BETHESDA, Md., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Property Company (WPC) today announced that Solaire Metro Apartments, a luxury apartment community located in Silver Spring, Maryland, has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The property is managed by Bozzuto Management Company.
Solaire is in the Ripley District of Silver Spring, a revitalization area that is centered around a new transit center, which lends itself to foot, bike, bus, Metro and MARC train commuting and shopping. WPC has provided direct walking access to the new Silver Spring Metro, which will become a focal point of the area surrounded by open spaces, and combine a mix of office and apartment buildings, connected by bike trails and pedestrian routes.
Solaire offers extensive green features and amenities. In addition to being a transit-oriented community, it is 100% smoke-free, includes energy efficient appliances, and low-flow, water saving fixtures that reduce utility bills and the impact on the environment.
The community is a 17-story luxury high-rise, which contains 295 studio, one bedroom, one bedroom plus den, two bedroom and two bedroom plus den residences in 32 floor plan options. Apartment features include floor to ceiling windows, balconies, gourmet kitchens with ENERGY STAR stainless steel appliances, as well as luxurious baths.
Community amenities are extensive and include a full-service concierge, resort-style pool and sundeck, roof deck with commercial grill and fireplace, cyber cafe with 24" Mac computers, fitness club, party room, billiards and residents' lounge, as well as underground parking with bike storage.
"It is an honor to achieve LEED certification, as it demonstrates our commitment to the environment, and to our residents, by providing green features that will make our community and our world a better place," said Evan Feldman, development manager, Washington Property Company. "Solaire provides the luxurious finishes and amenities people are looking for, in an environmentally friendly lifestyle."
For more information on Solaire Metro, visit www.solaireapts.com or call 301.859.3965.
About Bozzuto Management Company
Voted Property Management Company of the Year in 2011 by Multi-Housing News, and in 2000 and 2009 by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Bozzuto Management Company offers the finest in apartment living and management services. With 130 properties in exceptional locations throughout the East Coast, Bozzuto Management provides a resident experience that is truly beyond compare. The company is a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group, a full-service real estate firm headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland. For more information, visit www.bozzuto.com.
About Washington Property Company
Washington Property Company 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.
The WPC development team is responsible for the development of over eight million square feet of commercial space in the Washington metropolitan area and actively pursues development opportunities in office, multi-family, retail and mixed-use projects throughout the region. The company currently has over 1.6 million square feet under development. For more information, visit www.washproperty.com.
SOURCE Washington Property Company