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Couple More Details on New Mt. Vernon Square Project

An initial report that Equity Residential planned condos for the not-long-for-this-world Gold Leaf Studios and BicycleSPACE space were condos has been disproven; Equity is an apartment developer, and according to head of investor relations Marty McKenna, will be building 162 new rentals at the cost of about $57 million. Given that the current tenants have been told to vacate by January 31 of next year, construction will likely start soon after.


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    This, I suppose, is on top of the hotel development going in to the west and north and the office development to the northeast. It'll be weird having these gleaming new buildings next to a strip club and abandoned building shells, but it's still better than parking lots.

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