What simple act, if widely adopted, could kick urban revitalization up to the next level? Could it be . . . falling in love? Peter Kageyama, author of For the Love of Cities, recently brought his unconventional philosophy to the Urban Land Institute. Jason Hall also took to the ULI stage to discuss how he created a virtual revolution in beleaguered Detroit—just by riding a bike. Read this and other articles by Leslie Braunstein in Urban Land magazine online.
Bethesda, MD-based Washington Property Company has completed construction of its latest and most upscale urban living destination, Solaire Bethesda, with 139 luxury rental apartments atop street-level retail space that will feature a True Food Kitchen restaurant scheduled to open in early 2017.
The JCR Companies has expanded its Washington, DC metro area retail property portfolio with the acquisition of Signal Hill Shopping Center in Manassas, VA for $22.6 million in an off-market transaction.
The JCR Companies has acquired Manokeek Village Shopping Center in Accokeek, MD, just ten minutes from the Washington, DC Beltway, for $22 million. This 90,172 square foot grocery-anchored shopping center is located at the heavily traveled intersection of Manny and Berry Roads in Prince George’s County, MD. Anchored by Giant Food, Manokeek Village is more than 90 percent leased to a total of 11 credit and local/regional retailers including Starbucks, Wendy’s Advance Auto, SunTrust Bank, and 7-Eleven.