Posts Tagged ‘Roadside Development’

No Wegmans for You?

The city's decision on a development team to rebuild the Walter Reed site has left at least one party disappointed: the supermarket Wegmans.
The city selected a partnership of Hines and Urban Atlantic to redevelop the 67-acre site, choosing them over a pair of competing bids that included one from Roadside Development with a commitment from [...]

The Retailer Hostage Effect of Drawn-Out Public Debate

Casual observers of the competition to develop the Walter Reed site would be forgiven for thinking a Wegmans supermarket might come to the site regardless of who wins. In their presentations to the community last month, each of the three teams vying to develop the Upper Georgia Avenue site hinted at a Wegmans there. Forest [...]

More Details on the Walter Reed Proposals

On Thursday night, the three short-listed teams to develop the Walter Reed site between Upper Georgia Avenue and 16th Street NW presented their proposals to the public for the first time. There were varying degrees of specificity, illustration, and pizzazz in the presentations, with ideas ranging from a Wegmans supermarket to an educational campus to [...]

Coming to Walter Reed: Wegmans, MIT, Children’s Hospital?

The long-anticipated redevelopment of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center began to take shape tonight, as the three teams vying to develop the property presented their proposals to a packed room of Ward 4 neighbors and city officials.
The plans include educational and science campuses, supermarkets, parks, and hotels.
Nine developers expressed interest in the site in [...]

Two Teams Pull Out of Walter Reed (but Wegmans Is Still in Contention)

In March, nine developers responded to the city's request for qualifications to develop the 67-acre Walter Reed site. In April, the city short-listed five of those teams. Now, the Washington Business Journal's Michael Neibauer reports, we're down to three.
Western Development and a team consisting of The Wilkes Co., Capstone Development LLC, and Quadrangle Development Corp. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

D.C. Council Gives $1 Million to Shaw Giant Development

The CityMarket at O Street is a huge mixed-use project that will include more than 600 residential units, 87,000-square-feet of retail, and a colossal new Giant Food Store, partially inside the old market building at the corner of 7th and O Streets. At least this is the description that's recorded on Roadside Development's website. It's possible [...]

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