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
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
800 4th St. SW #S-815 is a beautiful studio condo with an open floor plan and nine-foot ceilings. It is on the top floor of Potomac Place Tower with a sliding glass door balcony and a great view of U.S. Capitol building and Nationals Park. This unit has a recently remodeled kitchen and bathroom, plus new hardwood floors and an AC unit. It comes with extra storage space in the building, as well as a pool, fitness center, and 24-hour concierge. 800 4th St. SW is in the heart of the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood and is one block from the Waterfront Metro, close to the Wharf development, and soon-to-be-built soccer stadium. You can walk to Safeway, CVS, Starbucks, Nationals Park, the Capitol, and much more soon! 800 4th St. SW #S-815 is listed at
Take a walk down the U Street Corridor or 7th Street and you’ll be treated to a banquet of cuisines, bars, vintage and furniture stores, and every kind of retail therapy you could possibly ever hope to find. A favorite place to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Shaw, the birthplace of Duke Ellington, is well-located and linked with Metro stops and buses. However, if you hang around the area, you’ll be mostly fine just getting around by foot.
Let me guess, you’re looking for that next ‘up-and-coming’ neighborhood? An area that’s still affordable to buy, yet looks to thrive over the next few years adding value and sales appeal to the property? If so, welcome to Ivy City.
This once gritty neighborhood is quickly transforming into
We’ve been watching The Wharf project here at Capital Park Realty for some time now. Check out this blog, and this one, from back when the project first broke ground more than two years ago. The $2 billion, 27-acre construction project down on the Southwest Waterfront currently looks like a big hole in the ground along the Washington Channel, but Phase I is still on pace to be completed in the fall of 2017. If you head down there, you will see more than a dozen cranes at work in the area. The first residential building, which is technically not part of The Wharf but located at the south end of it, is 525 Water, which is scheduled to open in 2016. VIO will be the first official Wharf residential building and will open in 2017. There seem to be updates…
VIO will be the second residential building to be completed along the Southwest Waterfront and the first one that is actually a part of the construction project “The Wharf.” It is set to open in the fall of 2017 and development is already underway. VIO means “I Journey” in Latin, and developers PN Hoffman, Handel Architects, and WG Architects plan to use that phrase in making you feel like you are living in a resort-like destination. The building will consist of 112 units over 12 floors. There will be a saltwater infinity pool on the roof with great views of the Washington Channel, Potomac River, and downtown DC. Most units will come with a garaged parking space and balconies with views of the waterfront. Select condominiums will also have private
525 Water Street SW will be one of the first new residential buildings to open along the Southwest Waterfront, next to the massive project known as “The Wharf.” Developed by PN Hoffman, it will feature 108 condominiums on four floors ranging from studios to 3-bedroom units with various floor plans. Prices will start around $400k for the studios and go up to $1 million for the largest condos. The street level will be retail and a courtyard in the center of the building will be an integral part of the complex. There will also be a 3.5 acre park next to 525 Water along the Washington Channel. 525 Water is scheduled to open in the summer of 2016 and is opening its sales office for pre-sales tomorrow, Saturday September 19th. You must be present that day to…
Spring in the Nation’s Capital brings two certainties: cherry blossoms and more listings showing up on the real estate market. It has been quite the seller’s market over the winter, with a high demand and low supply of properties in the DC area. The sales price to original asking price is close to 100% right now. While we don’t foresee it turning into a buyer’s market anytime soon, there will be more listings coming available throughout the spring and summer.
Most well priced listings are seeing multiple offers. More often than not, the winning offer is above the seller’s asking price with very few, if any, contingencies. It’s commonplace in DC for purchasers to accept the property “as-is,” and many buyers are choosing to waive any financing,
With baseball season in full swing, house and apartment hunters may find that apartments near the Nationals Stadium can offer an exciting living location, although the area’s retail, restaurant and nightlife sectors are still blossoming.
Camden South Capitol is among the more newer housing options, offering a slate of amenities and brand new living quarters. And Camden South Capitol apartment rates are a bit more affordable than in other parts of the District, like U Street and Adams Morgan, because this area hasn’t hit the “hip to live here” stride yet. Still, the Southwest waterfront community has much to boast about now and will likely be a burgeoning place in the near future.
Camden South Capitol, at 1345 S. Capitol Street near the Navy Yard Metro
The Wharf condos in southwest Washington D.C. at the waterfront are aiming to be one of the city’s more environmentally friendly developments. The Wharf condos, at 690 Water Street, SW, are part of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront’s overall mixed-use development, a massive revitalization effort of 3.2 million square feet now in the works.
The Wharf condos will number about 225, with about 650 apartments a 280-room hotel, 140,000 square feet of retail space and 220,000 square feet of office space. There will be about 135,000 square feet of cultural space and about 1,325 underground parking spaces, according to D.C. Urban Turf. About 60% of the land near Wharf condos is planned to be open space, with a three-acre waterfront park and with 9th Street extending
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