Posts Tagged ‘costco’

Box Boom

Vince Gray beamed as he strode down the aisle, trailed by a cluster of aides and constituents hoping for a photo with the mayor, clutching a fork in one hand and a plate of appetizers in the other. “Imagine how many jobs this will create!” he said.
The scene last Wednesday was a preview reception at [...]

Costco Opens. What Comes Next?

Washington, D.C., welcome to the era of warehouse retail.
The city's first Costco opened this morning in Fort Lincoln, near the intersection of New York and South Dakota avenues NE. Last night, Mayor Vince Gray, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, and other notables wandered the aisles in a state of giddy excitement at the store's preview [...]

Wal-Mart Contemplates Locating Right Next to New Costco

Jonathan O'Connell reports this morning that Wal-Mart is in negotiations with brothers Andrew, Gerald, and David Schaeffer to set up shop on their parcel of land bounded by New York Avenue, Bladensburg Road, and Montana NE. Sounds like a reasonable alternative for a space that, until mid-May, developer Jim Abdo had envisioned as the [...]