While Amazon is getting a lot of attention for its planned HQ2 campus, the company could be coming to Friendship Heights on a much smaller scale. According to several recently published reports, Amazon is likely moving in to replace a former grocery store that closed down in the neighborhood.
Pending some changes to the current property, an Amazon store could open on Wisconsin Avenue by sometime later this year. The property is part of a larger office, retail and restaurant development called The Collection at Chevy Chase.
Recently property owners announced another full-service grocer was expected to soon occupy the space but did not disclose a company name. At least one publication points to a covenant requiring the property owner…