Posts Tagged ‘JBG’

Fancy Development Comes With Ridiculous Press Release

This is like a big, bourgeoisie joke: Lydia DePillis forwards me a press release about a new luxury development coming to the "trophy" location* at 14th and U streets NW from JBG and Georgetown Strategic Capital. It's called "Louis" and it'll be breaking ground soon with "delivery" expected in late 2013.
It's named after Louis XIV, [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: In Transit Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Parking Fairies: From the Bloomingdale blog comes an announcement by a local resident who has convened a "parking focus group" because, "...CM Thomas and Dr. Johnson expressed that they wanted to empower members of the community to take charge [...]

City Sues Developer Over Hotel Holdup

LL bets that Ben Jacobs, the principal owner and chief executive of developer JBG, fancies himself a guy who can play hardball. After all, in order to settle a business dispute with Marriott Corp., he filed a lawsuit against the city that's held up the long-awaited convention-center hotel project. That's hardball.
Well, Ben, meet Peter Nickles. [...]

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