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The Week in Real Estate

A weekly roundup of real-estate news and gossip.

• Recently purchased Rockville residential building the Monterey will be renovated as a rental-apartment complex, reducing its number of condo units. [WBJ]

• The Jamieson Condominium in Old Town, just three blocks from the King Street Metro, had its grand opening yesterday. More than 70 condo units are up for grabs. [DCmud]

• Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal plans to open Eatonville, a  6,000-square-foot eatery at The Flats at Union Row condominiums. [WBJ via Prince of Petworth]

• The city has received numerous proposals from development companies for the half-acre lot at the corner of 5th and I streets in DC’s Penn Quarter neighborhood. Proposals range from high-end hotels to apartments and condos. [Penn Quarter Living]

• A panel of urban planners recommends a town center in downtown Wheaton to boost the area’s potential. [WBJ]

• The Capitol Visitors Center may (finally) be nearing completion. Officials are now talking about opening in in October or November. [DCMetrocentric]