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Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2021) – WCS is proud to announce Lerner Black Hill Apartment project has been honored with an Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Award in the Residential Multi-Mid Rise (5 stories or below) category.

Lerner Black Hill is the newest luxury apartment community in Germantown, Maryland with 255 apartments. This private community features studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom apartments with diverse floor plans. Extensive clubhouse amenities include access to a large courtyard, lounge area, library, billiards room, theater room, business center, pet spa, bike room, outdoor beach entry swimming pool with outdoor TV area and exercise lawn, all adjacent to the state-of-the-art Mantracore® Fitness Studio, yoga room, and sports simulator. Positioned on a 110-acre serene setting, Lerner Black Hill boasts large apartments and endless amenities.

Lerner Black Hill is located at 308 Baltusrol Drive, Germantown, Maryland 20874.

Congratulations to the entire project team: Lerner Enterprises, Owner; Hord | Coplan | Macht, Architect and WCS Construction, General Contractor.


About Lerner
Founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, Lerner Enterprises is a respected leader in Washington, D.C. area real estate development, investment and management.

Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Lerner is one of the largest and most diversified private real estate developers in the United States, with expertise in all phases of commercial real estate, including an award-winning office portfolio comprised of a wide range of landmark developments throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The multifamily portfolio currently comprises over 5,000 apartments with another 5,000 apartments in the development pipeline such as 1000 South Capitol Street SE in Washington, DC. The office portfolio features such iconic properties at Washington Square, 20 M Street, Two White Flint North, The Corporate Office Park at Dulles Town Center and The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, among many others.

The company is also a pioneer in sustainable development, with a noteworthy LEED® Certified portfolio that includes Washington Square (LEED® Gold), 20 M Street (LEED® Gold – the first LEED® Certified office building in Washington), 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard (Lerner’s corporate headquarters and the first LEED® Platinum office building in the Mid-Atlantic Region), 1775 Tysons Boulevard (the first LEED® Platinum building in the Tysons market), 1725 Tysons Boulevard (designed to achieve LEED® Platinum) and 1100 Half Street, SE in Washington, DC (designed to achieve LEED® Platinum).

Lerner remains focused on opportunistic real estate investments – primarily existing residential, office and retail properties as well as buying management companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and adding to its robust private equity and direct investment portfolio. Lerner is the proud owner of the Washington Nationals, the 2019 World Series Champions.

For more information, please visit or and follow Lerner on Twitter @LernerDC.


About WCS Construction
WCS Construction is a CBE certified general contractor headquartered in Southeast Washington. The company’s experience includes new construction of office, commercial, multifamily and mixed-use projects as well as substantial rehabilitation of multifamily projects. To learn more about WCS Construction, LLC, please visit


Media Contact:
Paula Martinez
WCS Construction, LLC

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