OUT WITH THE OLD – RING IN THE NEW!

decpicdcladies27310834_lPlaces to live, work, shop and play in 2016!
There are exciting things happening in Real Estate all around the DC Metropolitan area. Whether you are looking for brand new or vintage renovations, in a revitalized neighborhood, or in one that’s incorporating the newest concept designs from the ground up, let this information be your guide.

Here are a few samples of what you can look forward to in housing from revitalized buildings to massive projects on the cutting edge of modern and unique – the DMV has it all!

Washington D.C. – Numerous projects are recently completed, in progress or in the planning stages. In the last decade this area has seen a large increase in urban growth and development. Mixed use properties are combining places to live, work, shop and enjoy recreational activities. Revitalization of neighborhoods is also underway. In particular, The Anacostia Waterfront area is being transformed.

The Wharf -2017 – phase one – South West DC waterfront – currently under construction

A mile long area on the waterfront is being redeveloped to create mixed-use, including condos, restaurants, shops, hotels, and marinas.

Waterfront Station – South West DC – Phase 3-4 will open in 2016, Phase 1-2 is complete

Located on 4th and M Streets

Seven buildings with 900 residential units of mixed use with office and retail.

The Yards – South East D.C. – Capital Riverfront – Anacostia Waterfront, between National Park and Washington Navy Yard.

Mixed use with 2700 new condos, 1.8 million square foot of office space, 500 acre neighborhood within 5 blocks of the U.S. Capital. Includes adaptive re-use of historical industrial buildings.

South of Dupont Circle – 1255-22nd St., N.W., Tasea Investment Group Co. – 2 years to completion.

Rebirth is coming to an obsolete office building property. It will be transformed from an office to 77 residential units plus a 120 unit addition. Garage, bicycle parking and a roof top pool will be included.

Bethesda, MD –“A City on the Move” – the downtown area is expanding. A bustling area, with multiple Metrorail stops, has a long history of being a key location in Montgomery County

Woodmont– Selling Now – Triangle’s Lucky 7’s building – 7770 Norfolk Ave. – Near Veterans Park is less than a mile to the Metro. This building was targeted to be apartments, but is now converting to condos due to the demand in the area. Offering fantastic views, a rooftop pool, outdoor living rooms and sleek metal exterior with an ultra- modern interior.

The Fairmont – 4990 Fairmont– under construction – starting in the 4th Quarter of 2015

Offering a 17 story tower with 70 condos – some up to 3,000. sq. ft. will include a 2000 sq. ft. artist studio space and ground floor retail.

Lauren – located on the corner of Hampden Lane and Woodmont Avenue in downtown Bethesda.

Presenting “Estate Quality” condos. One penthouse of 7,300 square feet is priced at 10.5 million. Private elevators, natural stone floors and 1,500 square feet private terraces with views are attracting people from suburban estates to convert to this upscale urban life style.

Falls Church, VA – Big changes coming to the “Little City”. NOVA’s Fall Church area where city leaders are encouraging mixed use development to the extreme, denying projects that are “Not” mixed-use. This is a walkable city with a score of 78/100. The Metro is a short bus ride away from downtown.

301 West Broad Street, positioned close to Tyson Corner, Seven Corner and Alexandria, this property offers 7 stories with 282 apartments in conjunction with a 65,000 square foot Harris Teeter Supermarket in the same complex.

Arlington, VA – Only minutes away to D.C., this area is still building new homes – with a walk score of 91 and an easy commute for government workers demand is high.

Columbia Place – This Evergreene community is revitalizing the area, near Columbia Pike and South Walter Drive, within steps of the metro, dining, shopping and easy airport access. Condos start at $500,000. Offering personalized options and high end finishes. This builder is also building in other areas of Virginia and Maryland.

Herndon, VA – City planners have a Vision for the 21st Century which includes a current Request for Proposals (RFP) in keeping with their Master Plan. Plans include redevelopment of 4.6 acres of land in historic downtown for mixed use of residential, retail, office and commercial use. Joint funding for public/private parking and an Arts Center are an added benefit – proposals are due February 2016. The Silver Line Metro will open in 2019.

Hallcrest Townhomes – Immediate delivery is available. Conveniently situated near historic downtown Herndon. Located within 1.5 miles of the Silver Line. Offering 42 townhouses with 3 levels, state of the art kitchens, and award winning designs. Starting at $429,900.

The trends in housing throughout the area have a resounding theme – mixed use of space where one works, plays and lives are in strong demand by the consumer. Government officials are finding this helpful in terms of tax benefits and use of historic areas in need of a facelift. Access to the Metro is another top feature that consumers are looking to find. So many places, so many options! And this is just a small sampling of opportunities throughout the DC Metro area. The choice is all yours!

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