Posts Tagged ‘wegmans’

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 [...]

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. [...]

Ask Wegmans to Come, But On D.C.’s Terms

Here's an easy way to get web traffic: Find some "news" about Wegmans locating in the District, even if it's just an assurance that the city and the grocer may still be talking to each other, a year after they started. It's the great white whale of food purveyors, forever lurking in the suburbs, and [...]

Stinky Safeway Getting Renovated, And Other News From the Golden Age of Grocery Stores

Jonathan O'Connell reports this morning that Lowe Enterprises, which brought the Sexy Safeway to Mount Vernon Square along with an almost sold-out condo and apartment complex, is hoping to do the same with the long-neglected Stinky Safeway at 3830 Georgia Avenue. If it's as well-designed as CityVista, the planned 210 housing units and new [...]