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Micro-Hotel Format to Make its Capital Debut in Chinatown

Micro-Hotel Format to Make its Capital Debut in Chinatown

A new type of hotel is coming to Washington, D.C. Monument Realty, Modus Hotels and Cafritz Co. have joined forces and now plan to start work on a micro-hotel in the District’s Chinatown neighborhood. The project is expected to cost $60 million.…

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A&R, City Housing Authority Break Ground On $120M Project

A&R, City Housing Authority Break Ground On $120M Project

A&R Development and the D.C. Housing Authority broke ground last week on the $120 million Capitol Gateway Marketplace. The mixed-use project will bring retail options to a place which some have until now called ”a food and retail desert.”…

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D.C. Heads EPA’s 2015 Energy Star Top Cities List

D.C. Heads EPA’s 2015 Energy Star Top Cities List

On Wednesday, March 25, the US Environmental Protection Agency released its 2015 list of top 25 US metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Washington, D.C., is number one on the list. The nation’s capital has managed to knock Los Angeles out of the top spot for the…

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George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum Now Open in Foggy Bottom

George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum Now Open in Foggy Bottom

An old Washington, D.C., museum is open to the public once more, in a new location and with a new name. The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum welcomed its first visitors last Saturday, March 21.…

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$114M Navy Federal Expansion to Bring 600 Jobs to Fairfax County

$114M Navy Federal Expansion to Bring 600 Jobs to Fairfax County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week that Navy Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in the world, with more than 5 million members, will expand its headquarters campus in Fairfax County. The expansion project will cost $114.6 million and will result in the creation of 600 new…

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USG Breaks Ground on $20M, 700-Space Garage

USG Breaks Ground on $20M, 700-Space Garage

The Universities at Shady Grove broke ground last week on the second parking garage at its Shady Grove campus. The project is expected to cost $20 million.…

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APAH Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing in Arlington

APAH Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing in Arlington

On Wednesday, March 11, the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing celebrated the groundbreaking for Arlington’s newest affordable housing community, The Springs Apartments. Housing professionals, local officials and other members of the community were present at the ceremony, held at 4300 N. Carlin Springs Road, close to The Springs site.…

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Developer Breaks Ground on 195-Room Hotel in D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront

Developer Breaks Ground on 195-Room Hotel in D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront

Developers are looking to add another hotel to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. On March 10, Bethesda-based Englewood LLC announced the start of construction for the new Homewood Suites by Hilton in the District’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. The cost of the project was not disclosed.…

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AFIAA Buys Historic Building in D.C.’s Chinatown

AFIAA Buys Historic Building in D.C.’s Chinatown

AFIAA, a Zurich-based investment foundation of 35 Swiss pension funds, has recently expanded its D.C. portfolio of commercial properties, with the acquisition of a historic building in the heart of Chinatown. The property is called Arch Square. It traded for about $104 million.…

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Friedkin Realty Buys Bowie Apartment Community for $72M

Friedkin Realty Buys Bowie Apartment Community for $72M

Investors continue to raid the Washington, D.C. area for multifamily assets. The latest buyer to make its presence known in the region is the Friedkin Realty Group. This San Francisco-based real estate company has recently paid $71.8 million to buy the Meridian at Bowie, in Prince George’s County.…

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Bechtel to Relocate Frederick Operations to Fairfax County

Bechtel to Relocate Frederick Operations to Fairfax County

Bechtel Corporation is expanding its presence in Fairfax County. The company plans to invest $10 million and relocate its Frederick, Maryland operation to Northern Virginia. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement last week, also saying that the construction giant is bringing 700 jobs with it.…

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A Homerun for JBG Companies

A Homerun for JBG Companies

The JBG Companies has become the largest landowner in the Ballpark District.…

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