Posts Tagged ‘O Street Market’

O Street Market Delay Could Cost City More Cash

Shaw's Giant grocery store closes today, and despite doubts and delay, Roadside Development told Advisory Neighborhod Commission 2C last night that the CityMarket at O development is finally getting started in earnest. But because of the extra time, the Chief Financial Officer says it'll cost the city more than anticipated.
Yesterday, CFO Nat Gandhi sent the [...]

Resolved: No Groundbreakings Until Permits, Financing in Place

It's a frustrating phenomenon: A "groundbreaking" takes place, and the relevant local figures all stand around making speeches and patting themselves on the back. And then...nothing happens. Shaw saw a slew of groundbreakings last summer, and a several projects are under serious construction or renovation, including the Howard Theater, Progression Place, Gibson Plaza, and the [...]

When a “Groundbreaking” Isn’t

Exactly three months ago today, the CityMarket at O mixed-use project kicked off with a big groundbreaking ceremony–long speeches, lots of shovels, big tent, the whole bit. Finally, the long-dormant corner would get new life.
Today, though, it doesn't appear that much is actually happening at the site. No digging or demolition or other telltale signs [...]

CityMarket at O Groundbreaking Expected in Summer 2010

This week's Dupont Current has more details on the CityMarket at O project, which just received $1 million from D.C. Council emergency legislation.  The funds will be used to pay architectural, engineering and other pre-development costs (with a groundbreaking expected in summer 2010).
The city previously offered to assist with those costs by funneling money from [...]