This is a diverse area including multiple downtown communities, high-rise apartments and suburban subdivisions. Gaithersburg is an industry hub as well including biotechnology, telecommunications, and software development, with an emphasis on government contracts.
Neighborhoods include the City of Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Kentlands, Washington Grove and Washingtonian Center. Gaithersburg home styles include Colonials, ranchers, small cookie cutter homes in designed communities, and luxury homes on two acres or more. New home real estate in Gaithersburg is also available in varying price ranges.
Area points of interest include: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Montgomery County Fairgrounds, The Rio and Washingtonian Center, Bohrer Park and Seneca Creek State Park.
Two very popular events that are held annually in Gaithersburg are The Winter Lights Festival in Great Seneca Park and Oktoberfest at the Kentlands. Residents also enjoy Celebrate Gaithersburg, the Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade and the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair.