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Community Spotlight – Country Place Apartments

Country Place Apartments now offers in-person, self-guided tours! You can now explore at your leisure by yourself or with your friends and family. Country Place offers 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments with in-home washer and dryer, separate dining areas, and floor-to-ceiling windows leading out to a balcony or patio. Click here to schedule a self-guided tour.

Country Place’s Burtonsville location has you everywhere you need to be in minutes.  Just off Route 29 in Montgomery County, Country Place Apartments’ location has you on the ICC, 95, and 495 in minutes. There are bus stops on-site and several Metro stops within a short drive. 

The proximity to Washington, DC, Baltimore, Annapolis, Laurel, and Columbia gives our residents plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Located within town are several award-winning restaurants and established community favorites. In addition to the on-site green space, there are plenty of local parks nearby with exercise paths and playgrounds. Downtown Silver Spring is a short drive away with its eclectic and thriving city atmosphere.

The large apartments feature plenty of space for a home office, many with an alcove or den. The flexible areas can also be used as a playroom, study space, craft room, or reading nook. The gourmet kitchens and separate dining areas are perfect for entertaining and unpacking carryout. 

The amenities at Country Place Apartments welcome you to relax as they make your life easier. In the summer, take full advantage of the outdoor pool and enjoy the fitness center, playground, and exercise paths year-round. Take your dog to the on-site bark park and your wheels to the car care center. The management office offers a Tech Bar with computers available for use. All of these conveniences, all on-site, all at Country Place Apartments. 

The comforts of your apartment welcome you home as soon as you go through the door. Large, open rooms with ample natural light allow for your personal touches and the in-home washer and dryer make for the ultimate in convenience. The private patio and/or balcony add even more space and showcase Country Place Apartments’ serene setting.

Contact us today to schedule your tour and find your new apartment home at Country Place!

Community Spotlight – The Highlands of Chevy Chase

Welcome to The Highlands of Chevy Chase! Our pet-friendly community offers a variety of floor plans – everything from studios to 3-bedroom apartments. Expect gourmet kitchens, large floor-to-ceiling windows allowing streams of natural light, ample storage space, and gorgeous views. 

Our large floor plans have plenty of space for a home office for those working or studying from home. Apartments feature everything you need from upgraded kitchens and bathrooms, to open floor plans perfect for entertaining. Gorgeous city views abound with the massive windows and you’ll love the closet space. Many bedrooms fit king-sized beds and several floor plans include separate dining areas.

We continue to focus on the well-being of our residents by maintaining robust cleaning protocols and adding enhanced building systems as appropriate.  In this regard, we are installing UV-C light in the air handler units of the building that service common areas, such as corridors and lobbies.  UV-C light in HVAC systems has been shown to reduce the level of pathogens like bacteria and viruses on the surfaces and in the air of those systems.

Living at The Highlands of Chevy Chase has you in the center of it all. You can find everything you want and need only steps from your door. Located only 2 blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro, you can be in downtown DC or Bethesda in minutes. Stay local and enjoy regional and national restaurants from all around the globe. Shopping is a breeze with The Shops at Wisconsin Place only minutes away, along with other shops and boutiques. The Friendship Heights Village Center is across the street with its activities and events and it offers a free shuttle bus to take you to the Metro.

Despite our urban setting, pockets of greenery and nature are easily found nearby with local parks and exercise paths. Take advantage of the eclectic neighborhood and proximity to DC with independent bookstores, shops, and entertainment. There is always something to do in Chevy Chase and your apartment is in the heart of it.

We offer several tour options from in-person to self-guided, and virtual capabilities. Contact us to schedule an appointment and find your apartment home!

Community Spotlight – The Swift at Petworth Metro

The Swift at Petworth Metro makes the most of living in DC pet-friendly apartments offering studio, one, and two-bedroom floor plans that include modern features perfect for all lifestyles. From the rooftop deck down to the underground reserved parking and everything in between, The Swift provides plenty of perks within its walls. 

Kitchen

Your apartment at The Swift puts you in the center of DC with all of the comforts of home you need. The pet-friendly building welcomes your furry friends and each apartment has a full-sized washer and dryer. The large, double-paned windows not only showcase the gorgeous DC views of the Washington Monument and National Cathedral, they also provide optimal daylight and reduce noise. The paint and wood flooring limit the amount of chemicals released into the air. The LEED-certified building ensures Green features and energy-efficient compliance. You can feel good about living at The Swift.

Take a look around without making a move! We’re here to show you what living at The Swift looks like through our interactive tours. Travel through the lobby and make a stop in The Nest Clubroom. Venture up to the rooftop deck with our firepit. Most importantly, “walk” through the apartment and picture it as your place – the couch goes here, the bed goes there. We welcome you to picture your life here at The Swift.

The fire pit on the roof of The Swift at Petworth

We offer several tour options from in-person to self-guided, and virtual capabilities. Contact us to schedule your appointment and see your new apartment at The Swift!

Polinger Company Announces New Promotions

Polinger Company is pleased to announce the recent promotions of two of our property managers to senior property managers. 

Shonda Dove started with Polinger in May 2004 as the Assistant Manager of Congressional Towers Apartments in Rockville, Maryland. Since October 2006, Shonda has excelled as Property Manager of Congressional Towers. Shonda obtained her ARM (Accredited Residential Manager®) through the Institute of Real Estate Management in 2019. Shonda has also been an active participant in #WeArePolinger efforts. When Shonda is not leading the team at Congressional Towers, she enjoys spending time with family and raising her children with her husband Mitchell.

Pearl Eanes started with Polinger in July 2000 as the Bookkeeper of Brighton Village Apartments in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She was promoted to Assistant Manager in August 2001 and since February 2004, Pearl has led the team at Brighton Village as Property Manager. Pearl obtained her ARM (Accredited Residential Manager®)Designation through IREM in 2018.  In addition to her duties at Brighton Village, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and raising her children with her husband Mark. Her Regional Property Manager, Jesse Martinez, says about Pearl, “I have always wanted to work with Pearl and had the pleasure of joining the Brighton Village team in May 2019 and have been impressed with her hard work, dedication, and seeing her manage Brighton Village successfully.”

We at Polinger Corporation are proud of our team members and congratulate them on their success. 

Congressional Towers Now Dog-Friendly!

The Congressional Towers community in Rockville has gone to the dogs! Effective September 1, 2020, buildings 257 and 259 are accepting dogs as part of a new pet policy. 

In addition to being perfectly located in Rockville, MD, across from Congressional Plaza and blocks from Twinbrook Metro, they understand that your pooch is part of the family and they want them to feel as much at home as you do. Nothing can warm your heart quite like a furry friend. 

What can they do there? Plenty. The Congressional Towers apartment community is equally dog-friendly as it is people friendly, so read on. They happily accept dogs that meet the breed restrictions. 

Of course, there are plenty of great perks for canines living at Congressional Towers. The spacious apartments provide plenty of space for you and the pup! The spacious kitchens provide plenty of room for your pet’s food and water, washers and dryers located on each level to help owners remove fur from their clothes, and patios or balconies available so your dog can relax in the sun during the day.

A pet deposit is required, in addition to monthly pet rent. Have questions on pet (or human) life at Congressional Towers Apartments? Curious about our pet-friendly apartments for rent here in Rockville? Find the complete pet policy here or get in touch with them today!