Posts Tagged ‘Ellis Development Group’

Graham to Hoskins: Explain Your Unpopular 965 Florida Ave. Decision

Responding to the growing controversy surrounding the city's selection of a developer for a valuable property near the U Street corridor, Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham sent a letter this morning to Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor Hoskins requesting a more detailed explanation of the city's decision.
"I have rarely experienced in Ward [...]

A Few Answers on the D.C.-JBG Disagreements Over 965 Florida Avenue

The disagreements over the merits of the two proposals for development of a city-owned parcel at 965 Florida Ave. NW are far from resolved, but I have some more clarity on a few of the points of contention.
After the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development selected a team of MRP Realty [...]

MRP-Ellis Team Wins Right to Develop 965 Florida Avenue

The District has chosen a partnership of MRP Realty and Ellis Development Group to develop a valuable city-owned parcel at 965 Florida Ave. NW. The winning proposal features a 370,000-square-foot building with residential units atop a large ground-floor market at the site just north of the U Street corridor.
The Washington Business Journal first reported the city's decision. Ellis President [...]

And Now We Present: The Florida Avenue NW of the Future

That empty lot you see there? It might soon look like this:

Or perhaps like this:

In February, two developers submitted proposals to the city for 965 Florida Ave. NW—a vacant parcel obtained by the city in exchange for the land on Georgia Avenue that Howard University is now developing into the Howard Town Center. One came [...]