Southwest Waterfront

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southwest waterfront - washington dc

You’ve likely heard about DC’s Southwest Waterfront, but there are plenty of cool facts you may not know. While the area’s now home to restaurants, nightclubs and marinas, it was actually fairly underutilized and isolated from much of the rest of DC until just a couple of years ago.

That’s when the Wharf began transforming the waterfront area into what we see today. Plans are in progress to redevelop the Southwest Waterfront into a mixed-use development with millions of square feet or retail, hotel, office, cultural and residential space.

Plans also call for open space and parkland. While phase one of the Wharf officially opened in 2017, development could continue for several more years.

Set right alongside the Washington Channel, the

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vio at the wharf - washington dc

DC’s multifamily condo market is booming as developers aim to lure current renters with a surge of new for-sale options. Until recently developers had favored the rental market, but that trend could be changing.

In particular, some real estate experts say they’ve seen an uptick in condo demand since the Amazon HQ2 announcement. Some estimates predict around 1,700 new condo units will begin sales this year.

This includes nearly a dozen new condo developments with at least 50 units launching sales. That’s the most large-scale projects in a single year to hit the market in about a decade.

Many of the large-scale condo projects are coming to areas that have already experienced a wave of apartment construction, including NoMa and the Capitol

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barracks row - washington dc

Consistently named one of the coolest neighborhoods, the Navy Yard routinely attracts interest from potential new residents and visitors, alike. The neighborhood has plenty of reason to shine as it continues to develop, adding in the potential for a massive amount of new residential and commercial space.

Just last year Forbes put Navy Yard on the map once again, designating it as one of “The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World”. At the time the website pointed out its potential as one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in DC.

Forbes highlighted future and existing plans to develop a large amount of new dining, retail, office and residential space in the neighborhood. It also highlighted the neighborhood’s waterfront location and its

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hollin hills mid-century modern home

You’ll find a full range of architectural styles in the DC area, from pre-World War II to contemporary, new construction designs. If you’re in the market for mid-century modern, though, you’ll still find plenty of options if you know where to look.

Often these homes are distinguished by large windows and sliding glass doors, sleek lines and an open design. A great place to begin your search is in Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are also, of course, several neighborhoods in the greater DC area that provide even more options for buyers.

In particular, some buyers find just the right homes exist in such locations as Forest Hills, Bethesda and McLean. The wooded lots often work nicely for mid-century designs, which use

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harbour square - washington dc

With incredible views and a peaceful setting, find your Southwest Waterfront lifestyle at Washington’s Harbour Square. This premiere coop sits close to the District Wharf, and just minutes away from some of DC’s other most popular sites and attractions. At the same time, however, it remains sheltered by the tranquility of landscaped gardens, reflecting pools and sweeping water views.

First constructed in the mid 1960s, the property includes a total of a half-dozen high-rise buildings. The elegant property is noted for its mid-century design principles, integrating the high-rise architecture of the property into the nearby waterfront and historic row houses of the area.

Now made up of more than 440 private residences, the homes of Harbour Square

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vio at the wharf - 45 sutton square sw

Time is running out to get in one of the newest luxury waterfront developments in the DC area. Units are selling fast within Vio, a prestigious new condo building located at The Wharf.

Limited inventory still remains at the property, located between Hyatt House and the InterContinental Hotel. With only a small number of units available at this time, current tenants already include the top co-developer of The Wharf, and many of his top ranking employees.

Found right along the water’s edge, the new condo building houses everything from studios to more spacious three-bedroom units, with luxury condos featuring an array of upgraded finishes and features. New buyers can expect to find sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows, offering up sensational views

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the wharf

It’s only been about two months since its grand opening, but already visitors and residents are finding there’s plenty of action at The Wharf. This vibrant new development is home to numerous retailers, restaurants and entertainment options, and it seems there’s no slowing down.

Already, business leaders say they’re thrilled with the results, as the sidewalks are filled with pedestrians, eager to experience all that the development has to offer. Thousands of people are said to have boarded the free shuttle to The Wharf since it opened, while hundreds of bike riders are said to utilize the Maine Avenue bike lane on a daily basis.

Backers also say they’ve seen a big uptick in the amount of traffic coming in after dark, as more and more people come

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 vio

Real estate developer Monty Hoffman is once again investing in The Wharf, but this time it’s personal. According to published reports, Hoffman and his wife just purchased a penthouse unit within VIO for $3.97 million, making him the first individual to close on one of the building’s condos, although it’s also been reported that a majority of the units within VIO are already spoken for.

The luxury units enjoy the privilege of a waterfront setting, with floor-to-ceiling windows for taking in views of the nearby Potomac River, as well as a number of DC monuments and the Capitol. Options range from studio floor plans to three-bedroom homes, with open designs and luxurious features and finishes. New residents can expect to find stone and quartz

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the wharf - washington dc

While many are only just beginning to experience all that DC’s newest waterfront development has to offer, plans are already forging ahead with phase two of The Wharf. The next phase of the project is nearly just as impressive as the first, with plans calling for two more office buildings, hotel rooms, retail space and residential options.

While the next phase of development includes some more retail space it also promises to bring with it upwards of 200 new apartments and more than 100 hotel rooms. As well, the project will also provide another 80 or so condos, dining and open space.

Developers will be going before the Zoning Commission once again soon to discuss some of the changes made to the project since this past summer. Previously there

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One of the area’s most anticipated developments has just opened, more than a decade after visionaries first embarked on the journey to bring The Wharf to life. October 12 kicked off four full days of activities, events and fireworks, all to mark the grand opening of phase one of The Wharf.

Dozens of bands and other entertainers came out for the opening, kicked off by fireworks and headlined that evening by The Bacon Brothers, featuring actor and musician Kevin Bacon. Other planned activities include children’s performers, yoga, kayaking and an art exhibition.

The opening weekend celebration concluded on Sunday, October 15 with more celebratory fireworks at sunset. All outdoor activities and performances were free and open to the public.

It’s

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