Capitol Riverfront | Situated on the Anacostia River and 1 mile from Eastern Market, Capitol Riverfront (aka Navy Yard) has been making quite a name for itself over the past few years. As with so many urban ports that have long served as industrial and business centers, the Capitol Riverfront is in the midst of mindset-shifting revitalization. A mix of residential, commercial, dining, shopping and loads of outdoor activities is the reason why Capitol Riverfront is experiencing the largest development boom in its history. Anchored by Nationals Park, Capitol Riverfront is home to a myriad of eateries such as Cornercopia, Sweetgreen, Bluejacket Brewery, and Takorean. Yards Park is a premier waterfront destination, providing green space and water features
Foreign real estate investors are eyeing the Washington DC real estate market! In the past year, DC has risen two spots, from number six to number four among U.S. cities for foreign investment. Only New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle came in before our nation’s capital.
South Korean and Chinese institutional investors are fueling much of the interest. The top five property types investors are most interested in listed by members of the Association of Foreign Investors are industrial, multi-family, office, hotel, and retail (in order of importance).
D.C. Developments and Beyond
It’s no secret D.C. has been growing immensely over the past few years. The city as a whole has been working hard
Address: 1111 24th St NW Type: Condos No. of units: 71 Affordable Housing: N/A Type of Unit: One-, Two-, Three- bedroom Price: $1.2 M - $4.2 M Status: In Sales First Move-in: Sept. 2017 Developer: EastBanc., Inc.
Westlight Condo | West End
The Westlight Condos are located in prime real estate—centered in the West End of the city, near Georgetown, Dupont Circle and Downtown D.C.
The condos are designed by the architect Enrique Norten, with features by artist Ingo Maurer. Their signature is all over the building, from its cantilevered glass building façade to breathtaking sun-drenched views from floor to ceiling windows.
The 71 condos are part of a 10-story building that includes an expansive library and over 7,000 square feet of retail
American University Park is a very suburban neighborhood. It is named after American University, which is actually situated just south of the neighborhood. Dining and shopping options in the immediate neighborhood are scarce, but there is a Wagshal’s Market, locally owned and full of delicious food and produce. There’s also a branch of the popular Tara Thai restaurant and a CVS.
While the immediate neighborhood is more residential, AU Park is minutes from Tenleytown, which is full of fast-casual restaurants like Chick Fil A, Starbucks, José Andrés’ Beefsteak, Dunkin Donuts and more. AU Park is also conveniently located next to Friendship Heights, which also has plenty of shopping and dining options.
Address: 300 8th St NE Type: Condos No. of units: 42 Affordable Housing: N/A Type of Unit: One-, Two- bedroom Price:$500k - $1M Status: Under Construction First Move-in: Winter/Spring 2019 Developer: Community Three Development, Torti Gallas Architects
Real estate developer Community Three Development is planning on building a complex at 300 8th St. NE. The complex will include 42 condos with one and two-bedroom units. Designer Torti Gallas has been chosen to design the project, which will offer a ground-floor fenced-in courtyard at the back of the building.
The building would include lots of exposed brick with huge multi-light double hung windows. It would, of course, stay true to its historical nature, harkening back
Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave SE Type: Mixed Use: Retail and Condos No. of units: 40 Affordable Housing: Available Type of Unit: One-, Two-, Three- bedroom Price:$500k - $1M Status: Under Construction First Move-in: Early 2019 Developer: Perseus Realty
Penn Eleven is the name for the development at the former Frager’s Hardware store on Capitol Hill. The project is set to include over 40 luxury condos, ground floor retail, an underground parking lot and of course, the iconic Frager’s in its original location.
Four years ago, the Capitol Hill landmark was badly damaged in a fire, likely caused by a cigarette butt. Construction began on the development in April of 2017. Things are expected to be complete by fall 2019. The
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), Amer Hammour chairman of capital guidance company Madison Marquette and ANC D.C. Chairman Andy Litsky spoke at a celebration honoring the opening of Phase I of the Wharf neighborhood redevelopment.
The community that was at one point a military hub and later a fish market is now an ever-changing mile-long stretch along the Potomac River with restaurants and retail, residences and businesses and more.
D.C. Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner, who also spoke at the event, talked about what a milestone the day was. He himself lived in the neighborhood 20 years ago and mentioned how exciting it was that the redevelopment’s residences will contain 20 percent
The most expensive DC homes for sale in September 2017.
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16th Street Heights
The most expensive 16th Street Heights home located at 4907 14th St. NW is still on the market for $2,799,000. Check out last month’s Most Expensive Homes | August 2017 article to view it now. Below is the 2nd most expensive home in 16th Street Heights.
5937 16th St. NW in 16th St. Heights is a Colonial currently on sale for $1.2 million. This stylish home includes a beautiful open
Address: 13th & D Streets NE
Type: Condos and Townhomes
No. of units: 41 condos, 32 townhomes
Affordable Housing: N/A
Type of Unit: One-, two-, three-bedroom condominiums and three- and four-bedroom townhomes
First Move-in: 2017
Developer: Ditto Residential and Insight Property Group
Buchanan Park, a community now under development located at 13th and D Streets SE, has become a neighborhood within a neighborhood, with plenty of landscaped green space, lots of lovely outdoor gathering areas and walkways to connect the
News on restaurants, events and things to do in H Street for late summer and early fall.
H Street is overflowing with news on new entertainment, restaurants, grocery stores and more. To start, the former Kramerbooks managers are set to open a new bookstore on H Street. Solid State Books will open this fall on H Street, in the new Apollo Building development, next to the Whole Foods.
There’s also the renovation of Boundary Road, which is set to reopen as a place called “Bar Elena,” which will include classic arcade games for all you nostalgia lovers out there.
If you’re longing for the days you spent studying abroad, check out the upcoming twin eateries Spile & Spigot Tap House and above the Blue Diner. First-time restaurateurs (and father-son