In last week's column, I highlighted how belt-tightening in the federal government presented a golden opportunity to the District. With the feds' landlord, the General Services Administration, getting part of the rent it collects diverted to other federal programs, GSA needs to cut costs, and it plans to do so in part by consolidating its [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Federal Triangle South’
The area just south of the National Mall, a concrete-heavy federal enclave with little in the way of retail or housing, could become a lot livelier thanks to the plan to transform Federal Triangle South into a pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use area and the broader Southwest Ecodistrict framework. Now, it looks like it might get the services [...]
“How many of you go to L’Enfant Plaza to dine or for entertainment?” the General Services Administration’s Genevieve Hanson asked a crowd of about 50 developers and interested members of the public last week. Two hands went up.
Hanson rephrased her question: How many of the audience members considered the area just south of the National [...]
Ten developers have responded to a recent request for information on the redevelopment of a federal enclave south of the National Mall, according to a General Services Administration spokesman.
GSA, in collaboration with the National Capital Planning Commission and the D.C. Office of Planning, is working to overhaul the area in an effort to consolidate outdated [...]
The Southwest quadrant has some problems. We all know it. Today, the General Services Administration took a step toward fixing it.
Granted, it's a small step: an announcement of the GSA's "intent to issue a Request for Information (RFI) for interested parties to address the long term needs of multiple GSA Federal Customers located [...]