District of DeBonis: Development


Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/25/2014

Twenty years of downtown D.C. development in one GIF

The new State of Downtown report depicts the economic engine for the city’s boom.

By Mike DeBonis  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Business, Development, Politics

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/22/2014

West End project is a go

Six years of preparation and two years of litigation have come to an end.

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Business, DeMorning Links, Development, Politics

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 02/26/2014

To pitch economic development plan, Jack Evans goes to Muriel Bowser’s back yard

To pitch his economic development plan, Jack Evans visited a Ward 4 retail corridor.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:52 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DCision 2014, Economic Development, Politics

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 11/01/2013

No auto supplies allowed

The Old Post Office lease agreement between Donald Trump Organization and the federal government includes some interesting codicils.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:44 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Can Metro keep up with the boom?

A glut of transit oriented development has planners wondering if Metro can keep up.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMorning Links, Development, Transportation

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 08/08/2013

With appeal denied, West End redevelopment project will proceed

A D.C. Court of Appeals panel declined to intervene on behalf of activists who questioned the city's deal with a Georgetown developer.

By Mike DeBonis  |  03:34 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Business, Development, Politics

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/05/2013

A stadium deal's past and future

The tentative D.C. United deal has an interesting past and implications for the future of the city and team.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Business, DeMorning Links, Development, Politics, Sports

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Can soccer save Buzzard Point?

The hope is that an investment around a new pro soccer stadium will finally turn Buzzard Point around.

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMorning Links, Development, Politics, Sports

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/22/2013

14th Street goes boom

The uptick of activity along 14th Street NW is the culmination of more than a decade of planning, investment.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Business, DeMorning Links, Development

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 07/08/2013

A 'New Community' in waiting

Nearly after a mayor's pledge, "oversights, missteps and missed opportunities" have meant progress has been halting in remaking the former Sursum Corda and Temple Courts.

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:12 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMorning Links, Development, Politics

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/05/2013

D.C. to FBI: We'll give you 10 acres

Mayor Vincent C. Gray is proposing to locate a new headquarters on the 110-acre Poplar Point site across the Anacostia River from Nationals Park.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development, Politics, The Feds

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Union Station tax dispute is settled, also not settled

Agreement will pump $7.5 million into city coffers, but leaves key legal question unresolved.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development, Transportation

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Skyland Town Center will have Wal-Mart, apartments by 2016

At a Thursday meeting, developers for the first time shared a fairly precise timeline for bringing the project to fruition.

By Mike DeBonis  |  02:08 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development, Politics

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2012

No 'Plan' for Ivy City, says Vincent Gray

Vincent Gray rejects the suggestion his administration is trying to move poor residents out of town.

By Mike DeBonis  |  02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development, Neighborhoods, Politics