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66-acre Walter Reed project breaks ground

Residential units, offices, a hotel, and more to look forward to

The Parks at Walter Reed.
Rendering via Hines-Urban Atlantic-Triden

In October 2016, Washington, D.C. purchased 66 acres of the 110-acre Walter Reed Army Medical Center for $22 million. With this land, the District will construct over 3 million square feet of residential, office, and retail space and bring nearly 5,000 jobs. Groundbreaking for the project is now officially underway, reported Bisnow.

The developers for the 10- to 15-year project are Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden. This first phase will demolish a 1970s-era hospital to make way for a town center

Once all phases are complete, the project will have over 2,100 residential units (432 affordable), up to 250,000 square feet of retail, a grocery store, 185,000 square feet of office space, a 200-room hotel, and two charter schools, as reported by Bisnow.

There will also be 116,000-square-foot medical space for Howard University Hospital and 30,000 square feet designated for arts and cultural uses. 20 acres of open space will also be developed.

Development Team Breaks Ground At 66-Acre Walter Reed Project [Bisnow]