Posts Tagged ‘sotheby’s’

Sale Watch: 3331 N Street NW, Overpriced Real Estate Coming to Earth

For a time, 3331 N Street NW was D.C.'s third most expensive house, at a square $10 million. Until yesterday, that is, when after more than four months on the market it took a 20 percent price cut, down to $7.9 million. Only three million more than its 2012 assessed value! Just another illustration that [...]

Jack Shoptaw is Back in Business

Last summer, my predecessor Ruth Samuelson reported on the fall of an elite Georgetown ad agency and its "flamboyant" owner, Jack Shoptaw. Hammer Communications fell on hard times like a lot of businesses tied to the real estate industry–the agency repped builders like Toll Brothers and Brookfield Homes–but threw boozy parties right up until starting [...]