Hit the Trails in the DMV

Spend the last days of summer enjoying the trails around the DMV. Polinger Company has a community near some of the best in the area.

Rock Creek Park, considered a gem in our nation’s capital, offers the ideal setting to peacefully take in the beauty of nature. There are over 32 miles of trails, while all roads and paved trails welcome bicyclists. The Swift at Petworth is approximately eight minutes away and perfect for its residents with dogs.

The same could be said about 4000 Massachusetts, as their community not only offers the best of the best in luxury apartment living, but they’re also right by this park, and with quick and easy access to transportation, residents have no trouble getting out for a fun-filled day of enjoying the great outdoors. Among other ideal communities, The Highlands of Chevy Chase is only about ten minutes away, along with many other attractions to enjoy in the fall.  

Brighton Village has trails all throughout the community with a basketball court and soccer field adjacent to the back of the community at Malcolm King Park. Located in the welcoming and upbeat city of Gaithersburg, Brighton Village is about five minutes away from Boherer Park with its open spaces and sports fields.

Northwest Branch Trail runs between Hyattsville and Silver Spring and is an integral part of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System. This scenic trail extends north of the Capital Beltway to Wheaton Regional Park. It provides a wilderness-like experience and is perfect for those who want to get out for a calming walk or hike amidst the beauty of Mother Nature. While offering their very own aerobics trails, Country Place is also not far from this trail. Not only is this a great way to exercise, but it also allows you to clear your head and really embrace all that the great outdoors has to offer. Country Place is also about five minutes away from Fairland’s Park, which has a playground, basketball court, baseball field, and other fun activities. It’s also an ideal spot to just relax and take in the beauty of nature during the summer.

Cabin John Recreational Park is considered one of Montgomery County’s best combinations of nature, sports, and recreation. It consists of various athletic fields, an ice-skating rink, picnic areas, trails, and scenic campsites. It’s also just minutes from Bethesda Place. Both Congressional Towers and Rollins Park offer the Rollins Congressional Club to their residents, but some days you just have to get outside. Both communities are also conveniently located just a few minutes away from Cabin John Recreational Park.

Polinger is proud to manage communities that have so much to offer inside and out. While each provides various unique apartment features and community amenities to keep you smiling and stress-free, they are all located in beautiful areas that allow residents to improve their health and happiness by enjoying nature. Call or visit one of our leasing offices today and hit the trail towards your dream home!

Community Spotlight – BV

Welcome home to Brighton Village! We offer one, two, and three-bedroom apartments located in the heart of Gaithersburg, Maryland. We’re a pet-friendly community where every apartment is designed for maximum comfort with the best features. The eat-in kitchens include gas cooking and microwaves. A separate dining room offers ample space to use to entertain or for a home office or playroom. The large bedrooms feature tons of closet space and the picturesque windows allow for streams of natural light.

Perfectly located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Brighton Village is in the center of a thriving community. RIO Lakefront and Downtown Crown Shopping Centers are only a few miles away and offer outdoor dining, concerts, and popular stores. There is always something to do year-round and living at Brighton Village has you there in minutes.

Living at Brighton Village has other location perks. The schools assigned to our apartments consistently rank in the highest bracket in Montgomery County. NIST is directly across the street and we are minutes from major commuting routes I-270 and the ICC. Shady Grove Metro station is a short 5 miles away, giving you easy access to Washington, DC.

The wide range of amenities at Brighton Village provide a luxurious experience within the community. A large swimming pool features lap lanes, beach entry with bubbling jets, and a waterfall spout and dumping buckets. The wading pool has a water-spouting whale, and the sundeck features comfortable lounge chairs and patio tables with oversized umbrellas for extra shade. Stay fit in our state-of-the-art fitness center, equipped with treadmills, bicycles, weights, and more. Each station also has its own cardio studio for your convenience. There is also a separate class studio with access to online workout videos and with key-fob access to the fitness center, you can exercise on your own schedule. Check out our photo gallery to see pictures of our community, apartments, and amenities.

Brighton Village truly is at the center of it all. We offer several tour options from in-person to virtual capabilities. Please contact us at LeasingStaffBV@brightonvillage.net or 888-758-2637 to find your new apartment today.

