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The Week in Real Estate

A round-up of real-estate news and gossip.

• Plans for the renovation and expansion of the Arlington Mill Community Center were approved by the Arlington County Board. New additions will include retail space, residential units, and a fitness center. [DCmud]

• Financial disputes between the D.C. government and Garcete Construction Company have shut down the construction of a wellness center on the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue. [Washington Examiner]

• Metro board officials selected Banneker Ventures LLC to develop a Metro-owned parcel of land on Florida Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets, NW. [WBJ]

Diary of a Fixer-Upper columnist Heather Goss hosted a chat about the ongoing renovation of her Columbia Heights rowhouse. Read what she had to say.

• DC Metrocentic has a rendering of the PNC regional headquarters building, slated for construction on 17th and H streets, NW. [DCMetrocetric]

• “The greatest enemy of slate roofs can be roofers themselves” warns Sweet Digs blogger Allison Scuriatti. Check out Scurriatti’s interesting and useful item about the disappearance of slate roofs in the city. [Sweet Digs]