Posts Tagged ‘Federal Triangle South’

Feds Look to Trade Two Southwest Buildings for Renovation Work

The federal government is offering up two prime, if outdated, buildings in Southwest D.C. to a developer in exchange for renovation work on the General Services Administration headquarters and the St. Elizabeths campus.
The GSA issued a request for qualifications today for a developer to renovate the GSA headquarters at 1800 F St. NW in order [...]

GSA Chief: Funding Boost Won’t Reduce Urgency of Southwest Overhaul

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 [...]

In the Works: A Southwest BID

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 [...]

Livable. Walkable. Federal?

“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 Respond to Federal Triangle South RFI

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Planning Commission and the D.C. Office of Planning, is working to overhaul the area in an effort to consolidate outdated [...]

A New Federal Pentagon in Southwest?

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 [...]