Pet-Friendly Communities

Here at Polinger Company, we understand your pet is part of the family and we want them to feel at home as much as you do. Nothing can warm your heart quite like a furry friend. We have numerous pet-friendly communities, perfect for you and your furbaby.An on-site dog park can be found at Aura Pentagon City and Country Place, where we welcome both cats and dogs with no size limits. At 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue, we also welcome cats and dogs with no size limits.

The Highlands of Chevy Chase and The Swift Petworth happily accept both dogs and cats that meet the breed and weight restrictions. These apartments feature large kitchens with plenty of room for your pet’s food and water, washers and dryers on every floor to remove fur from clothing, and a rooftop deck so your dog can relax in the sun. Our concierge services can also coordinate dog walking or pet feeding services while on vacation. Both Brighton Village and Rollins Park allow dogs only with no size limits. Congressional Towers allows small dogs only. These spacious apartments allow plenty of space for you and your pup. The large kitchens provide plenty of room for your pet’s food and water and patios so your dog can relax in the sun during the day.

Pet-friendly communities are one of the best perks to living at one of the Polinger Company’s communities. We offer a unique, one-of-a-kind way of living, so make sure your pets get the same opportunity. For more information on Polinger Company and apartments to rent, visit https://www.polingerco.com.

Sky-High Amenities

One of the many perks of city living is the rooftop of our apartment buildings. Summer is here and the rooftop decks are open and ready for entertaining and relaxing. 

Aura Pentagon City features two pools on rooftops along with sundecks with grills and seating areas. 

Not only do our 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue and Swift Petworth communities offer gorgeous apartments in NW DC; they’re also perfectly located for spectacular views of the Fourth of July fireworks. 

Each year residents and their guests gather to enjoy food, fun, and fireworks all from the convenience of their own apartment building. At The Swift in Petworth, there are commercial-grade grills that may be reserved for your entertaining needs and a cozy fire pit to warm up the cooler nights. 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. treats its residents to some of the best views of Georgetown and Foggy Bottom from its rooftop terrace creating a calming oasis away from the bustling city. 

View of the Washington Monument from 2401 Penn Ave. apartments

Only a few miles outside of DC in downtown Chevy Chase, MD, you’ll find The Highlands of Chevy Chase. These two sister buildings sit in the well-landscaped neighborhood of Friendship Village and both feature rooftop sundecks with swimming pools. Shaded tables line the sundecks to provide a comfortable outdoors for all visitors. The large swimming pools are appointed with lush greenery and relaxing lawn chairs to provide the ultimate relaxing experience. The beautiful tree-lined views sprinkled with the cityscape provide a unique panoramic view. Both communities treat their residents to a refreshing atmosphere suitable for all ages high above the busy city. 

It’s great to take advantage of these amenities during the hot summers of Washington, DC, and Maryland. A rooftop deck and swimming pool can make a “staycation” feel like a true getaway. For more information on Polinger Company and apartments to rent, visit polingerco.com.

Polinger Company Promotions

Polinger Company is pleased to announce several internal promotions.

We are happy to announce that Aminat Oladele has accepted the position of Systems and Training Manager and will begin Mid-April. Aminat has been at Highland House for approximately five years and started as a part-time Front Desk attendant and has moved her way up to Leasing Manager. 
During her tenure, she was instrumental in helping us integrate new software programs, rebranding the property to The Highlands of Chevy Chase, and help maintain occupancy. We are very excited Aminat will join us in the Systems and Training role and look forward to having everyone work with her.


It is with great pleasure we announce a rising star within our Polinger Company family with the well-deserved promotion of Antoin Thompson to Leasing Manager at Aura Pentagon City. Antoin exemplifies what it means to be an outstanding professional. Future goals include advancement to Property Manager and beyond. We all look forward to his future success at Polinger and thank him for being a part of our team.


We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sylvia Lantang to Director of Information Technology and Systems. Sylvia will oversee all of our computer systems, both hardware and software, for the main office and for the sites including Yardi training, implementation and problem solving, Dataprise oversight, SharePoint and similar systems.  Sylvia started with us in May 2012 as a Leasing Specialist and then Assistant Property Manager at Highland House, until she became Systems Manager in February of 2018. We congratulate Sylvia on her new position and thank her for being part of the Polinger Company team!



Big congratulations to Valerie Ward who has been promoted to Assistant Property Manager of The Swift at Petworth Metro! She has been at The Swift, first as Concierge, then as a Leasing Specialist, since October of 2017. We are very proud of Valerie, excited to have her step up her responsibilities, and thank her for being part of the Polinger Company team.