Victor Hoskins made one of his first public appearances as the District's new deputy mayor for planning and economic development Thursday when he spoke for about an hour to more than 100 members of the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development, an association of affordable housing builders and community...
Public debate continues over the D.C. City Council's decision to grant a $46 million dollar tax abatement to Marriott for a luxury hotel planned in Adams Morgan. The abatement, which exempts the hotel from paying real estate taxes for 20 years, has drawn the ire of many concerned about the District's $400 deficit and deep cuts in services.
(Excerpts from two posts on The Post's new Capital Business Blog) LAS VEGAS -- The convention center hall at International Council of Shopping Centers is filled with booths - for brokers, property owners, retailers and municipalities. D.C., through its contractor, the Washington D.C. Economic Partnership, is one of the largest...
The District has won a $1.4 million grant from the Department of Defense to help defray the costs of pre-development work needed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus, city officials announced Thursday.
Washington Post Editors
| May 20, 2010; 4:21 PM ET |
Categories: Economic Development | Tags: Valerie-Joy Santos, base realignment and closure, d.c. redvelopment, walter reed army medical center
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With the rumbling of Metro as a backdrop, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty broke ground Tuesday morning on a mixed-use development at the Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood station that is expected to bring new life to a gritty stretch of Ward 5. But there were politics at play as well beneath the...
Residential neighborhoods in the District will continue to see a drop in their property assessments, but about 22,000 homeowners can expect to get an average $345 bump in their yearly tax bills because of a new law, tax officials said Friday. Those property owners have benefited from tax relief programs,...
Christopher Dean Hopkins
| February 26, 2010; 11:10 AM ET |
Categories: City Life, Economic Development, Nikita Stewart | Tags: dc commercial real estate, dc foreclosure, dc property tax, dc real estate, dc residential real estate
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