March 2019

Found 15 blog entries for March 2019.

george mason university - virgina square

For a walkable, urban community, Virginia Square certainly fits the bill. While mostly residential, the neighborhood is also home to two college campuses, several unique businesses and area parks.

George Washington University and George Mason University are both located in the area, as is the large Arlington Arts Center. The location provides some gallery space as well as some working artist studios. The building, itself, also sits on the National Register of Historic Places.

You’ll additionally find the Arlington Public Library’s main branch in Virginia Square, plus an eclectic mix of unique restaurants and boutiques. Outdoor attractions include the Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden, particularly popular during the summer season, plus several area

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falls church va

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If you’re searching for a great place to live, you’ll want to take another look at Falls Church City. The financial news website 24/7 Wall Street just named Falls Church City the best “county” to live.

The ranking takes into account its quality of life. 24/7 Wall Street used the same factors used by the UN when ranking nations. This included its life expectancy, poverty rate and opportunities for educational attainment.

In fact, Falls Church did extremely well in all categories. Over a five year span the local population increased by nearly 15-percent. The website also makes note of its less than three-percent unemployment rate, a less than three-percent poverty rate and a nearly 82 year life

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the bower - 1300 4th St SE DC

The first condo development to emerge at The Yards is now more than 75-percent sold. Residents are already moving into The Bower, while a model unit remains open to prospective buyers.

Some large two-bedroom, two-bath homes are still available, including some with around 1,000 square feet of living space. There are also some studios and one-bedroom units still available in The Bower. Prices start in the high $300,000s for one of the smaller units, buyers will likely find options starting in the low to mid $700,000s for one of the remaining two-bedrooms at The Bower.

This PN Hoffman property includes a mix of floor plans, with more than 130 residential units in all. New buyers can expect to find high ceilings and walls of floor-to-ceiling glass,

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envy - 70 n st se dc

For sophisticated finishes directly overlooking Nats Park, you cannot go wrong with the new eNvy condos. Under development right now in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, this unique DC property is now selling.

Options include more than 120 studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom residences. Priced starting in the low $400,000s, the new condos promise such upscale inclusions as high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors.

In addition, residents are treated to Bosch appliances in the kitchen and ceramic tiles in the baths. Other extras include the smart technology features of USB outlets and programmable thermostats.

Perhaps most enviable of all, though, is the possibly of looking directly out over Nationals Park. The property

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tribeca - 50 N st ne dc 20002

An exciting new condo project is coming to NoMa, where the TRIBECA Condos are slated to open up next spring. The project includes 99 new condos fronting New York Avenue and N Street.

The location puts future residents in the middle of a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood. The property sits a short stroll away from the closest Metro station, with nearby options including trendy grocery stores, coffee shops and retailers.

The 13-story building promises the inclusion of a Club Room and a fitness center. Meanwhile a rooftop deck will someday soon offer up sweeping views of the surrounding city from the comfort of home.

A joint project of Urban Investment Partners and Kadida Development Group, the boutique condo building takes over the spot of a

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arlington va

The votes are in and once again Arlington takes the top spot when it comes to the “Best City to Live in America”. The honor comes from Niche, an online review website that annually ranks cities in regards to everything from public schools to crime, diversity and nightlife.

Not only did Arlington rank as the number one city in the Niche listing, but it received an overall grade of an A+. The quality of the city’s public schools helped, as did doing well in the category of cities that are good for families. In both cases Arlington received an A+.

Arlington also received an A+ in nightlife and for the category of health and fitness. The city earned an A for diversity, the commute and outdoor activities. The rankings slipped slightly to a B+ for

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north cleveland park - dc real estate

DC Condo Boutique team member Matt Koerber represented the seller of a home located at 4200 38th Street NW, Washington, DC 20016 in the North Cleveland Park neighborhood. This Spanish Revival semi-detached home features 3 BR | 3.5 BA | 2,005 SF and closed on March 15th, 2019 for $1,127,000 | $562 SF.

This charming North Cleveland Park home offers a gracious living room with a fireplace, formal dining room and a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and high-end appliances. Upscale appointments include archways, plantation shutters, hardwood flooring and two master suites. A rear deck and fenced perennial garden provide a quiet outdoor place to entertain and relax.

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the colonnade - 2801 new mexico ave nw dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Matt Koerber represented the buyer of a condo at The Colonnade located at 2801 New Mexico Avenue NW #704, Washington, DC 20007 in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR+Den | 1 BA | 1,416 SF and closed on March 15th, 2019 for $555,000 | $392 SF. One underground parking space conveyed with this transaction.

This spacious corner condo features generously sized rooms, refinished floors, high ceilings and built-ins. A corner balcony provides private outdoor space to enjoy the serenity of the bucolic Cathedral Heights neighborhood. Amenities at The Colonnade are second to none and include a 24-hour concierge, pool, fitness center, library, party room, underground parking and more.

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cameron station - alexandria va

For a planned community in Alexandria’s West End, consider the many varied options of Cameron Station. Designed to reflect the charm of small town America, Cameron Station is complimented by nostalgic brick sidewalks, pocket parks and colonial-inspired street lamps.

While the architectural designs are more reminiscent of the 18th and 19th centuries, the first homes of this uniquely planned community weren’t actually constructed until the late 1990s. They sit on more than 160-acres of property, where a former US Army post of the same name once stood.

Now five phases of development later, the multi award winning community of Cameron Station is made up of around 2,000 single-family homes, condos and townhomes. This family-friendly community

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 couple

Photo: Corey

Valentine’s Day may be over, but it turns out romance is still in full bloom in the DC area. Apartment List recently came out with its list of 2019’s top cities for dating, and DC comes out near the top.

Apartment List took in survey data from more than 9,000 of its single users across the nation. Then, it used that data to come up with what it considers the “Top 10 Cities for Dating”.

In this particular list, DC came in at a notable number seven. Nearly 35-percent of singles report they’re satisfied with dating opportunities in the DC area. Men gave Washington, DC the number six spot while single women gave it the eighth spot overall.

DC also ranked in the top 10 when it comes to college-educated singles. A strong job market

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