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Blog 4 months ago
Metro to Sell Eight Surplus Properties, Including a Columbia Heights Dog Park
Source Urban Turf

While the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) waded into several endeavors to have their properties redeveloped last year, the...

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Blog 4 months ago
6,500 Class A Apartments Will Deliver in DC This Year While Amazon Bolsters NoVa Market
Source Urban Turf

A new report from Delta Associates on the Class A apartment market in the DC region shows that overall apartment absorption was subdued in 2018....

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Blog 4 months ago
The 4,200 Units Slated for East of South Capitol Street
Source Urban Turf

The development pipeline waits for no one, so UrbanTurf is starting early with its 2019 rundown update. To kick things off, we are taking a...

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Blog 4 months ago
907 Units of Mixed-Income Housing to Replace DC’s Meadow Green Courts
Source Urban Turf

This spring, construction is expected to begin on a 60-unit affordable senior building as part of the redevelopment of Ward 7's Meadow Green Courts...

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Blog 4 months ago
20% of Homes Sold in DC in 2018 Were All-Cash Purchases
Source Urban Turf

The percentage of cash home sales in DC in 2018 remained consistent with previous years. 8,328 homes sold in the District in 2018 — and 20 percent...

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Blog 4 months ago
With Amazon Coming, Developer Pitches 800 Units for Crystal City
Source Urban Turf

The Amazon real estate effect in Northern Virginia is being felt from home sales to new development. Nearly two years ago, the owners of Crystal...

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Blog 4 months ago
Atlantic Plumbing Could Add a Private Penthouse Bar
Source Urban Turf

The residents at Atlantic Plumbing will have a new amenity soon. Developer JBG Smith has applied for a special exception to add a rooftop bar and...

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Blog 4 months ago
Thursday’s Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

The massive Market Terminal development at Union Market is taking another leap forwar... read » A coalition of neighbors in AU Park took matters...

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Blog 4 months ago
500 Units, Office and a Park: The Newly Released Plans at Union Market
Source Urban Turf

The massive Market Terminal development at Union Market is taking another leap forward. The development team behind Market Terminal has applied for...

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Blog 4 months ago
Fox News: An Early Look at the 280-Unit Development Planned for Broadcast Company's Headquarters
Source Urban Turf

Last May, UrbanTurf reported on potential plans to redevelop the site of the WTTG Fox 5 television headquarters on Wisconsin Avenue. Now, we have a...

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Blog 5 months ago
The Most Creative Responses to PUD Appeals
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 5 months ago
The Most Peculiar Tool Used to Fight a New Development in 2018
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 5 months ago
The Best New Apartment Amenity Coming to DC: The Trail Lobby
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 5 months ago
The Most Ambitious Transportation Plan Pitched in 2018
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf usually avoids publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year, when we look back at what DC’s residential real estate scene...

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Blog 5 months ago
National Landing: Brought to You By Amazon
Source Urban Turf

On November 13, 2018, residents of Crystal City, Pentagon City, and Potomac Yard awoke to news that they had been transplanted to a new...

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Blog 5 months ago
More Office for The Yards: A Look at the Proposed Chemonics Headquarters
Source Urban Turf

Last month, Chemonics International announced its plans to become an anchor office tenant at The Yards. Now, we are getting our first look at how...

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Blog 5 months ago
So, No One is From DC, Huh?
Source Urban Turf

While DC has traditionally hosted a large share of residents who moved here from across the country, there is the mistaken impression that it is a...

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Blog 5 months ago
Georgetown University, Federal City Council Throw Their Weight Behind Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola
Source Urban Turf

Amazon's selection of Northern Virginia for its second headquarters last month renewed interest in a host of transportation and infrastructural...

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Blog 5 months ago
The 6 DC Neighborhoods Where You Paid Above Asking in 2018
Source Urban Turf

The housing market in the District has been a mixed bag this year, with slight increases in inventory being offset by generally healthy demand and...

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Blog 5 months ago
1,100 Units and Park Space: A First Look at the Sursum Corda Redevelopment
Source Urban Turf

Just weeks ago, demolition began at the Sursum Corda Housing Cooperative, a 148-townhouse lower-income community in DC. Now, UrbanTurf can provide...

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Blog 5 months ago
DCRA: New Multifamily Construction in Some DC Zones to Require BZA Approval
Source Urban Turf

As UrbanTurf reported earlier this year, the DC area is facing a housing shortage that will necessitate production of over 25,000 additional...

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Blog 5 months ago
This Week's Find: A Former Corner Store with A Pretzel Shop
Source Urban Turf

If This Week's Find resembles a corner store to you, that's because it once was. Originally constructed in 1913, this former Hill East store has...

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Blog 5 months ago
Apartments, A Central Park and Possibly José Andres: The 6 Proposals for a Central DC Parcel
Source Urban Turf

After over a decade on the District's roster of parcels ripe for development, we are finally getting a look at what could potentially be...

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Blog 5 months ago
7,000 Units and Rising: DC Development in 2018 By The Numbers
Source Urban Turf

Today, the Washington DC Economic Partnership held its annual meeting, and in conjunction with the meeting, it released its 2018 development report...

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Blog 5 months ago
736 Square Feet: DC Has Fourth Smallest Apartments in the Country
Source Urban Turf

Apartments across the country continue to shrink. A recent study from RENTCafé found a dynamic in the nationwide rental market akin to what most...

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Blog 5 months ago
Call Your Mother Bagels are Coming to Takoma
Source Urban Turf

Last year, UrbanTurf reported that the historic Takoma Theatre would house a behavioral health-focused outpost of Children's National Medical...

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Now Selling: Commercial Property Close By the Future Florida Avenue Whole Foods
Blog 5 months ago
Now Selling: Commercial Property Close By the Future Florida Avenue Whole Foods
Source Urban Turf

Today, UrbanTurf takes a look at a century-old survey of DC's habitable alleys to hig... read » The development replaces the building which...

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With Amazon, All Real Estate is Now Local in the DC Area
Blog 6 months ago
With Amazon, All Real Estate is Now Local in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

There was a time when terms like "Dupont" and "Busboys and Poets" were the buzzwords used to attract prospective renters and homebuyers to certain...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Blog 6 months ago
UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
Source Urban Turf

UrbanTurf Listings is a premium property listings service that showcases some of the most appealing for-sale homes from across the DC metropolitan...

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Ground Breaks on the 132 Apartments at Town Nightclub Site
Blog 6 months ago
Ground Breaks on the 132 Apartments at Town Nightclub Site
Source Urban Turf

Late this summer, UrbanTurf previewed the proposal to redevelop the former site of Town Danceboutique in Shaw. Now, the project is breaking ground....

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