Bethesda Center promises high-end hotel

Property owner The Bernstein Cos. promises a new, high-end Westin Hotel will be part of a redevelopment project known as Bethesda Center that goes before the Montgomery County Planning Board on Thursday, The Gazette reported. Bethesda Center would replace the Bethesda Court Hotel, Japanese restaurant Tako Grill, and the Connor Building which all would be torn down.

County planners recommended approval of the project plan and preliminary plan reviews for the property, according to The Gazette.