Posts Tagged ‘citycenterdc’

The Scoop on Dirt: What it Is and Where it Goes

There is an impressive amount of digging going on in Washington these days: There are towering cranes and gaping holes in the ground everywhere you look, especially along 14th Street NW and in NoMa, not to mention CityCenterDC, the Marriott Marquis hotel across the street, and St. Elizabeths in Ward 8. Where does it all [...]

The Prophet Motive

In early April, the city’s development mucketymucks gathered at 10th and H streets NW to celebrate the official start of something that was nearly two decades in the making: Construction on CityCenterDC, a massive residential and retail project on the site of the old convention center. It was one of the first truly hot spring [...]

Qatari Investors: Huge Downtown Development Project Must Conform to Shariah

The New York Times' profile of the CityCenterDC project has mostly nothing new in it if you've been following the huge downtown project at all. But it does include this fascinating nugget about the requirements of its Qatari investors:
Even before the Qatari investors became involved, Hines and Archstone determined that leasing to banks would [...]

CityCenterDC Insists it’s Still on Track for Spring Groundbreaking

As downtown projects get moving left and right, the massive office-retail-residential complex planned for the old convention center site bounded by 9th Street, 11th Street, H Street and New York Avenue is the biggest thing still hanging out there. It was dealt a blow earlier this summer, when mega-law firm Skadden Arps Meagher and Flom [...]