Georgetown Gaining Momentum With Office, Retail Activity Despite New Waterfront Options

Washington is quickly becoming a waterfront city, with new buzzy developments drawing consumers and office tenants to Capitol Riverfront and soon to The Wharf. But despite the rise of…

Home, Office Fitness Offerings Are Giving Traditional Gyms A Run For Their Money

The way people work out is changing drastically. Whether people are hopping into their office fitness centers before work, taking a late-night trip down to the gym in their apartment building or going to an afternoon SoulCycle class, the health-conscious have fitness options all around them.

Top Honors at CREBA Awards

The top commercial real estate brokers in the DC region were honored at CREBA’s 35th annual awards ceremony last night at The Ritz-Carlton in Foggy Bottom. Washington REIT executive vice president and chief operating officer Tom Bakke took home the Brendan McCarthy Memorial Award. Bakke joined WashREIT in 2014 after spending a year as senior managing director at Cushman & Wakefield.

City Tap House To Open Second DC Location At 1250 Connecticut Ave

City Tap House, a popular East End restaurant and craft beer bar, is opening its second DC location. The restaurant will move into 1250 Connecticut Ave NW. The restaurant will move into 1250 Connecticut Ave NW, a site currently occupied by STK, which will close on Saturday. City Tap House’s first DC location, at 901 9th St NW, opened in 2013.  

Still Growing Rapidly, DC’s Restaurant Scene is Pushing East

In recent years, DC’s core office market has shifted east as the East End and other emerging submarkets have blossomed. As this shift takes place, DC’s exploding restaurant scene has also tracked east, often leading the way for new development. One of the clearest ways to see this shift is by looking at the Michelin Guide.

Dean & Deluca to Open Second DC-Area Location in Bethesda

Bethesda fans of Georgetown’s unique retail options soon won’t have to leave home for a taste of the grocery market’s uppermost crust.  Dean & Deluca will open its second DC-area gourmet food market in a three-floor, 14k SF space at JBG’s 4749 Bethesda Ave in 2017. Dochter & Alexander Retail represents…

Retail Foot Traffic Trends: The Region’s Busiest Streets

Dochter & Alexander Retail Advisors has been tracking the pedestrian flow of DC’s major shopping and restaurant streets.  Retail can’t survive without customers, so  the team has been diligently monitoring and analyzing pedestrian patterns 24/7 over the past 12 months.

Essentials for ICSC: The Latest Retail Market Stats

Dochter & Alexander Retail Advisors released its newest market report highlighting key retail market stats and trends across 16 submarkets. Here are some things to know before ICSC: The East End, M Street in Georgetown, and Downtown Silver Spring were big retail winners this past quarter, with strong leasing activity.

How Luxury Movie Theaters Are Transforming DC’s Retail Market

The experience of going to a crummy old movie theater and choosing between giant sodas and giant candies hasn’t exactly helped to stem the tide of movie watchers preferring to stay home to catch a flick. But developers are banking that a far better moviegoing experience will help reverse the trend…

Last Night at the CREBA Awards

Last night, CREBA held its 34th annual awards ceremony at the Capital Hilton in downtown DC. Especially when the night’s big winner, Cushman & Wakefield vice chairman Spencer Stouffer, took home the Brendan McCarthy Memorial Award. Spencer is a four-time CREBA top broker winner for NoVa—including this…