909 Rose Avenue, North Bethesda, MD

Federal Realty Investment Trust

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212,000 SF, 12 Stories

LEED Certification


909 Rose Avenue is a new 212,000-SF, 12-story Class A mixed-use office building at the booming Pike & Rose development in North Bethesda, MD. Tasked with a site on the edge of Rockville Pike, the overarching goals for the building design was to serve as a gateway to the Pike & Rose development and contribute to a more walkable, pedestrian-friendly community.

The resulting post-tension concrete structure incorporates a combination of contemporary curtainwall accentuated by rich terracotta precast cladding to evoke a historical and crafted character. Intricate metal panels and branded details visually connect the building to its neighbors and introduce the development’s personality. A warm and inviting yet bright and airy lobby environment pulls from the hand-crafted exterior accents. A slight slope and change in elevation between the Pike and the project site resulted in a unique ground floor plan with a tiered step approach that creates several lounge vignettes while intuitively guiding visitors towards the reception desk and elevator cabs. 

In addition to offering several private terraces to tenant spaces, 909 Rose’s shared amenities include an expansive, landscaped rooftop lounge connected to an interior lounge and bar, a luxury fitness facility, a reservable conference center, and more. Additionally, innovations like touchless elevators and an outdoor air ventilation system made the building pandemic-ready and contributed to the long-term wellness of tenants.

A variety of private tenant terraces engage with the active streetscape below while public spaces offer tenants the amenities expected in today’s office market, including a rooftop terrace with panoramic views, shared meeting and collaborative spaces, bike storage, a fitness facility, abundant on-site parking, and unprecedented internet and network connectivity. Appealing to emerging tech and professional services firms, the Wired Gold and LEED Gold-certified offices at Pike and Rose are approaching full occupancy rates with tenants including the client themselves!