It is easy to forget that the District of Columbia has a waterfront--except for those that truly enjoy it. Of course, when we hear ‘waterfront living,’ many of us would jump to waves crashing onto sandy coastlines, but the Potomac and Anacostia are no mere creeks propelling old mills. They are mighty rivers, named by the indigenous peoples who once called the area home, into which city-dwellers may escape the urban hustle by means of a single glance. Now imagine for a moment that you started every day with such a glance--from your riverside balcony, with your hot beverage of choice in hand. Sounds pretty fantastic, doesn’t it?
As anyone who has ever thought about real estate would imagine, property on DC’s waterfront comes at a
Dupont Circle is an iconic and well-beloved neighborhood in Northwest Washington DC. With such popularity and so many people and businesses wanting to maintain a claim to their part of Dupont Circle, it is quite rare to find new condominiums cropping up there. J Street Companies, however, has managed to begin such an undertaking and it is called The Pacifica. The developer acquired what was 2122 - 2128 N Street NW in 2017 and construction is expected to be completed later this year.
The brand new Pacifica condominium will catch the eye because of its ultra-classy design, but this same aesthetic will allow the building to blend seamlessly into the historic landscape of Dupont Circle. The Pacifica, opposite a collection of unique
Elysium Logan is an awe-striking luxury condominium ideally situated in DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood. This eight-story building houses 32 diverse and gorgeously appointed dwellings. Among them are generously sized one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Penthouse units also include a balcony and a substantial den as well as 2 bathrooms and 1 to 2 half-baths.
If you’ve been around DC a while you’ll know this, but if you’re on your way in, you’ll soon find out: Logan Circle is a stellar place to be. Not only does it maintain a knockout combination of dining, shopping and nightlife, and peaceful residential streets, but it also enjoys being wedged between Dupont Circle and two of the District’s most vibrant neighborhoods: U Street
As Capitol Riverfront (aka Navy Yard) has been sprucing itself up and turning heads for several years now, the timing couldn’t be better for the delivery of the gorgeous luxury condominium called Avidian. Conceived for people who want to live life avidly, this 171-unit building is sought after, not only for its myriad amenities but its stellar location. Located at 1210 Van Street SE, Avidian is perfectly situated within easy walking distance of Yards Park, a plethora of retail and dining options along M Street SW, Nationals Ballpark and Half Street Fairgrounds, and The Wharf: DC’s biggest and most promising mixed-use development in recent memory.
Construction began in June of 2017. Completion is expected a little later
Trinidad | Populated by long-time residents, college students, and young families and couples, Trinidad has been on the rise these past several years. Much of this surge is thanks to the renaissance of the H Street Corridor (aka Atlas District). Though the small neighborhood of Trinidad is almost totally residential, a short leisurely walk will get residents to heaps of great spots including the many offerings of H Street and NoMa, as well as the magnetic Union Market. In addition to Trinidad’s two recreation centers, residents looking to get away from commerce and the other trappings of city life benefit from being flanked to the east by the National Arboretum. Though brick rowhomes are the dominant architecture of Trinidad, the somewhat sudden spike
The Perla is a one of the newest mixed-use buildings planned for the Shaw neighborhood located at 810 O St NW. Previously the site of a prominent church, the cathedral was eventually torn down after approval from the Historic Preservation Review Board. Sales for the Perla are expected to start in early 2019 with construction completion in late 2019.
The nine-story building will hold 66 condos, underground parking, and thousands of square feet for retail space located at the ground level. Located at the corner of 9th and O Streets NW, residents are blocks away from shops, restaurants, Blagden Alley, parks and much more - earning the location a walk score of 97.
Perla Floor Plans
The Perla offers buyers 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom layouts, with or
Robinson Landing is one of the newest additions to the historic city of Old Town Alexandria. Compromised of 70 luxurious condos and 26 modern townhomes all steps from the Potomac riverfront. Robinson Landing is now in pre-construction sales.
Robinson Landing Amenities
Robinson Landing offers its residences an extensive list of amenities which includes 24-hour onsite staff, concierge services, state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga studio, bicycle shop, pet grooming spa, private parking garage, and resident’s lounge.
Robinson Landing Condominiums
The Robinson Landing Condominiums offers 1-bedroom, 2-bedrooms, and 3-bedrooms, with or without a den starting in the high $1.2M. You can expect floor-to-ceiling windows offering expansive views of
Protecting your home from the winter months is vital. A winter storm or other severe weather conditions can cause real damage to your property. That's why it's very important to prepare your home for the next 4-5 months of snow, ice, and freezing temperatures.
Disconnect and drain all outside hoses, if possible, shut off outside water valves, to prevent hoses from breaking or even worse a busted spigot.
Remove dead or damaged tree branches that would get weighed down with ice or snow and fall on your house - or your neighbor’s.
During cold spells, keep cabinet doors open to allow warm air to circulate around pipes, specifically those in the kitchen and bathrooms.
Double check downspouts and gutters for leaf build up
The big news for Arlington, VA is that the e-commerce colossus, Amazon, has chosen this Washington DC suburb to host its east coast headquarters. More accurately, the enormous project known as Amazon HQ2 has been divided into two parts--one to be run out of Arlington, VA and the other to be run out of the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, NY. Officially, the Northern Virginia HQ2 will be part of what has now been branded National Landing: a sort of Franken-hood comprised of Crystal City as well as parts of Pentagon City and Alexandria’s Potomac Yard.
Not only is Arlington County prime for Amazon, boasting--perhaps for the first time ever--a 20% vacancy rate with regard to commercial real estate. JBG
One would think that a home in Georgetown would pretty much sell itself. False. However, the amount of work you put into selling your Georgetown home will pay serious dividends. When deciding how best to concentrate your efforts, there are a few very important things to remember:
Buyers who know they’ll be spending a lot of money will be extremely judicious and want to make sure they’re getting the best combination of property and location that they can for the price.
There are a lot of houses and condos to choose from. Tons.
What To Do About It
Before you even think about how best to market your house, start looking for a realtor. It’s completely worth the cost and should save you a ton of effort and headache. When
Compass is a licensed real estate brokerage that abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. All measurements and square footages are approximate. This is not intended to solicit property already listed. Compass is licensed as Compass Real Estate in DC and as Compass in Virginia and Maryland. 1313 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 202.386.6330