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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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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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the representative - 1101 arlington ridge rd

From its marble lobby to its solid wood doors and trim, elegant attention to detail is what sets The Representative apart from other condos in the DC area. This stately Arlington high-rise was first constructed in the mid-1970s, yet remains one of the most stylish residential properties in the entire area.

The unique, S-shaped building is home to around 200 private condos, with a variety of different floor plans for new buyers to choose from. Options range from one- to three-bedroom designs, with prices starting in the high $300,000s, yet going up from there. It’s rare, however, for condos to even come on the market at The Representative.

Those that do often feature large windows and extended balconies, plus some units also offer fireplaces.

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robinson landing - old town alexandria va

Waterfront dining could be coming to Robinson Landing in the near future. The idea goes before the City Planning Commission next month. If approved, it means the addition of a 5,000-square foot waterfront restaurant within the Alexandria luxury condo and town home development.

The proposal calls for the large restaurant to serve up seafood, steaks and a full bar as part of Building 1. Plans additionally extend to a more casual café and outdoor pier restaurant. In total, it should provide space for more than 230 guests inside, on the patio and at the pier.

Plans call for another building at the site to offer indoor and outdoor seating for more than 60 guests at a sushi restaurant. This particular space was originally approved for retail needs.

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chapman stables - 57 n st nw dc

Now that more than half of all available residences at Chapman Stables are sold, the property is now releasing its prestigious Lineage Collection of penthouse units. These luxury units are said to be some of the most exclusive properties, with upwards of 1,000 square feet of living space, coming in more traditional one-story floor plans as well as some duplex units with spiral staircases and private rooftop terraces.

Buyers are also treated to high ceilings and skylights, blending some of the property’s historic features with luxurious wide-plank white oak floors, custom kitchens, plus high-end appliances and other additions. The homes also offer built-in charging ports and a Nest thermostat.

Priced starting from the $800,000s, the penthouse

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the shaw - 608 t street nw dc

An exciting new condo development is currently under development on T Street, where The Shaw plans to enter the neighborhood soon with its own collection of stylish new residences for buyers to choose from. Options at The Shaw include your choice of a one- or two-bedroom condo, or a penthouse unit with a large and private rooftop terrace.

Apart from the penthouse units, there are also some other residences within The Shaw that supply their own private terraces or balconies. All 69 units of the boutique property, meanwhile, come complete with other high-end additions including quartz countertops, European cabinetry and high-end appliances.

As well, buyers are treated to floor-to-ceiling windows for admiring the surrounding city and neighborhood

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