Yearly Archives: 2022

OZ Financing Propels New Projects On 66-Acre D.C. Campus Despite Rising Interest Rates

From Biznow: The Parks at Walter Reed, a 66-acre campus with an anticipated 3.1M SF of development, is about 70% completed or under construction. New projects have continued to move forward on the campus in part because of an opportunity zone […]

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The Parks At Walter Reed Events in Sept & Oct

From Petworth News: The Parks at Walter Reed hosts a ton of free events for the community, from a Farmers’ Market to outdoor movie night, to yoga and the upcoming Down in the Reeds Festival and avant garde theater. Here’s […]

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Rorschach Theatre to Present Site-Specific DRACULA in October

From Broadway World Under the direction of Rebecca Rovezzi, Rorschach Theatre’s DRACULA will perform in the appropriately haunted atmosphere of the now vacant firehouse at The Parks at Historic Walter Reed. Rorschach will transform the space into the lush, dark Victorian […]

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Financing for Aspen Square at The Parks

by Bisnow Richmond-based Capital Square has acquired a 4-year-old Woodbridge multifamily community on behalf of a Delaware Statutory Trust. The Rivergate North multifamily community in Woodbridge, Virginia. The firm acquired the 402-unit Rivergate development, located at 13175 Marina Way, for $98M, property […]

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A new festival celebrates Black-owned beers with a ‘block-party vibe’

by The Washington Post The Soul Mega Megafest is bringing diversity on Saturday to the Parks at Walter Reed.  “The goal is really to kind of merge the block party culture with the beer festival culture. We don’t normally see those two […]

DC’s The Parks at Walter Reed Signs First Retail Tenants

by Commercial Observer The first retail tenants have signed on with The Parks at Walter Reed, Hines’ 66-acre mixed-use community in Washington, D.C. When complete, the development will include more than 3.1 million square feet of new construction and adaptive reuse […]

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12 Virtual And IRL Things To Do Around D.C. This Week

by dcist EUROPEAN MUSIC: Attend the first edition of DC European Music Day, celebrating all sorts of genres from all over the European Union.  POLLINATOR WEEK: Celebrate Pollinator Week with the National Museum of Natural History. NEW EXHIBIT: Check out the very first exhibit from […]

This Week’s D.C. Deal Sheet

by Bisnow A 125-unit affordable redevelopment in Columbia Heights has landed a $25M loan from EagleBank and is slated to begin construction next month. The project by Jonathan Rose Cos. and Somerset Development Co. at 1350 Fairmont St. NW will feature 125 affordable […]

J.P. Morgan Chase Provides $75.6M Construction Loan for D.C. Apartment Project

by Rebusiness Online WASHINGTON, D.C. — J.P. Morgan Chase has provided a $75.6 million construction loan to Urban Atlantic and Triden Development Group for The Reynard, a 344-unit apartment development in Washington, D.C. The property will be part of The […]

Home Rule Music Festival keeps the spirit of Black Fire Records alive

by Michael J. West, Washington Post In the 1970s, Washington-based Black Fire Records was simultaneously an incubator and reliquary of D.C.’s African American music and culture and a living symbol of the Black Power and Black Consciousness movements. Charvis Campbell […]

D.C.’s First Wegmans Shows How Grocers Can Spur Development In Wary Communities

by Jacob Wallace, Bisnow As large mixed-used developments take shape in D.C., developers are leaning on the perceived virtue of grocery stores to help gain community support and attract apartment renters. That has been especially true at Roadside Development‘s City Ridge project, where Wegmans plans […]

Catch These Jazz And International Acts Playing Around D.C. In June

By Sriram Gopal, dcist From Duke Ellington to the Howard Theatre, Washington D.C. played a pivotal role shaping the sound and stylings of jazz — a legacy that’s endured in the city’s clubs, concert venues, and, now that it’s summer, […]

Caridad Svich’s ‘Red Bike’ stars breakout actor Brinden Banks

By Lisa Traiger, DC Metro Theater Arts Making his professional debut for Pan Underground, the 19-year-old displays astounding skill in conveying the hope, wonder, fear, and disappointment of a child. Read the full article here

Outdoor setting suits Faction of Fools’ merry ‘Missed Connections’

By Celia Wren, Washington Post A rare butterfly is winging around D.C. and a celebrity chef would like to serve it for dinner. Great news for foodies, until the chef’s hunt for the insect in a local park runs up […]

Theatre Review: ‘Missed Connections’ by Faction of Fools Theatre Company

By Kateri Pelton, MD Theatre Guide “This newly devised work perfectly encapsulated all the delight and tradition of an ancient comedy technique with relevant content and whimsical storytelling…a knockout performance” Read the full article here

Pan Underground’s popular ‘Red Bike’ block party returns May 21

by Newsdesk, DC Metro Theater Arts By popular demand, Pan Underground will throw the Red Bike Block Party again on May 21, 2022, at the Parks at Walter Reed — a one-day outdoor celebration featuring music, food, local vendors, and performances, all centered around an […]