MD-based Washington Property Company
(WPC) is putting the final touches on its latest luxury apartment community,
Solaire Wheaton, located just two blocks from the Wheaton station on
Metrorail’s Red Line linking Washington, DC with its Maryland suburbs. Apartments are leasing
quickly, and some residents already have moved in.
WPC’s first Solaire community, located just steps from the Silver Spring (MD) Metro
station, Solaire Wheaton offers the ultimate in convenient living at rental
rates substantially below those in Washington, DC. Solaire Wheaton residents
can not only walk to Metro but also to Westfield Wheaton Mall, anchored by
Costco, Target, Macy’s, Sears, JC Penney, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Solaire
Wheaton is surrounded by a tremendously diverse array of unique ethnic
restaurants, cultural amenities, and nightlife venues that contribute to
Wheaton’s dynamic urban lifestyle.
opening of Solaire-Wheaton is a milestone in the ongoing revitalization occurring
in downtown Wheaton,” said WPC’s Evan Feldman, Associate Vice President of Development
and Acquisitions. “We started planning
eight years ago for this project, built on the site of the former First Baptist
Church. With more than 1,000 new apartments, the new Safeway and Costco, and
planned relocation of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning
Commission, Wheaton is emerging as a dynamic 24-7 urban environment where
people can live, work, and play.”
by Atlanta-based The Preston Partnership, Solaire Wheaton offers stylish, contemporary
features such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, fine
cabinetry, wood flooring, large windows and private balconies. Over 7,000
square feet of amenity space includes a cyber café with free wi-fi; a
resort-style swimming pool and pool deck with grilling area; a state-of-the-art
fitness center; and an expansive residents’ lounge. The lounge, which can be
rented for private functions, features a demonstration kitchen, video gaming
area, flat-screen TV, indoor-outdoor fireplace, outdoor seating, and a variety
of games including billiards and shuffleboard. There’s secure underground
parking with preferred spaces for low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles.
to meet the criteria for LEED Silver certification, Solaire Wheaton has a
variety of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features. The building
is oriented and designed to maximize natural light, and its sun-reflecting
white roof helps minimize building heat gain. Indoor air quality is enhanced by
low-emitting paints and finishes as well as a 100 percent smoke-free
policy. Energy-efficient lighting and
appliances, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, green cleaning products, and
convenient onsite recycling centers complete the picture. Solaire Wheaton is
located at 10914 Georgia Avenue, at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Veirs
Wheaton offers alcove studios, one-bedroom apartments, and two-bedroom
apartments. The alcove studios have dedicated living, kitchen, and sleeping
areas, separated by partition walls.
Citizens Bank provided project financing; Clark Builders Group was the General
Contractor. Gables Residential is providing property management and leasing
services. For leasing information, call 1-877-745-0058
or visit www.SolaireWheaton.com.
Washington Property Company (www.washproperty.com) is a full-service commercial real estate company located in Bethesda, Maryland. Established by Charles K. Nulsen, III, WPC is involved in a full range of real estate investment services including acquisition, land use, development, property management, leasing, and construction management. WPC has developed more than eight million square feet of commercial space in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and currently has over 1.6 million residential square feet under development. WPC is actively pursuing office, multi-family, retail, and mixed-use development opportunities throughout the region. Through its management company, WPC Management, LLC, Washington Property Company manages over 1.8 million square feet of commercial space.