Top Articles From Around the Web: Montgomery County
1. Bisnow's own Ethan Rothstein provides an in-depth look at Montgomery County's future, which is either uncertain or promising depending on who you ask.
2. The proposed Montgomery County budget has the largest property tax increase in eight years.
3. The Washington Business Journal reports that foreclosures are going up in the DC area, with Prince George's and Montgomery counties leading the way.
4. Homicides have significantly increased in Montgomery County for the second year in a row.
5. The Washington Post examines racial disparities in Montgomery County's gifted programs.
6. Montgomery County has been a development boomtown in recent years, but some residents have grown tired of all the booming and want it to stop. The former mayor of Chevy Chase, Pat Burda, has formed the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents to retain the predominantly single-family home makeup of the area.
7. The story above raises the question—just how much more development can Montgomery County take? Bisnow consults area real estate experts.
8. Texas-based developer Hines has recently purchased North Bethesda I and II from JBG and has big plans for the office complex.
9. Check out this overview of how Rockville Pike is looking to transform itself over the next several years.
10. Montgomery topped the list of healthiest counties in Maryland for the third straight year.