Montgomery County Conference Center and Hotel

Bethesda, MD

This project consisted of the construction of a two-story, 100,000-sf steel conference center and a 10-story, 150,000-sf concrete hotel, both with geopier foundations; further, the site lies adjacent to an underground metro station that remained in operation throughout construction. The conference center has more than 13,000 sf of class A meeting rooms, boardrooms, classrooms and more than 20,000 sf of multifunction space, a projection theatre, business center, lounges and spacious ballrooms. The hotel, Bethesda North Marriott, has 225 guest rooms along with health club facilities, an indoor pool and a full-service restaurant and lounge area for both structures. Interior construction of both structures features coffered ceilings, custom-designed light fixtures, dimensional stone and carpet flooring, custom millwork and wall coverings.