Posts Tagged ‘shops at dakota crossing’

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 [...]

D.C.’s 5th and 6th Walmarts Will At Least Get Urban Design Right

You may have heard by now about Walmart's plans to open two more stores in D.C.: One at JBG's Fort Totten Square at South Dakota and Riggs Road NE and another in Ward 7's Skyland Town Center. You might feel overwhelmed by that many Walmarts coming to our little city, frustrated that there's still no [...]

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 [...]

Georgetown-bound Target Thinking Different About Parking

There are a few interesting things about the news that Target is likely heading to the Shops at Georgetown Park, along with Bloomingdales.
First, how could the new owners welcome a retailer rejected by Lady Gaga?
Okay, actually first is that it comes after Target withdrew from Skyland Town Center, the long-stalled retail complex planned for Ward [...]

How Green Can a Massive Shopping Complex Actually Be?

After two decades of delay, it appears that developer Michele Hagans' Shops at Dakota Crossing project is finally getting started. Hagans' number two, Cellerino Bernardino, told a room full of senior citizens at Thurgood Marshall Elementary last night that the retail component of the massive complex at New York and North Dakota Avenues NE–slated to [...]

Wal-Mart Contemplates Locating Right Next to New Costco

Jonathan O'Connell reports this morning that Wal-Mart is in negotiations with brothers Andrew, Gerald, and David Schaeffer to set up shop on their parcel of land bounded by New York Avenue, Bladensburg Road, and Montana NE. Sounds like a reasonable alternative for a space that, until mid-May, developer Jim Abdo had envisioned as the [...]