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A Look Inside One of Bethesda’s Tallest Residential Buildings
Blog 16 hours ago
A Look Inside One of Bethesda’s Tallest Residential Buildings
Source Urban Turf

One of downtown Bethesda's largest developments is under construction at the future site of Bethesda's Purple Line stop at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue ...

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Shaw: History Repurposed
Blog 4 days ago
Shaw: History Repurposed
Source Urban Turf

If you were to stroll through Blagden Alley and Naylor Court a century ago, you'd find Washingtonians dropping off their horse-drawn carriages....

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43 Condos on the Waterfront: A New Look For One of Georgetown's Largest Projects
Blog 5 days ago
43 Condos on the Waterfront: A New Look For One of Georgetown's Largest Projects
Source Urban Turf

The largest residential development planned in Georgetown has a more refined look. Today, the Old Georgetown Board (OGB) is reviewing the newest...

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DC for Reasonable Development Appeals McMillan Demolition Permits
Blog 6 days ago
DC for Reasonable Development Appeals McMillan Demolition Permits
Source Urban Turf

Another appeal has been filed against the planned development at the McMillan Sand Filtration site. Chris Otten, acting as representative of DC for...

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The Over 4,500 Units on the Boards for NoMa and Eckington (and the Thousands up in the Air)
Blog 1 week ago
The Over 4,500 Units on the Boards for NoMa and Eckington (and the Thousands up in the Air)
Source Urban Turf

While several residential and mixed-use projects have delivered in DC's NoMa neighborhood since our last rundown, another handful are starting to...

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The Latest Novel Residential Amenity in DC: Professional Plant Arrangements
Blog 1 week ago
The Latest Novel Residential Amenity in DC: Professional Plant Arrangements
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf has come across a wide array of interesting residential amenities in the DC region over the years, from recording studios and stadium...

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DC Attorney General Settles City Apartel Suit
Blog 1 week ago
DC Attorney General Settles City Apartel Suit
Source Urban Turf

In 2017, Ginosi USA Corporation became one of the more recognizable names when it came to the practice of subletting short-term rentals out of DC...

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The Return of Concessions and an Abundance of Options: DC Shows Glints of Being Buyer-Friendly
Blog 1 week ago
The Return of Concessions and an Abundance of Options: DC Shows Glints of Being Buyer-Friendly
Source Urban Turf

While the housing market in DC proper continues to see home prices set records, signs are emerging that seem to point to a market tipping in favor...

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30-Unit Residential Project Proposed for Takoma Historic District
Blog 1 week ago
30-Unit Residential Project Proposed for Takoma Historic District
Source Urban Turf

The residential pipeline is growing in the Takoma Park Historic District - on Vine Street, in particular. Montage Development Group and Rosewood...

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FRA a Bummer for Union Station’s Burnham Place
Blog 1 week ago
FRA a Bummer for Union Station’s Burnham Place
Source Urban Turf

Over the past eight years, UrbanTurf has been following the proposed Burnham Place development, which would deliver more than three million square...

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26 Units and Retail Proposed Near Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park
Blog 1 week ago
26 Units and Retail Proposed Near Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park
Source Urban Turf

More development is in the works for Cleveland Park's main strip. Velocity Property Management has filed an application for Historic Preservation...

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Timber! Two-Story Wood Addition Proposed For Office Building North of Nats Park
Blog 2 weeks ago
Timber! Two-Story Wood Addition Proposed For Office Building North of Nats Park
Source Urban Turf

A new design concept is being proposed for an office building one block north of Nats Park. Columbia Property Trust has filed plans with DC to...

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DC Zoning Commission Approves Short-Term Rental Definition on Emergency Basis
Blog 2 weeks ago
DC Zoning Commission Approves Short-Term Rental Definition on Emergency Basis
Source Urban Turf

On Thursday evening, the Zoning Commission spent all of seven minutes to unanimously approve the Office of Planning (OP)'s recommendation to codify...

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28 Units and Office Space: A Mixed-Use Redevelopment Proposed for Georgetown's Main Drag
Blog 2 weeks ago
28 Units and Office Space: A Mixed-Use Redevelopment Proposed for Georgetown's Main Drag
Source Urban Turf

More residential development is being proposed for Georgetown's main drag. The Old Georgetown Board (OGB) is reviewing an application to renovate...

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Shaw’s Newest Luxury Condominium Opens Its Doors
Blog 2 weeks ago
Shaw’s Newest Luxury Condominium Opens Its Doors
Source Urban Turf

Tonight, Shaw's newest luxury condominium, Perla, celebrates its Grand Opening with an elegant rooftop party and tours of two new model homes. Here...

