There's arguably no class of people more divisive in D.C. than developers. While some residents support the growth of their neighborhoods, a more vocal contingent objects to the added density caused by new projects, the noise and nuisance of construction, and especially the sweetheart deals the critics see the city giving to leading development firms. [...]
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Don't expect to see cranes looming over Georgia Avenue anytime soon, but the city moved one step closer today to acquiring and redeveloping the sprawling Walter Reed site.
Although the city has already selected a team to develop the 67-acre site between 16th Street NW and Georgia Avenue into a mixed-use campus, Walter Reed doesn't actually [...]
Call it urban renewal 2.0. In the 1950s and 1960s, the federal government leveled much of the Southwest quadrant of D.C. and replaced it with a brutalist utopia. At the center of the new Southwest was the Waterside Mall, blocking what was once 4th Street and straddled by two office towers used by the Environmental [...]
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 city has awarded the coveted right to develop the sprawling Walter Reed campus to a partnership of developers Hines and Urban Atlantic, says Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor Hoskins.
The winning team's plan for the 67-acre site between Upper Georgia Avenue and 16th Street NW features a "town center" in the north, a commerce and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]