakeforest Mall (Nov. 26, 2012) -- Plain clothes officers from Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police departments arrested 13 people during a two day "…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Gaithersburg officials and residents got their first inside look at the new Crown Development.
It may have looked like a normal Gaithersburg City Council work session. City officials and residents gathered as usual at city hall. But their meeting room was a bus and their agenda was a look into the future -- to a time when developers envision a community park, a new school, homes, boutiques and fine dining along Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road, opposite Washingtonian Center and Rio. About 30 people—including Mayor Sidney A. Katz and City Council members Jud Ashman, Cathy Drzyzgula, Michael A. Sesma and Ryan Spiegel—Monday took a guided bus tour of the progress on Gaithersburg's Crown Development. Karl Alt, director of development for Sunbrook Partners Inc. (the master developer of Crown), served as the group's tour guide, …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The regularly scheduled Gaithersburg mayor and city council meeting will not be held.
The Gaithersburg mayor and city council will venture outside the City Hall council chambers Monday evening instead of holding its regularly scheduled meeting. Joined by city staff, media and public residents, members of the city council will take a bus tour of the Crown Farm Development, hosted by lead developer Sunbrook Partners, Inc. The city released the following statement regarding this week's work session and the mayor and city council's upcoming schedule: The Monday, July 23, 2012, work session will not convene at City Hall, but rather will be a bus tour of the Crown Farm Development hosted by Sunbrook Partners, Inc., with members of the City Council, Planning Commission, Senior Leadership Team, City staff, media and residents. …
Friday, July 20, 2012
JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group acquires 20 acres for development of Downtown Crown.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group acquires 20 acres for development of Downtown Crown, Washington Business Journal reports.
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- Greg Cohen
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A 20-acre section of Gaithersburg's Crown Farm has been sold for $28 million to developers, according to the Washington Business Journal. JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group purchased the site—11 percent of Crown Farm's approximately 180 acres—for the development of Downtown Crown, "a mixed-use project slated to include a Harris Teeter-anchored retail center and nearly 540 apartments," the report states. The Crown Farm property is located east of the intersection of Diamondback Drive and Sam Eig Highway, south of the portion of Fields Road located within the corporate limits of the City of Gaithersburg, west of Omega Drive, and north of the current terminus points of Diamondback Drive and Decoverly Drive, according to Crown Farm …