DC Real Estate

More Shipping Container Housing for DC

Brookland will get its second shipping container residential project if the plans  from Hinds Development and Travis Price Architects come to fruition. The partners plan to convert a building that was a Safeway grocery store in a former life into condos composed of shipping containers, UrbanTurf reports. The latest project is planned for 1201 Franklin St., NE and [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 27th, 2016|

Eye for Design: Pools

The lingering summer heat reminds us of Architectural Digest's collection of stunning pools featured earlier this summer. See their slideshow and transport your mind to quiet summer moments, poolside.

2016-10-18T19:04:11+00:00September 16th, 2016|

Friendly Spotlight: 9 Boutique Dupont Condos

Our friends at CAS Riegler are working on 9 brand new condo units on the 1700 block of P Street–that's a prime Dupont location. While it is still in the planning stages, the proposal calls for one and two-bedroom units, 7 of which will have private outdoor space, Urban Turf reports. It could be some [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00September 12th, 2016|

Our Secret Weapon: Bikeshare

Bikeshare can be a real estate agent's back pocket secret weapon. When traffic grinds to a halt (ahem, motorcade, ahem) and you've GOT to be somewhere on time, these red bikes dotting street corners across the region can make the difference between making your train, or missing out on a business trip. and now bikeshare [...]

2016-09-09T13:00:17+00:00September 9th, 2016|

Industry Insight: Why We Stage

So you are ready to sell your home--the place you spent years adding personnel touches to and making fit your personality. One of our first pieces of advice is this: remove those personal items, make it look like anyone could live there. Better yet, let us stage the property for you. Developers know [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00September 9th, 2016|

Streetcar: Six Months, Sunday Service

The DC Streetcar (have you heard the jingle?) is celebrating six months of operation along H Street and Benning Road this week. And the District Department of Transportation just announced the free transit option will begin Sunday service in September. While there are questions about whether the $200 million 2.2 mile streetcar line was a [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00August 31st, 2016|

A DC Penthouse Unlike Any Other: 2030 8th St. NW

What has two bedrooms, two baths, more than 1,800 square feet and windows for days? Our incredible penthouse listing at Atlantic Plumbing. 2030 8th St. NW PH-01 is unrivaled in the city. Our video below gives you a taste of what it would be like to call this Morris Adjmi-designed condo home. Contact us to see it [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00August 26th, 2016|

Wistful for Wegmans? Tough Luck.

https://youtu.be/cSXRicjSkPk Wegmans is not coming to Walter Reed, dashing the hopes of many a wistful shopper. The Walter Reed Campus had been rumored as a possible opportunity for the beloved grocery chain to enter the DC market, but alas, it was not meant to be, the Washington Business Journal reports. The site in upper [...]

2016-08-20T18:30:47+00:00August 24th, 2016|

Shipping Containers to Shaw

Shaw is getting a shipping container condo project of its own, following the success of the apartments near Catholic University. Urban Turf reports the project will have four units. The new development at 1512 6th Street NW will use 12 containers to create the four, two-bedroom units. Developers Sean Joiner and Matthew Grace, and architect Travis [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00August 12th, 2016|

DC Design Update, Aug. 9

Have we mentioned how much we love good design? From modern exteriors to space-efficient interiors, we love getting to explore homes each and every day. Here's some of the design-related news and updates that caught our eye lately. DC Design House? Mais, Oui! The 2016 DC design house is 2509 Foxhall Rd. former residence of [...]

2016-10-18T19:04:13+00:00August 10th, 2016|