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What $7,200 Rents: 1,800 Square Feet and a View of the 2020 World Series
Blog 2 weeks ago
What $7,200 Rents: 1,800 Square Feet and a View of the 2020 World Series
Source Urban Turf

Several buildings on the boards in the vicinity of Nationals Park will offer views into the stadium from different common spaces. Now, on the day...

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From 460 to 500 Units: One of NoMa's Biggest Planned Developments Aims to Get Bigger
Blog 2 weeks ago
From 460 to 500 Units: One of NoMa's Biggest Planned Developments Aims to Get Bigger
Source Urban Turf

One of the largest developments on tap for NoMa may get a little denser. Earlier this month, the development team for Storey Park applied to the...

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Arlington County Approves 306-Unit Verizon Redevelopment
Blog 3 weeks ago
Arlington County Approves 306-Unit Verizon Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

A Crystal City site just got the green light for redevelopment. On Saturday, the Arlington County Board unanimously approved a plan to develop a 19...

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DC Hearing on Short-Term Rentals Raises More Questions
Blog 3 weeks ago
DC Hearing on Short-Term Rentals Raises More Questions
Source Urban Turf

What's Hot: | What Will the Phasing Out of Yahoo Groups Mean For DC Listservs? What's Hot: | What Will the Phasing Out of Yahoo Groups Mean For DC...

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The DC Region’s Tallest Building Gets a Key Approval
Blog 3 weeks ago
The DC Region’s Tallest Building Gets a Key Approval
Source Urban Turf

The tallest building on the boards for the DC area received a key approval yesterday. The Fairfax Board of Supervisors unanimously approved The...

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NIMBYs, TODs and 100-Year Floods: Land Use Amendments Reflect DC's Changing Development Priorities
Blog 3 weeks ago
NIMBYs, TODs and 100-Year Floods: Land Use Amendments Reflect DC's Changing Development Priorities
Source Urban Turf

Yesterday, the mayor's office and the Office of Planning (OP) released a draft amending the Comprehensive Plan, a document meant to steer how and...

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NoMa’s 99-Unit Tribeca Condos Break Ground
Blog 3 weeks ago
NoMa’s 99-Unit Tribeca Condos Break Ground
Source Urban Turf

A little more than a year after UrbanTurf broke news of a by-right condominium development planned on the cusp of NoMa, the Tribeca is moving...

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36,000 Homes By 2025: OP and Mayor Release Housing Production Goals by Planning Area
Blog 4 weeks ago
36,000 Homes By 2025: OP and Mayor Release Housing Production Goals by Planning Area
Source Urban Turf

Earlier this year, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a commitment to create 36,000 new housing units in DC by 2025, including 12,000 affordable units,...

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After Two-Night Hearing, Superfresh PUD Decision Still a Waiting Game
Blog 1 month ago
After Two-Night Hearing, Superfresh PUD Decision Still a Waiting Game
Source Urban Turf

Four years after the community first saw a redevelopment proposal for the former Superfresh grocery site in Spring Valley, a vote on whether to...

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Mortgage Rates Drop Below 3.6 Percent
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage Rates Drop Below 3.6 Percent
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates dropped below 3.6 percent this week. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 3.57 percent with an average 0.5 point as the...

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The 5 DC Buildings With Playoff Views
Blog 1 month ago
The 5 DC Buildings With Playoff Views
Source Urban Turf

There was a little bit of magic for DC's baseball team in Los Angeles last night and now, for the first time, the Washington Nationals are heading...

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481-Unit Buzzard Point Redevelopment May Enlist WhyHotel
Blog 1 month ago
481-Unit Buzzard Point Redevelopment May Enlist WhyHotel
Source Urban Turf

A lot of progress has been made on the conversion of the Buzzard Point Coast Guard headquarters into a mixed-use residential project, with 130...

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DC Council Unanimously Approves Updates to Comprehensive Plan
Blog 1 month ago
DC Council Unanimously Approves Updates to Comprehensive Plan
Source Urban Turf

This afternoon, the DC Council unanimously passed a final draft of the "Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2019." The Comp Plan is a document...

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180-Room Hotel With Two Brands Proposed Near Ballston Quarter in Arlington
Blog 1 month ago
180-Room Hotel With Two Brands Proposed Near Ballston Quarter in Arlington
Source Urban Turf

The development planned in Arlington continues at a rampant pace. UrbanTurf has learned of a proposal to construct a ten-story, 180-room hotel at...

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First-Timer Primer: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Blog 1 month ago
First-Timer Primer: What is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Source Urban Turf

This article is being re-published with updated links. It was originally published in April 2013. The preferred mortgage product among most home...

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