Posts Tagged ‘Walter Reed’

State Department Seeks Part of D.C.’s Walter Reed Allotment, Throwing Plans in Doubt

The years-in-the-making redevelopment of Walter Reed is threatened by a State Department plan.

Which D.C. Neighborhoods Are Seeing the Biggest Housing Price Boom?

The Washington DC Economic Partnership has released its annual neighborhood profiles, which, as usual, make for a nice overview of the qualitative and quantitative changes taking place across the city. But the numbers that jump out, as tends to be the case in this booming housing market, are the increases in housing prices over the [...]

Walter Reed Moves One Step Closer to Development

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 [...]

Big Developments Are Coming to D.C. in 2014. But Who Will Benefit?

Nothing brings a grin to a mayor’s face quite like raising an oversize pair of scissors and cutting a ribbon. All the more so in an election year. While 2014 does portend some potential pitfalls for Vince Gray—look no further than the process to redraw school boundaries for the first time in more than 30 [...]

Next Up for Whole Foods: Walter Reed?

Whole Foods may just have announced plans for a new store on H Street NE, alongside existing plans for a store in the Capitol Riverfront, but that doesn't mean the company is done expanding in the District. In fact, the organic grocer is eyeing one of the highest-profile sites in the city: the soon-to-be-redeveloped Walter [...]

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 [...]

Hines, Urban Atlantic Will Develop Walter Reed Site

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 [...]

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 [...]