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Work Begins on Catholic University Project

Work Begins on Catholic University Project

By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Abdo Development, The Bozzuto Group and Pritzker Realty Group have started work this week on a project that will change the face of Washington’s Brookland neighborhood. It will transform The Catholic University of America’s South Campus [...]…

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$1.2B in Projects Under Way Downtown

$1.2B in Projects Under Way Downtown

By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Big development projects are a rare commodity these days, but Washington, D.C., has its fair share. Among the millions of dollars being invested in massive projects and property renovations creating new jobs and improving the local [...]…

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Home Properties Buys Alexandria’s Newport Village for $205M

Home Properties Buys Alexandria’s Newport Village for $205M

By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor Home Properties Inc. has paid $205 million for the Newport Village in Alexandria, Va., making it the largest acquisition in the company’s history in terms of price paid for an asset. The apartment community was purchased [...]…

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Gilbane to Develop Housing Facility, Lab Space for George Mason University

Gilbane to Develop Housing Facility, Lab Space for George Mason University

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor George Mason University has chosen Providence, R.I.-based Gilbane Development Co., a division of Gilbane Inc., and Baltimore-based architecture firm Canon Design to design, build, finance and lease two new developments. According to a Gilbane press release, [...]…

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New Housing Complex for D.C. Homeless; Bethesda Property Wins LEED Silver

New Housing Complex for D.C. Homeless; Bethesda Property Wins LEED Silver

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The first of three housing complexes for homeless people planned by the District government was inaugurated last week by Mayor Vincent Gray and other city officials during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Starting next month, the Mississippi Avenue [...]…

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Carr Hospitality, InterContinental Plan Southwest Waterfront Hotel

Carr Hospitality, InterContinental Plan Southwest Waterfront Hotel

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Washington, D.C.-based Carr Hospitality and InterContinental Hotels Group plan to create a four-star hotel on the Southwest Waterfront as part of a $2 billion redevelopment, The Wharf. The mixed-use neighborhood, a joint venture between developers PN [...]…

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Zuckerman Proposes Conversion of Harrison Flats for Hotel Use; Virginia Properties Trade Hands

Zuckerman Proposes Conversion of Harrison Flats for Hotel Use; Virginia Properties Trade Hands

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Zuckerman Brothers Inc. has a new restoration and reuse plan for Harrison Flats, the District’s oldest conventional apartment building. According to DCmud, the 123-year-old property was purchased by Zuckerman Brothers in June 2010 for $8.5 million. [...]…

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Accenture Relocates to D.C. from Reston, Investors Snap Up D.C.-Area Properties

Accenture Relocates to D.C. from Reston, Investors Snap Up D.C.-Area Properties

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture PLC will relocate its Reston Town Center operations to a new facility located at 800 N. Glebe Road in Arlington. The lease agreement was confirmed this week [...]…

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$2.4M Renovation Planned for Meridian Hill Apartments; VCU Adds Student Housing Complex

$2.4M Renovation Planned for Meridian Hill Apartments; VCU Adds Student Housing Complex

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A 52-unit residential property located at 2359-2401 Ontario Road in the Adams-Morgan neighborhood was sold this week by Ontario Partners L.L.C. for $4.2 million. According to an official statement, the Meridian Hill apartment building was acquired [...]…

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EatWell, A-Deli Italian Expand in D.C.; New Class A Office for First Potomac

EatWell, A-Deli Italian Expand in D.C.; New Class A Office for First Potomac

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor EatWell DC–a local restaurant management company that owns The Heights, Grillfish, Logan Tavern and the Commissary–last week announced plans to open its fifth concept restaurant, to be called The Pig. According to a press release, the [...]…

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District’s Neighborhoods Evolve as Hispanics Seek Affordable Housing

District’s Neighborhoods Evolve as Hispanics Seek Affordable Housing

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor   According to Census Bureau data, Washington neighborhoods marked by a strong Hispanic presence are in for some major demographic changes, the Washington Examiner reported. In neighborhoods noted for a high cost of living, such as Mount Pleasant and [...]…

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D.C. Students Resume Classes in State-of-the-Art High School Building

D.C. Students Resume Classes in State-of-the-Art High School Building

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor A new high-tech, green high school is ready to welcome more than 800 students next week, when classes resume. H.D. Woodson Senior High School has just been inaugurated during an official ceremony held at 5500 Eads [...]…

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