DC Named Among Most Walkable US Cities

February 18, 2020Real Estate & Local News

DC earned the No. 7 spot on Redfin’s annual list of the most walkable cities in the nation. Because of its density and amenities, DC is among the cities with the least car-dependent residents. The district also ranks highly on access to public transit and bike infrastructure and has numerous bars and restaurants, making it … Read More

New Residential Developments Coming to Shaw

February 16, 2020Real Estate & Local News

The Wren, at 965 Florida Avenue NW, will deliver 433 residential units later this year. 130 units will be affordable to households earning up to 30 and 50% of area median income and there will be 350 parking spaces. Amenities in the building include a two-story fitness center, rooftop pool, and landscaped “skywalk bridge.” JBG … Read More

Details of a Plan to Transform Single-Family Zoning in MD

February 9, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Vaughn Stewart, a Maryland House Delegate, formally introduced the Modest Home Choices Act of 2020 last Thursday, which would allow middle housing to be constructed on lots currently zoned single-family. The Act would amend the state code to facilitate construction of triplexes on residential-zoned lots that currently allow only detached, single-family homes. The census tracts … Read More

5 Fun DC Events This Weekend: Feb. 7 – Feb. 9

February 6, 2020DC/MD/VA Events

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these five fun events being held around the city: *Mother Road, inspired by John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, comes to Arena Stage beginning Friday and running through March 8. Written by Octavio Solis and directed by Bill Rauch, the play tells the story of terminally … Read More

DC Rental Market Conditions

February 4, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its latest Rental Housing report, detailing rental market conditions across the nation. The report found that it has become increasingly difficult for middle-income Americans to afford rent as much of the growth in demand since 2010 has been concentrated at the upper end of the market. New … Read More

DC Development News: February 2020

February 2, 2020Real Estate & Local News

*Beztak and Foxhall Partners have filed a zoning application to add 40 studio apartments and more retail to the AdMo Heights development at 1773-1777 Columbia Road NW. The development currently has 80 units above retail and 31 parking spaces. The site is zoned MU-5A for medium-density mixed-use, and the developer plans to integrate the 40 … Read More

Deciding When to Downsize

January 30, 2020Real Estate & Local News

Back in 1973, the average home was 1,660 square feet; today, that figure is about 2,600 square feet. There are many reasons people might choose to downsize their home: retirement, an empty nest, a move to the city, and many other life changes. The decision to downsize is very personal and depends on your goals, … Read More

DC’s Top 10 Restaurants

January 26, 2020Real Estate & Local News

After nearly a year’s worth of research, which included visits to over 300 local dining establishments, Washingtonian magazine has published its decisive ranking of the city’s very best 100 restaurants. Here are the 10 who made it to the very top tier of this exclusive list: 1) Anju 1805 18th Street NW 2) The Dabney … Read More