Kettler in the News

October 17, 2017

KETTLER’s Element 28 Wins Best Boutique Construction Building at 2017 Great American Living Awards

McLean, VA, October 17, 2017 – KETTLER, one of Washington, DC’s leading real estate development and property management companies, announced today that Element 28 Apartments in Bethesda took home top honors in the Design and Architecture, Multifamily Boutique Construction category at the 2017 Great American Living Awards (GALA).

GALA, which is sponsored by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association honors the building industry’s leaders in the Washington region, showcasing top builders, developers, architects, sales, marketing, merchandising, and advertising professionals. The judging committee is a team of experienced developers who select the winners based on multiple factors including residential design, sales and marketing.

“It is an honor to be recognized at the Great American Living Awards among accomplished industry figures,” said Robert Kettler, CEO of KETTLER. “We wanted to bring the best of the best to Bethesda, Element 28 offers luxury with room to stretch out, entertain, and breathe. From its design to location to appliances and unit details, this award speaks to the thorough and deliberate choices that went into every inch of this incredibly unique space.”

Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Element 28 is an innovative apartment community, which is distinguished by its pure luxury. With only 101 apartments, Element 28 is more like a boutique condominium community with spacious, comfortable units ranging from sizable studios to three-bedroom units, featuring expansive views of the town.

Contributing to its resort-like ambience, all the homes at Element 28 feature top-notch appliances: wood cabinets and paneled refrigerators to match, white quartz and granite countertop, wood-plank flooring, and stone-tiled spa showers and soaking tubs. Some also have private terraces and custom closets outfitted by the Container Store.

A new plaza and sculpture garden act as a from yard for the 16-story community, which offers other noteworthy amenities, including a retractable glass-walled rooftop lounge with indoor/outdoor clubroom, fitness studio, wine cellar, bike storage roomand parking garage.

To learn more about the GALA awards, click HERE.  


KETTLER and KETTLER Management are owners, operators, and developers of apartments, condominiums, and mixed-use projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Headquartered in McLean, VA, the company has developed over 20,000 multifamily units, 5 million square feet of commercial space, more than 46,000 homes in 25 master-planned communities and many of the region’s premier mixed-use communities. KETTLER Management successfully manages 30,000+ apartments for KETTLER and 3rd party clients from Connecticut to South Carolina and Texas and offers a full range of services to corporate and institutional real estate owners. 

Element 28 Apartments in Downtown Bethesda, Maryland