The town of Gaithersburg, MD is ideally located along I-270 and Rt. 355 making it a great commuter’s place to call home. You can hop on I-270 or Metro’s Red Line at the Shady Grove station. Over the years, Gaithersburg has grown from an agricultural settlement into one of the five largest cities in Maryland. The city’s initial growth was spurred on by the arrival of the railroad and its growth was further increased with the development of Interstate 270, which today separates Gaithersburg into a west side and an east side. The area provides residents a unique mix of old and new. You can enjoy the quaint shops and restaurants in ‘Old Towne’ Gaithersburg or the modern and more upscale Rio Washingtonian Center with tons of restaurants, shops and a movie theatre. Real estate across the region is varied, from older, more traditional homesteads to newer varieties of condos, townhomes and single-family dwellings in the areas around the Kentlands community. This helps to make Gaithersburg an affordable area to call home compared with areas closer in to DC. One of the oldest and largest master planned communities in the area is Montgomery Village which first broke ground in 1966. Today it’s home to over 30,000 residents.