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Blog 3 days ago
National Landing: Brought to You By Amazon
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On November 13, 2018, residents of Crystal City, Pentagon City, and Potomac Yard awoke to news that they had been transplanted to a new...

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Blog 4 days ago
More Office for The Yards: A Look at the Proposed Chemonics Headquarters
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Last month, Chemonics International announced its plans to become an anchor office tenant at The Yards. Now, we are getting our first look at how...

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Blog 4 days ago
So, No One is From DC, Huh?
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While DC has traditionally hosted a large share of residents who moved here from across the country, there is the mistaken impression that it is a...

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Blog 5 days ago
Georgetown University, Federal City Council Throw Their Weight Behind Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola
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Amazon's selection of Northern Virginia for its second headquarters last month renewed interest in a host of transportation and infrastructural...

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Blog 1 week ago
The 6 DC Neighborhoods Where You Paid Above Asking in 2018
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The housing market in the District has been a mixed bag this year, with slight increases in inventory being offset by generally healthy demand and...

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1,100 Units and Park Space: A First Look at the Sursum Corda Redevelopment
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Just weeks ago, demolition began at the Sursum Corda Housing Cooperative, a 148-townhouse lower-income community in DC. Now, UrbanTurf can provide...

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DCRA: New Multifamily Construction in Some DC Zones to Require BZA Approval
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As UrbanTurf reported earlier this year, the DC area is facing a housing shortage that will necessitate production of over 25,000 additional...

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This Week's Find: A Former Corner Store with A Pretzel Shop
Source Urban Turf

If This Week's Find resembles a corner store to you, that's because it once was. Originally constructed in 1913, this former Hill East store has...

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Apartments, A Central Park and Possibly José Andres: The 6 Proposals for a Central DC Parcel
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After over a decade on the District's roster of parcels ripe for development, we are finally getting a look at what could potentially be...

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7,000 Units and Rising: DC Development in 2018 By The Numbers
Source Urban Turf

Today, the Washington DC Economic Partnership held its annual meeting, and in conjunction with the meeting, it released its 2018 development report...

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Blog 2 weeks ago
736 Square Feet: DC Has Fourth Smallest Apartments in the Country
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Apartments across the country continue to shrink. A recent study from RENTCafé found a dynamic in the nationwide rental market akin to what most...

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Call Your Mother Bagels are Coming to Takoma
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Last year, UrbanTurf reported that the historic Takoma Theatre would house a behavioral health-focused outpost of Children's National Medical...

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Now Selling: Commercial Property Close By the Future Florida Avenue Whole Foods
Blog 2 weeks ago
Now Selling: Commercial Property Close By the Future Florida Avenue Whole Foods
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Today, UrbanTurf takes a look at a century-old survey of DC's habitable alleys to hig... read » The development replaces the building which...

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With Amazon, All Real Estate is Now Local in the DC Area
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With Amazon, All Real Estate is Now Local in the DC Area
Source Urban Turf

There was a time when terms like "Dupont" and "Busboys and Poets" were the buzzwords used to attract prospective renters and homebuyers to certain...

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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings: New This Week
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UrbanTurf Listings is a premium property listings service that showcases some of the most appealing for-sale homes from across the DC metropolitan...

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Ground Breaks on the 132 Apartments at Town Nightclub Site
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Ground Breaks on the 132 Apartments at Town Nightclub Site
Source Urban Turf

Late this summer, UrbanTurf previewed the proposal to redevelop the former site of Town Danceboutique in Shaw. Now, the project is breaking ground....

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The 4,250 Units Where Amazonians Might Live
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The 4,250 Units Where Amazonians Might Live
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Last week's news that Amazon had selected Northern Virginia for a partial headquarters went hand in hand with the christening of the "National...

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The Yellow Line Rent Watch Begins
Blog 1 month ago
The Yellow Line Rent Watch Begins
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As Amazon moves into Arlington, tens of thousands of employees will begin trickling in, and many may take advantage of Metro to commute to National...

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DC Expected to Gain 3,550 Households from Amazon Employees
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DC Expected to Gain 3,550 Households from Amazon Employees
Source Urban Turf

DC Expected to Gain 3,550 Households from Amazon Employees While the speculation over the destination for Amazon's second headquarters has ended,...

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Despite Delays, Union Market Redevelopment Will Make Moves in 2019
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Despite Delays, Union Market Redevelopment Will Make Moves in 2019
Source Urban Turf

Despite Delays, Union Market Redevelopment Will Make Moves in 2019 Earlier this week, Edens and development partner Great Gulf celebrated the...

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Thursday’s Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Thursday’s Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

And guess which one returned to million-dollar neighborhood status after taking a yea... read » With Amazon's announcement today that half of its...

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DC Council Passes Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill
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DC Council Passes Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill
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DC Council Passes Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill The saga of short-term rental regulation in the District has almost come to a close. On Tuesday...

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Wednesday’s Must Reads
Blog 1 month ago
Wednesday’s Must Reads
Source Urban Turf

And guess which one returned to million-dollar neighborhood status after taking a yea... read » If the housing market had not yet been demonstrably...

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Report: Demand for Bethesda’s New Condo Market Projected to Outpace Supply in 2019
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Report: Demand for Bethesda’s New Condo Market Projected to Outpace Supply in 2019
Source Urban Turf

And guess which one returned to million-dollar neighborhood status after taking a yea... read » If the housing market had not yet been demonstrably...

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National Landing? A New Neighborhood For Amazon is Created in Northern Virginia
Blog 1 month ago
National Landing? A New Neighborhood For Amazon is Created in Northern Virginia
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National Landing? A New Neighborhood For Amazon is Created in Northern Virginia Amazon made its anti-climactic HQ2 news official on Tuesday morning...

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Crystal City and Queens Will Be Home to Amazon’s HQ2
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Crystal City and Queens Will Be Home to Amazon’s HQ2
Source Urban Turf

Crystal City and Queens Will Be Home to Amazon’s HQ2 The Amazon HQ2 rumors and speculation have come to an end. Amazon is reportedly expected to...

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Which Five DC Areas Became Million-Dollar Neighborhoods This Year?
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Which Five DC Areas Became Million-Dollar Neighborhoods This Year?
Source Urban Turf

Which Five DC Areas Became Million-Dollar Neighborhoods This Year? As home prices in the District continue inching upward, it comes as no surprise...

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430 Units Across 27 Acres: The Redevelopment Underway at Glenarden Hills
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430 Units Across 27 Acres: The Redevelopment Underway at Glenarden Hills
Source Urban Turf

430 Units Across 27 Acres: The Redevelopment Underway at Glenarden Hills While Prince George's County considers the future of the corridor between...

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With Amazon Anticipation, Homebuyers’ Eyes Turn to Arlington
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With Amazon Anticipation, Homebuyers’ Eyes Turn to Arlington
Source Urban Turf

With Amazon Anticipation, Homebuyers’ Eyes Turn to Arlington Last weekend, speculation around where Amazon's second headquarters would land reached...

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Airbnb Asks DC Council to Table Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill
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Airbnb Asks DC Council to Table Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill
Source Urban Turf

Airbnb Asks DC Council to Table Short-Term Rental Regulatory Bill Next week, the DC Council is scheduled to have a final vote on a piece of...

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