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Future of Bethesda

Building the Area's Identity & Investing in its Growth

Event Ended On: Thursday July 26 2018

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Speakers

Building Bethesda's Identity

How Are Commercial Real Estate Developments Shaping the Region?

Chris Weilminster

Chris Weilminster

EVP & President, Mixeduse Division, Federal Realty Investment Trust

Heather Dlhopolsky

Partner, Linowes and Blocher LLP

Future of Bethesda Office

Leasing & Development Trends Boosting the Market

Phil McCarthy

Phil McCarthy

Executive Managing Director, Transwestern

Marriott & More!

How Will the Headquarters and Hotel Strengthen Bethesda's Market?

Adam Bernstein

Adam Bernstein

CEO, The Bernstein Companies
Jim Young

Jim Young

Vice President of Corporate Facilities, Services and Real Estate, Marriott International
Francisco Gonzalez
Moderator

Francisco Gonzalez

Managing Director, Principal, Gensler

Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:55 AM
Breakfast, Coffee & Networking
25 More Minutes of Networking!
8:55 AM
9:25 AM
Building Bethesda's Identity
How Are Commercial Real Estate Developments Shaping the Region?
9:25 AM
9:55 AM
Future of Bethesda Office
Leasing & Development Trends Boosting the Market
9:55 AM
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Marriott & More!
How Will the Headquarters and Hotel Strengthen Bethesda's Market?
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
More Networking!

Venue/Parking

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814

Ballroom: Regency Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Parking Information:
$8 parking before 9:00 am

**If coming through the parking garage, the Regency Ballroom is located on level P3
**If coming in through the hotel lobby, the Regency Ballroom is located on the ballroom level

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Event Summary

Bethesda is the

unincorporated, census-designated place that so many of us love to call home, a workplace and a shopping destination. A rapidly growing suburb of D.C., the area has so much to enjoy, but

also ample room for growth. With countless major developments on the way, Bethesda will soon find itself an urban metropolis. What is yet to be decided is the unique identity, culture and sense of place the area will hold.



What type of office tenants, residents and retail is attracted to Bethesda? What is their vision for the future of the area? What vision to the developers building downtown have? Get the answers to these questions at Future of Bethesda.

Hear from the master developers building, shaping and designing the future of downtown Bethesda, and leave with an action plan to ensure the area's growth. Join the fun on twitter using hashtag #BisnowBethesda and follow us @BisnowDC! For questions, recommendations, comments, or press inquiries please email our

Bethesda

event producer, James Shearin at James.Shearin@Bisnow.com.

1. How can you capitalize on the growth promised by the Marriott headquarters and hotel?

2. What type of tenant is ideal for Carr's Apex Building?

3. Will Bethesda ever see a nightlife scene?  Does it want one?

4. With a historically strong retail market, is Bethesda immune to the asset class' national uncertainty?

5. How can Bethesda develop a unique identity as a suburb of D.C.?