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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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It goes by many names, the Near Southeast, the Capitol Riverfront or even the ballpark neighborhood after Nationals Park, but to many who’ve grown up in the DC area, the site will forever be the Navy Yard neighborhood. Historic, yet brimming with new development, the area is alive with possibility, from new residential buildings to offices and retail space.

Found right along the Anacostia River, to the south of Capitol Hill, the Navy Yard gets its name, appropriately enough, from the old Navy ordnance plant and shipyard. Still home to naval operations, the Navy Yard played a part in defending the capital during the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

The earliest industrial neighborhood in Washington, the Navy Yard was eventually added to the

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Nearing 50% build out, the residential inventory of DC’s Capitol Riverfront/Navy Yard neighborhood is expected to double over the next three years, according to the annual report by the neighborhood’s Business Improvement District (BID) presented last month at its annual meeting.  Real estate watchers agree 2014 was a big year for the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood!  Over the past year, eight new restaurants opened, now bringing the number to 27 restaurants; an upscale Harris Teeter market popped up; and Vida Fitness opened its doors at The Yards.  The Capitol Riverfront is DC’s newest “hot” neighborhood located on the scenic river, merely 5 blocks south of the U.S. Capitol.

Located in the southeast and southwest quadrants of DC, the area has undergone

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The renaissance of the Capitol Riverfront has seen the arrival of Canal Park---with its skating rink---and elegantly landscaped Yards Park on the Anacostia River in the SE and SW quadrants of Washington, DC.  The Capitol Riverfront has a growing residential population moving into trendy new condos and lofts amidst hot new restaurants and retail shops.  The diverse, new mixed-use neighborhood is home to the Washington Nationals baseball team, and an entertainment district.

The Capitol Riverfront primarily features new construction residential housing---both high-rise condos and row houses---drawing newcomers, attracted by the proximity to modern office towers and employment sites such as the Department of Transportation’s sparkling new headquarters, and

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