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Downtown D.C. Housing Market Continues Strong Performance in May

Downtown D.C. Housing Market Continues Strong Performance in May

Downtown Washington, D.C. is one of the ”brightest spots in the country for home sales and appreciation rates.” This is how Donna Evers, president and broker of Evers & Co. Real Estate describes the region. Her company is the largest independent, woman-owned real estate firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan…

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ASLA’s Chinatown Green Streets Demonstration Project to Help D.C. Become Nation’s Greenest City

ASLA’s Chinatown Green Streets Demonstration Project to Help D.C. Become Nation’s Greenest City

The American Society of Landscape Architects is greening the District’s streets. Well, not all of them, just the ones surrounding its headquarters, in Chinatown. ASLA is working on the Chinatown Green Streets Demonstration Project, a project meant to help the District become one of the greenest cities on the planet.…

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Regency Centers Plans Kings Park Shopping Center Expansion

Regency Centers Plans Kings Park Shopping Center Expansion

The Washington, D.C., retail sector is enjoying a good 2014. The steady job creation and strengthening sales activity have encouraged local retailers to expand. And Regency Centers, a national owner and developer of grocery-anchored shopping centers, is doing just that. The company announced on Monday, June 16, one of…

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Akridge, Long Wharf Real Estate Partners Buy Alexandria Office Building

Akridge, Long Wharf Real Estate Partners Buy Alexandria Office Building

Akridge announced on Monday, June 16, that it has partnered with Long Wharf Real Estate Partners to reacquire the four-story office building at 2800 Eisenhower Avenue, in Alexandria’s Carlyle/Eisenhower Submarket. The price of the transaction was not disclosed.…

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TIAA-CREF Buys The Louis at 14th/U

TIAA-CREF Buys The Louis at 14th/U

Last summer, the Chevy Chase-based JBG Companies hired ARA Mid-Atlantic to find buyers for the Louis at 14th/U, a residential and retail development located in the heart of the U Street Corridor - Logan Circle neighborhood. Now, the property has a new owner. TIAA-CREF purchased the Northwest Washington, D.C., property…

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7550 Wisconsin Ave. Gets Six New Tenants

7550 Wisconsin Ave. Gets Six New Tenants

Akridge and Rockwood Capital, LLC have announced this week the signing of six new tenants at their jointly owned property, 7550 Wisconsin Avenue, in Bethesda, Md. The building is now 65% occupied.…

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WC Smith Starts Construction on 800 New Jersey Ave.

WC Smith Starts Construction on 800 New Jersey Ave.

WC Smith announced on Monday, June 9, the start of construction on a new residential building. 800 New Jersey Avenue SE is the second of three high-quality residential buildings WC Smith is construction on a three and a half acre site at New Jersey Avenue, H Street and Second Street…

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Hines, Qatari Diar to Build 370-Room Conrad Hotel

Hines, Qatari Diar to Build 370-Room Conrad Hotel

Starting 2018, Washington, D.C., will be the home of a new luxury hotel. The developers of CityCenterDC, Hines, a privately owned real estate firm, and Qatari Diar, the real estate development entity of the Qatar Investment Authority, have recently reached an agreement with D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray to design…

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LaSalle to Sell Hilton Alexandria Old Town This Month for $93M

LaSalle to Sell Hilton Alexandria Old Town This Month for $93M

LaSalle Hotel Properties is selling one of its 46 hotels. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town will soon have a new owner. Its sale price is approximately $93 million.…

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Bozzuto Homes to Build New Condos Near U Street Corridor

Bozzuto Homes to Build New Condos Near U Street Corridor

Bozzuto Homes, a division of The Bozzuto Group, is getting ready to start work on its second Washington, D.C. condo development in 2014. Earlier this year, the company broke ground on 460 New York Avenue, a 63-residence high-rise condominium community in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. This summer, it will…

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D.C.’s First Cambria Hotels & Suites Opens in Historic Shaw Neighborhood

D.C.’s First Cambria Hotels & Suites Opens in Historic Shaw Neighborhood

Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Concord Hospitality announced last week the opening of the Cambria Hotel & Suites Washington, D.C. Convention Center in the District’s historic Shaw neighborhood. It is the first Cambria Hotels & Suites property to open in the city.…

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Goldstar Group Buys Luxury Extended-Stay Apartments in Arlington, Plans Conversion into Condos

Goldstar Group Buys Luxury Extended-Stay Apartments in Arlington, Plans Conversion into Condos

The Goldstar Group, a privately held firm based in Bethesda, is now the new owner of the luxury apartment complex at 3409 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington. The property was purchased from a joint venture between Hunt Properties, a privately held real estate development, investment and management firm, and Korman Communities,…

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