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DC Zoning Commission Approves Short-Term Rental Definition on Emergency Basis
Blog 3 months 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 3 months 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 months 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
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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
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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 3 months 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
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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 3 months 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
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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
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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
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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 3 months 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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Coffeehouse? Art Gallery? What the Future Could Hold For a Walter Reed Firehouse
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Coffeehouse? Art Gallery? What the Future Could Hold For a Walter Reed Firehouse
Source Urban Turf

While construction continues on the redevelopment of the 66-acre Walter Reed campus, the development team is looking to activate one of the site's...

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Over 2,150 Units Across Three Sites: JBG SMITH's New Plans in Arlington
Blog 3 months ago
Over 2,150 Units Across Three Sites: JBG SMITH's New Plans in Arlington
Source Urban Turf

Earlier this week, JBG SMITH announced plans for additional office and residential developments in Arlington. Here's what they have planned: All...

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Plans Filed For 717-Unit Redevelopment of Park Shirlington
Blog 3 months ago
Plans Filed For 717-Unit Redevelopment of Park Shirlington
Source Urban Turf

Big plans are in the works to redevelop Arlington's Park Shirlington complex into an affordable and mixed-income residential project. Standard...

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From the Starburst Intersection to the Anacostia River, the East of H Street Rundown
Blog 3 months ago
From the Starburst Intersection to the Anacostia River, the East of H Street Rundown
Source Urban Turf

Just as development has slowed (somewhat) along the H Street corridor, things are also moving slowly just east of the Starburst intersection, where...

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JBG SMITH Files Plans for 2.6 Million Square Feet of New Development in Arlington
Blog 3 months ago
JBG SMITH Files Plans for 2.6 Million Square Feet of New Development in Arlington
Source Urban Turf

JBG SMITH is keeping its foot on the gas when it comes to development surrounding the Amazon campus in "National Landing". The developer has...

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The Waiting Game For DC’s Short-Term Rental Regulations
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The Waiting Game For DC’s Short-Term Rental Regulations
Source Urban Turf

Today, the short-term rental regulatory bill passed in DC last fall was expected to be implemented. But with a key decision still up in the air,...

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ANC Votes to Support Superfresh Redevelopment -- With Conditions
Blog 4 months ago
ANC Votes to Support Superfresh Redevelopment -- With Conditions
Source Urban Turf

This spring, the team behind the redevelopment of the former Superfresh grocery site in Spring Valley opted to file for a planned unit development...

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North Capitol Street Market Razed, Making Way for Hotel/Residential Development
Blog 4 months ago
North Capitol Street Market Razed, Making Way for Hotel/Residential Development
Source Urban Turf

A year ago, UrbanTurf reported on a preliminary concept to replace a North Capitol Street market with a hotel/residential development. Now, the...

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New Balconies, More Bike Parking and a Playground: The Changes at Sursum Corda
Blog 4 months ago
New Balconies, More Bike Parking and a Playground: The Changes at Sursum Corda
Source Urban Turf

The development team reimagining the 6.7 acre former site of the Sursum Corda Cooperative is offering a slightly different look and a different...

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A Few Changes For Union Market’s Sister Building
Blog 4 months ago
A Few Changes For Union Market’s Sister Building
Source Urban Turf

At the end of July, the Zoning Commission set down the new application for a mixed-use sister building to the Union Market building for a public...

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Just a Handful of Apartments Remain at Georgetown’s Most Stylish New Community
Blog 4 months ago
Just a Handful of Apartments Remain at Georgetown’s Most Stylish New Community
Source Urban Turf

Highbridge Apartments, one of DC's most well-appointed apartment properties, is now 90 percent leased with just a handful of one- and two-bedroom...

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Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Front and Center at This Reston Development
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Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Front and Center at This Reston Development
Source Urban Turf

Self-driving vehicles will play a role in a massive new development on the boards for Northern Virginia. Brookfield Properties has announced that...

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