D.C. picks Neighborhood Development to build mixed-use at St. Eliza...

Some new residential development will soon be on the way for the St. Elizabeths East campus, this time courtesy of a team led by Neighborhood Development Co. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development awarded the latest project on the 160-acre Southeast campus Friday, outlining plans for a...

The 25 hottest neighborhoods for home sales in Greater Washington

We crunched the numbers on 2,644 advertised subdivisions in Greater Washington and ranked them by the increase in median sales price so far this year compared to last year, the decrease in the number of days these houses sat on the market before being sold, and the increase in price per square foot. Marshall Heights...

D.C.-area investors snap up portfolio of 200-plus Baltimore houses,...

A portfolio of more than 250 single- family houses, rowhomes and apartment units spread across nearly 20 Baltimore neighborhoods were sold to Washington, D.C.-area investors. Riparian Capital Partners of Chevy Chase acquired the 272-property portfolio for $22.3 million on Wednesday. It was the group’s first move toward ownership of rental properties in the local market,...

How big is Amazon’s D.C.-area footprint? We set out to map it.

Even outside of Amazon.com Inc.’s HQ2 development, the company’s presence in Greater Washington is quite sprawling. By the end of the year, the second headquarters is expected to have almost 1,600 employees, but Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) already has more than 10,000 employees in the region. Roughly 2,500 of those are corporate employees in D.C. and...

Coronavirus hasn’t slowed D.C.-area development. Here’s...

Greater Washington’s development pipeline was jam packed full of big, expensive projects before anyone had ever heard of the coronavirus. But would that enthusiasm endure through a nationwide economic slowdown? Over the last six months or so, the answer to that question has proven to be a tentative “yes.” The pandemic has undoubtedly slowed the...

JBG Smith looks to upgrade a Crystal City park with new retail and ...

JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) is pitching a major makeover for a small park at the heart of its Crystal City holdings, envisioning some new retail and even a bar atop a water feature. The developer filed plans with Arlington County earlier this month requesting an additional 6,100 square feet of density for the 1.6-acre...

Major mixed-use development eyed for site across from Landmark Mall

Hekemian & Co. is in the earliest stages of plotting the mixed-use redevelopment of a large parcel directly across Duke Street from Alexandria’s Landmark Mall, which it quietly acquired earlier this year. The 8.2-acre site currently includes a Big Lots store, formerly a Best Buy, as well as the Alley Cat restaurant, Dunya Banquet Hall...

Game Changer Award: Virginia Tech at Potomac Yard

Virginia Tech’s planned $1 billion computer science-focused Alexandria campus and Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters in Arlington are inexorably tied. When determining where to locate HQ2, Amazon landed on Northern Virginia in 2018 partly because of the state’s promise to fuel higher education and build its tech talent pipeline. Virginia Tech secured the initial funds for...

Northern Virginia’s ‘next great place’? Fairfax l...

Picture this: Someday, you could wake up in your new apartment at Fair Oaks Mall, take a stroll over Interstate 66 and through Fairfax Corner and meet a friend living next to the Fairfax County Government Center. Later, the two of you could hop on the Metro for a ride into D.C. That might all...

Another massive project is going up near Reston’s Metro stati...

Construction is beginning on a massive redevelopment project just across from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station, as EYA advances one piece of a mixed-use makeover of an aging office park. The Bethesda developer just broke ground on 115 townhomes anchoring one section of the project, dubbed the “Reston Midline,” which  will include close to 1.8...