Get Open House delivered to your inbox every Tuesday Morning.

The Week in Real Estate
A round-up of real-estate news and gossip. By Alejandro Salinas
Comments () | Published May 22, 2009
A number of development firms are seeking property-tax breaks from the city council, citing poor rent rates and the recession. [WBJ]

A look at what American University’s new School of International Service building will look like once construction is complete. [DCMetrocentric]

Walt Disney Company plans to build a luxury resort hotel at National Harbor. Details about the hotel’s amenities have not yet been revealed. [WBJ]

The latest on the U Street Hotel development plan: The neighborhood association supports the project, which now faces zoning approval. [14th & You]

The site of the old Hecht’s warehouse will not be the next DC USA mall anytime soon. Major retailers are apparently not interested in the location—at least for now. [Housing Complex]

Demystifying the city’s height limit: Always thought no building in the city could be taller than the Capitol dome? You are wrong!  [We Love DC]

Inside the Yale Steam Laundry condominium complex  on New York Avenue and 4th Street. The property features lofts and condos, a fitness center, billiard rooms—but best of all, a rooftop pool. Happy Memorial Day weekend, everyone! [UrbanTurf]

More>> Open House Blog | Homes | Real Estate   


The Real Estate Market

Get all of our real estate and home design coverage delivered directly to your inbox. Sign up for our weekly Open House newsletter.

Subscribe to Washingtonian

Discuss this story

Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question. The Washingtonian reserves the right to remove or edit content once posted.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Posted at 11:50 AM/ET, 05/22/2009 RSS | Print | Permalink | Comments () | Blogs