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An Apartment Reallocation and a New Color for Sursum Corda Redevelopment
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An Apartment Reallocation and a New Color for Sursum Corda Redevelopment
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As demolition wraps up at the Sursum Corda Housing Cooperative in DC, the proposed redevelopment continues to take shape, now with a slightly...

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4.46%: Mortgage Rates Tick Up
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4.46%: Mortgage Rates Tick Up
Source Urban Turf

Long-term mortgage rates ticked up slightly this week. Freddie Mac reported 4.46 percent with an average 0.5 point as the average for a 30-year...

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Placemaking Proposed for DC’s Prather’s Alley
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Last year, DC-based architecture firm EL Studio explored what people would like to see in their alleys and the Mount Vernon Triangle (MVT)...

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Thursday’s Must Reads
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The proposal comes months after a few parcels previously planned as residential were... read » 24 percent of homes on the market in DC carried a...

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Maryland Site Offers the Opportunity to Own in Opportunity Zones
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Investment in Opportunity Zones (OZ) has been the talk of the town since the program's introduction in the recent tax reform law. However, a closer...

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A Barrel House and Liz: The 420 Residences Headed to 14th Street
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The 14th Street Corridor development scene has been a bit quieter lately, with at least two boutique developments temporarily shelved and the two...

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A New Plan for One of DC’s Most Exciting Mixed-Use Proposals
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Late last summer, we got an exciting glimpse at the plans for the next phase of Art Place Fort Totten. Now, the project looks a tad different. The...

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Are Studio Apartments in the DC Area a Pricier Option Than One Bedrooms?
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Are studio apartments actually more expensive than one-bedrooms in the DC area? A recent analysis by HotPads show that the typical studio apartment...

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Across from Walter Reed, Shepherd Park’s Final Remaining Condo
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A recent study shows that dollar stores tend to be concentrated in neighborhoods with... read » The neighborhood hardware store will return to its...

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Friday’s Must Reads
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As the shutdown hits day 28, UrbanTurf considers how the local housing market may be... read » The redevelopment and resurgence of H Street...

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A Home Staging Package That Every Home Owner Can Afford
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As the shutdown hits day 28, UrbanTurf considers how the local housing market may be... read » The slow down in home sales in the DC area doesn't...

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Thursday’s Must Reads
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A recent study shows that dollar stores tend to be concentrated in neighborhoods with... read » The neighborhood hardware store will return to its...

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The 500 Units Headed to the H Street Corridor
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Once one of the District's most construction-filled corridors, over 1,600 new residential units have delivered on the H Street Corridor in the past...

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When Rent Was $25 a Month and Georgetown Was the Affordable Place to Live in DC
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It's hard to imagine a time when expensive rents in DC came in at about $60 a month and the banks along the Potomac River in Georgetown were some...

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Which Came First, the DC Food Desert or the Dollar Store?
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Nearly a year ago, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development hosted a conversation about how to offer more fresh food...

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With Penn 11 Complete, Frager’s Hardware Reopening on the Horizon
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Update: Frager's will likely open at Penn 11 in late March. Nearly six years after a four-alarm blaze destroyed Capitol Hill institution Frager’s...

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From 16% to $16.5 Million: DC's Housing Market in 2018 By the Numbers
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As the shutdown hits day 28, UrbanTurf considers how the local housing market may be... read » The development pipeline waits for no one, so...

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AdMo Heights: 80 New Adams Morgan Apartments Live Like Luxury Condos
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As the shutdown hits day 28, UrbanTurf considers how the local housing market may be... read » The development pipeline waits for no one, so...

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Mayor Bowser Declines to Sign Short-Term Rental Bill
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Last November, the DC Council passed a bill regulating the city's short-term rental industry. However, the bill is now headed to Congress without...

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Metro to Sell Eight Surplus Properties, Including a Columbia Heights Dog Park
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While the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) waded into several endeavors to have their properties redeveloped last year, the...

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6,500 Class A Apartments Will Deliver in DC This Year While Amazon Bolsters NoVa Market
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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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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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907 Units of Mixed-Income Housing to Replace DC’s Meadow Green Courts
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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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20% of Homes Sold in DC in 2018 Were All-Cash Purchases
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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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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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Atlantic Plumbing Could Add a Private Penthouse Bar
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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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Thursday’s Must Reads
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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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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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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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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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