fabulous,” Groff said of the venue. “It’s got
the built-in stage, and three-quarters of
the space is all glass and open for a beauti-
ful view of the district.”
Off-the-beaten-path, Calleva Outdoor
Adventures promotes unique opportuni-
ties for teambuilding and personal growth
through physical challenges. Adventurous
groups can bond by kayaking, rock- and
rope-climbing, as well as a variety of eco-
activities targeted to better understand our
relationship to the planet.
Calleva additionally offers summer and
harvest-time “Dirty Dinners,” a celebration
of local goods that includes food, wine and
music. In autumn, Calleva hosts Markoff’s
Haunted Forest, a running weekend event
that decks out the Dickerson location for
Halloween. Highlighted are two candlelit,
outdoor hikes through haunted woods.
Autumn enthusiasts can also delight in
hayrides, hot cider, bonfires and all the
amenities of the season.
In Silver Spring, the American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center and
the Fillmore can serve as full-time venues
for audiovisual-heavy conferences or anchors for opening and closing events.
“AFI has theater seating,” Groff said.
“They have three different theaters within
the facility. In the main ones you can fit
40 or 50 people. It’s phenomenal, and of
PIKE & ROSE
Tell me more about the Pike &
Rose neighborhood and what it
brings to Montgomery County’s
Pike & Rose is truly at the heart of
it all. At the crossroads of Rockville
Pike, Montrose Parkway and Old
Georgetown Road, the neighbor-
hood is centrally located at the
intersection of Montgomery County,
Maryland’s main thoroughfare. Pike &
Rose offers urban amenities and sub-
urban conveniences. First-to-market
and unique experiences abound, in-
cluding a live-music venue, AMP by Strathmore, and iPic theaters,
with more on the way. Popular restaurants such as Summer House
Santa Monica and Owen’s Ordinary are great meet-up spots for af-
ter-work happy hours, while our fast casuals are perfect for a quick
lunch on the run. Well-known retailers, including Gap and Nike,
anchor the neighborhood for great shopping. The neighborhood
is rounded out by a robust event schedule for all ages, including
seasonal block parties and monthly Ladies Night Out events.
What’s happening next for the development?
Phase 2 is currently under construction, and we’ll see the much
anticipated opening of our next partner, REI, in spring 2017. Late
summer and early fall sees the extension of Grand Park Avenue and
the opening of retailers such as H&M, Sur La Table and Pinstripes.
We’ll also open our third luxury residential apartment building and
a public open green space, along with a number of yet-to-be announced retailers and restaurants. Early 2018 will see the opening
of Canopy by Hilton, topped by 930 Rose, our now-for-sale luxury
What are some of Pike & Rose’s
offerings for business groups?
In addition to the businesses that office at Pike & Rose, including Merrill
Lynch/Bank of America, Regus and
Hilti, local, regional and international
businesses have gathered to meet
at Pike & Rose. From rental space
available at AMP by Strathmore for
day-long conferences and evening
social events, to private dining at
restaurants such as City Perch and
Del Frisco’s, and more casual coffee
meet-ups at La Madeleine, Carluc-cio’s or Starbucks, many business
groups have expanded the four walls
of their offices into the neighborhood
for creative, informative and unique
meeting and networking opportunities.
Q&A with Jill McCarthy // Director of Marketing
Federal Realty Investment Trust
Montgomery County, Md.
PIKE & ROSE STOREFRONTS