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Arlington County Approves 1307 N. Rolfe St. Redevelopment

Arlington County Approves 1307 N. Rolfe St. Redevelopment

The Arlington County Board voted unanimously last week, to approve the redevelopment of 1307 N. Rolfe Street. The project calls for the construction of two new residential buildings, a new public park and a new county transitional living facility. It is using the Fort Myer North Heights area plan as…

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Transwestern to Market West End Office Building

Transwestern to Market West End Office Building

The nine-story mixed-use office building at 1250 23rd St., NW, in Washington, D.C.’s West End submarket, is looking for new owners. Transwestern has recently announced it has been retained to market the property, which is currently fully leased, to a mix of tenants with an average lease term of more…

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$36M Mixed-Use Facility to Replace Plumber’s Building in Brentwood

$36M Mixed-Use Facility to Replace Plumber’s Building in Brentwood

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and other local and municipal officials were present in Brentwood, on Wednesday, February 18, for the demolition of the Plumber’s Building. The old facility at 3807 Rhode Island Avenue will make way for a new, mixed use building, with housing, retail and…

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Construction Starts on D.C.’s $400M Museum of the Bible

Construction Starts on D.C.’s $400M Museum of the Bible

Construction of the massive Museum of the Bible, D.C.’s newest museum, started this month with the surgical demolition of a 1982 addition to the historical building at 400 Fourth St. SW. The more than $400 million project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2017.…

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Transwestern Lists Two Large Prince George’s County Apartment Communities

Transwestern Lists Two Large Prince George’s County Apartment Communities

Two large multifamily properties in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are now for sale. The Donaldson Group has hired Transwestern’s Bethesda-based Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Group to market Andrews Ridge, in Suitland, and Regency Pointe, in Forestville. The two properties offer a total of 1,091 apartment units.…

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Montgomery County’s New Public Safety Training Academy Breaks Ground

Montgomery County’s New Public Safety Training Academy Breaks Ground

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined numerous other local officials last week to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Public Safety Training Academy. The facility is part of Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park, another of Leggett’s Smart Growth Initiative projects expected to turn a former industrial area near the…

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Toll Brothers, Ares Break Ground on Upscale Student Housing Community

Toll Brothers, Ares Break Ground on Upscale Student Housing Community

Toll Brothers Campus Living, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, Inc., together with its joint venture partner, Ares Management, L.P., broke ground last week on a new, upscale student housing community in College Park. Called Terrapin Row, it will serve the students of the University of Maryland.…

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JCR Buys Southern Maryland Shopping Center for $22M

JCR Buys Southern Maryland Shopping Center for $22M

JCR Companies continues to expand its D.C.-area portfolio of retail properties. Its latest acquisition is the Manokeek Village Shopping Center in Accokeek, Prince George’s County. The company paid $22 million to buy it from Klaff Realty.…

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LCOR/CALSTRS Breaks Ground on 2,000-Apartment Complex in McLean

LCOR/CALSTRS Breaks Ground on 2,000-Apartment Complex in McLean

LCOR/CALSTRS is building more than 2,000 units in McLean. The company broke ground last week on the first phase of a seven-phase project expected to help fulfill the need for residential housing in the Tysons Corner area.…

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Marriott International to Open AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor

Marriott International to Open AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor

Marriott International, Inc.'s is getting ready to open its third AC Hotels branded property in the United States. The AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor will welcome its first guests next month. It will be the first AC Hotel in the Northeast.…

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Schupp Cos. Constructs World’s Only LEED Gold Hyatt Place

Schupp Cos. Constructs World’s Only LEED Gold Hyatt Place

Greater D.C. is getting a new hotel. The Schupp Cos. broke ground last week on a new Hyatt Place hotel. According to the developer, not only will it be the first LEED Gold hotel in the Arlington area, it will also be the only LEED Gold Hyatt Place in the…

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JBG Sells Reston International Center to American Real Estate-Square Mile JV

JBG Sells Reston International Center to American Real Estate-Square Mile JV

The 15-story office tower known as the Reston International Center is now under new ownership. American Real Estate Partners purchased the property in a joint venture with funds managed by New York-based Square Mile Capital Management LLC. The sale price was $35 million.…

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