DC Development News
D.C.'s 10 largest residential developments under construction
The city’s built environment is transforming with these megaprojects.
City fast-tracks $47M housing contract with limited public input
Well-connected developers are set to receive funds for providing affordable units.
Union Station in D.C.: The ultimate guide
Where to eat, where to shop, and what to know about the history behind it all
McMillan site may soon see some demolition required for redevelopment
City documents specify "selective demolition of underground cell structures."
Planet Word museum to open downtown next spring
D.C.’s first-ever language arts museum will operate in the Franklin School building.
Community leaders to discuss the future of Georgia Avenue NW
They’re launching an "Equitable Development Project" for the avenue’s lower part.
D.C. could extend rent control through 2030
New legislation would ensure the program doesn’t lapse at the end of next year.
Howard University considers redeveloping its longtime hospital
The hospital could be moved to another location on the school’s campus.
Officials to present design concepts for Georgetown C&O Canal rehabilitation
A public meeting on a required environmental review is set for November 7.
Trump Org may sell D.C. hotel
"People are objecting to us making so much money."
D.C. asks for input on additional changes to its blueprint for urban growth
Public comment on Comprehensive Plan reforms runs for the next few months.
Amazon expects to break ground on its new Northern Virginia headquarters in 2020
The dual office towers will have ground-floor retail and rooftop decks.
New Navy Yard apartment building near Nationals Park almost entirely leased
Market-rate apartments at the Harlow are renting for an average of nearly $3,000 a month.
The ultimate guide to Washington’s Nationals Park
What you need to know to feel like a true fan of the World Series-bound Nats.
D.C.’s official development playbook moves forward with inclusive city goals
Other parts of the Comprehensive Plan will be updated in the coming months.
D.C. is set to update its official roadmap for development today. Here’s why that matters.
Changes to the city’s Comprehensive Plan will have far-reaching implications.
Final designs for World War I Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue NW receive approval
Federal planning commissioners endorsed the memorial this week.
Amazon’s Northern Virginia landlord to redevelop six buildings near HQ2 site
JBG Smith has filed plans to remake 2.6 million square feet of space.
Target is slated to open in Tenleytown this fall
The big-box store will be located where a Best Buy used to be.
City report throws cold water on converting vacant offices into affordable housing
An official task force says such redevelopments generally aren’t feasible.
Watergate office building where famous 1972 break-in occurred sells for $101.5M
The purchaser plans to add a museum dedicated to the Nixon-era event.
See the latest renderings for Amazon’s Northern Virginia headquarters
The project is currently going through local planning review.
Three in four D.C. residents say the city’s affordable housing is unfairly distributed
That’s according to an official survey the city conducted over the summer.
11th Street Bridge Park construction to begin in 2021
Officials will hold a meeting about the highly anticipated project next week.
D.C. area planning council sets ‘at least’ 320K new homes as 2030 development goal
That’s roughly 30 percent more than currently projected.
Franklin Square renovations could get underway this fall
The District is looking for a contractor to complete the $13 million project.
The latest on the rehabilitation and expansion of D.C.’s Long Bridge corridor
The project would create a new rail bridge, doubling the corridor’s capacity.
D.C. region needs 374K new homes by 2030 to accommodate expected growth, report finds
220,000 families are at particular risk of displacement from high housing prices.
D.C.’s public housing will be overhauled under new 20-year plan
Officials say the properties need at least $2.2 billion in deferred maintenance.
Kennedy Center’s $250M REACH addition debuts Saturday
It’s the first expansion of the site since its dedication in 1971.
Apartment construction is cooling in the D.C. metro area, study says
But it appears to be up in Arlington, where Amazon is putting its new headquarters.
D.C. is one of the hardest U.S. cities in which to build affordable housing, report says
The metro area ranks 52 out of 58 for ease of new development.
City to share housing and development survey results at September 21 meeting
Urban planning officials are aiming to produce 36,000 new units by 2025.
Three-quarters of D.C. metro residents say they support laws to stop building in high-risk areas
A new Zillow survey finds that most residents are worried about climate change
Arlington and Alexandria named most competitive real estate markets in the U.S.
The plans for Amazon’s second headquarters are driving activity, Redfin says.
387-unit residential development to move forward in NoMa
Construction on the next phase of the Washington Gateway project will begin soon
Suburban sprawl has increased in the D.C. area since 1970: study
Core areas of the city appear to have hollowed out until the current decade
Months-long Metropolitan Branch Trail detour begins in Eckington today
The trail will receive design changes expected to be completed in November
Modernized MLK Library will have ground-level cafe and rooftop event space
D.C.’s library system is looking for an operator to offer workforce development