Posts Tagged ‘fort lincoln’

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 [...]

Fort Lincoln Fills a Big Retail Spot

Back in October, the Shops at Dakota Crossing started moving forward without the second big anchor tenant it had banked on—Target—as the rest of the pieces of the long-stalled development fell into place. Developer Fort Lincoln Realty Partners promised it had a neighbor for Costco in the works, and it looks like they're about to [...]

It’s Really Happening: Shops at Dakota Crossing Breaks Ground Thursday

It's taken since the 1970s, with many promises of construction being totally just around the corner now, but the day is finally here: The Shops at Dakota Crossing, a none-too-pretty suburban-style retail development that will nonetheless bring Costco and other retail to an underserved corner of the city, breaks ground on Thursday.
The developers officially bought [...]

Shops at Dakota Crossing Now Essentially Building On Spec

Remember the Shops at Dakota Crossing retail development in Fort Lincoln, which was supposed to break ground last December, and then in May, and then in August? Well, developer Cell Bernardino told ANC 5A last night that he's now hoping to start site work in November. The holdup, he says, was the wetland permit from [...]

Fort Lincoln Parking Lot Doesn’t Look Any Better as a Rendering

Sigh. The D.C. Building Industry Association's monthly newsletter has some new illustrations of what the giant big-box development at Fort Lincoln will look like, and the sight of acres of concrete surface parking is just as depressing as when they pitched it as "green" a few weeks ago. According to developer Michele Hagans, there will [...]

Thomas Borrows Money From Ward 7 Library for Dakota Crossing

Last Friday, the Business Journal reported that Councilmember Harry Thomas had scrounged up $3 million from the Library capital budget to pay for stormwater management on the site of a huge new development at the intersection of New York and South Dakota Avenues, in his own Ward 5. That's on top of an expected increase [...]