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D.C. Wire Archive: Economic Development

New deputy mayor introduces himself to affordable-housing developers

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...

By Jonathan O'Connell  | February 18, 2011; 4:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Economic Development  
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Marriott's $46 million tax abatement for Adams Morgan hotel still a hot topic

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.

By James Buck  | December 29, 2010; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Budget, D.C. Council, Economic Development, Jim Graham  
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D.C. makes a statement at RECon retail show

(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...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | May 24, 2010; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Economic Development, Mayor Fenty  
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D.C. gets grant for Walter Reed work

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.

By Washington Post Editors  | May 20, 2010; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Economic Development  | Tags:  Valerie-Joy Santos, base realignment and closure, d.c. redvelopment, walter reed army medical center  
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Economic development at play in the council chairman's race

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...

By Ann Marimow  | May 18, 2010; 1:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Ann E. Marimow, D.C. Council, Economic Development  
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Real estate values sink, especially for commercial properties

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,...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | February 26, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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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Older Entries in This Category »

District unemployment hits 12.1 percent despite added jobs, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 22, 2010
Costco, Fort Lincoln developers finalize deal for new store, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Judge again orders records turned over to Nichols, Anne Bartlett , November 2, 2009
Fenty Praises Graham for Work on Columbia Heights, Washington Post Editors , September 28, 2009
Closed School Site to Be Reborn as Apartments, Shops, Washington Post Editors , September 15, 2009
Apple Store Headed to Georgetown, Marcia Davis , March 5, 2009
D.C. United Owner Asking $49 Million for S.F. Penthouse , David A Nakamura , February 17, 2009
Answers to D.C. United Questions , David A Nakamura , February 13, 2009
D.C. United On-Line Chat Today at Noon, David A Nakamura , February 13, 2009
D.C. United Owner: We're Moving to Prince George's, David A Nakamura , February 12, 2009
Slicing Up Apple's Georgetown Designs, Washington Post Editors , February 4, 2009
Developer Dropped from Poplar Point Project, David A Nakamura , January 30, 2009
Submit Comments on Hill East Redevelopment, Washington Post Editors , January 28, 2009
Looking to Obama White House for Financial Help, Marcia Davis , December 12, 2008
Ballpark Area Development Website Wins Award, David A Nakamura , September 11, 2008
Neil Albert to Metro Board, David A Nakamura , September 11, 2008
Cheh Joins the Opposition to Tenley Project, Marcia Davis , August 9, 2008
LCOR Chosen for Tenley Project, Marcia Davis , July 10, 2008
CFO Gandhi Warns About Over-Borrowing, David A Nakamura , July 9, 2008
O Street Market Gets a $35 Million Boost, Marcia Davis , June 28, 2008
More Development Along the Anacostia River, David A Nakamura , May 14, 2008
Convention Center Head Resigns, Marcia Davis , May 3, 2008
A Piece of the Economic Pie, Marcia Davis , April 16, 2008
Is It Affordable or Is It Not?, Sylvia Moreno , April 2, 2008
Five in Five: Wal-Mart Focuses on Small Businesses, Yolanda Woodlee , March 31, 2008
The New Ward 8, David A Nakamura , March 25, 2008
What About Us Small Guys?, Sylvia Moreno , March 21, 2008
 
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