North Bethesda Market East

The tallest tower in Montgomery County, MD, the Market East apartment building is a luxury residential community located on the northeast quadrant of the 1.2 million square-foot North Bethesda Market mixed-use development.  The 24-story building features 189 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units with floor-to-ceiling windows and sweeping views of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. 

The high-rise tower shares multiple amenities with a sister low-rise apartment community, including two swimming pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, resident lounge, rooftop courtyard with outdoor living spaces and fire pit, and 200,000 sf of on-site retail surrounding the central plaza.

The building's substructure is conventionally reinforced cast-in-place concrete and the superstructure is a combination of conventionally reinforced cast-in-place concrete at Level 1; and post-tensioned reinforced cast-in-place concrete from Level 2 through Level 24.

ETI provided a variety of structural inspection and testing services, including inspections of reinforcing steel, post-tensioned steel, formwork, shoring and reshoring, and concrete placement as well as concrete laboratory testing and monitoring of concrete quality. Additional specialty services included ground penetrating radar and core drilling tests.