This Tuesday, New York-based developer Equity One revealed new preliminary plan drawings for the proposed Westbard redevelopment in Bethesda, Maryland. This 1.8 million-square-foot project plans to rebuild the Westwood Shopping Center, construct a 120-foot-tall building, and realign Westbard Road, reported Bethesda Magazine. There will also be a stream-side walkway.
The planned redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center is divided into three three-story buildings, one of which would house a Giant grocery store. Additionally, on the site where the 120-foot-tall building is planned is currently a bowling alley. A new space will need to be found before it can be relocated.
Bethesda Magazine further reported that utility lines for the project will not be placed underground despite the renderings showing a lack of them.
By the end of the year, Equity One is expected to submit formal preliminary plan documents to the county planning board.
• Residents Get Another Look at Future Westbard Development [Bethesda Magazine]