Foulger-Pratt Contracting is pleased to announce it has been selected by JBG Rosenfeld as the General Contractor for the Downtown Crown retail project. The $18 million award includes construction of the Phase I retail and parking portion of the Downtown Crown mixed-use development designed by Brown Craig Turner Architects. The scope of work entails construction of four retail shell buildings totaling 101,500 square feet – including a new LA Fitness Gym – plus 20 acres of sitework, utilities, paving, hardscapes and landscaping. Additionally, Foulger-Pratt Contracting will construct a 154,000 gross square foot, 5-story (6 parking level) precast parking garage to accommodate 456 cars. Construction begins August 2012 and is scheduled for completion in late 2013.

“We are pleased to have this opportunity to work with Foulger-Pratt Contracting as we bring the Downtown Crown vision to fruition” said Brett Snyder, Senior Construction Manager of JBG Rosenfeld Retail.  “JBGR’s vision is to create a vibrant interactive destination which will include a new mix of shopping, dining and entertainment options to Montgomery County.”
John Barron, President of Foulger-Pratt Contracting stated: “We are thrilled to be working with JBG Rosenfeld on this exciting project. The booming Gaithersburg area is a prime location for additional retail that will be served by this mixed-use development.”

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About Downtown Crown
Downtown Crown is the heart of Crown – the newest master-planned community in Montgomery County – located on Fields Road at Sam Eig Highway, just off I-270 and the Inter County Connector. Downtown Crown includes 260,000 square feet of national and regional retail, a Harris Teeter grocery store, an LA Fitness center and 540 multi-family units.  The entire Crown community encompasses 182 acres and will bring more than 2,200 new homes and apartments interconnected by acres of parks and trails. The community will also feature a future transit stop for the Corridor City Transitway (CCT).

Foulger-Pratt Contracting Project Team Partners
Brown Craig Turner Architects, Baltimore, MD – Architect of Record; David M. Schwarz Architects, Washington, DC – Design Architect; E&S Construction Engineers Inc., Pasadena, MD – MEP Consultant; Carroll Engineering, Inc., Hunt Valley, MD – Structural Consultants; Bohler Engineering, Bowie, MD – Civil Engineering; and Professional Service Industries (PSI), Fairfax, VA – Geotechnical Engineer. 

About JBG Rosenfeld
Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, JBG Rosenfeld Retail is a leading retail and mixed use developer which owns, manages, leases or is currently developing more than six million square feet of properties in the Mid-Atlantic region. Since its inception in 1995, it has developed a blue-chip portfolio of mixed-use developments, shopping centers and freestanding retail properties. The company’s success is a direct result of its attention to detail, excellence in execution, and an in-depth knowledge of its markets and product types. For more information on the full scope of the company’s services, call (301) 657-0700 or visit