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The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, it’s no wonder The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Want to keep up with the latest news and updates about DC’s world-class waterfront destination? Sign up for our newsletter or take a look below to browse the most recent headlines.

Southwest Waterfront, already Washington’s biggest new development, will double in size

calendar icon May 17, 2017

For three years cranes have been at work in Southwest D.C. erecting the first phase of a waterfront aimed at putting the city’s smallest quadrant on the map for locals and visitors alike.

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First Wharf apartments open for leasing in less than a week. Have a look inside and out.

calendar icon May 9, 2017

Two apartment buildings within The Wharf on the Southwest D.C. waterfront, totaling nearly 650 units between them, will begin leasing, by appointment only, on May 15. Both are expected to welcome their first tenants in the fall, if not sooner.

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The Wharf just landed a major utility as an anchor tenant

calendar icon April 20, 2017

Washington Gas has reached a deal to shift its headquarters to The Wharf, a significant win for developers PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette and more momentum for the $2 billion mixed-use development in Southwest D.C. slated to open its first phase in October.

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The Wharf lands a top D.C. law enforcement officer as head of security

calendar icon April 19, 2017

Metropolitan Police Department Asst. Chief Diane Groomes, a 27-year veteran who for the last decade has served as head of the Patrol Services and School Safety Bureau, has been hired as The Wharf's director of security and public safety. She will retire from the MPD at the end of April.

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A new yacht is coming to D.C.'s waterfront

calendar icon March 28, 2017

The Potomac River is getting a new sightseeing boat. Entertainment Cruises Inc. has replaced the Spirit of Washington with a larger vessel as it looks to accommodate more people and upgrade its service in the region.

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The latest trick to making new developments cool: Just add rock-and-roll

calendar icon March 23, 2017

It’s freezing in the dust-and-concrete lobby of the Anthem, the new music venue under construction on Washington’s Southwest waterfront.

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Can Celeb Chef Roberto Santibañez Give D.C.'s Mexican Scene a Boost?

calendar icon Feb. 15, 2017

We now know the name of Chef Roberto Santibañez’s forthcoming D.C. restaurant. Mi Vida is set to open at The Wharf on the Southwest Waterfront in November. Expect everything from street food-inspired dishes to Mexican home cooking at the restaurant. 

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The Wharf Is Getting a Live-Music Venue Dedicated to “Americana” Genres

calendar icon Feb. 9, 2017

The Wharf, the massive development being built in Southwest DC, will get a second live-music venue when it opens in October. The Pearl Street Warehouse, located on what’s planned to be the Wharf’s nightlife strip, will be a 300-capacity club dedicated to Americana styles including southern rock, country, blues, roots, and bluegrass.

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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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Commercial Leasing

The District’s most noteworthy companies and retailers are setting down roots at The Wharf. Among the best commercial real estate in DC, our trophy spaces and prime retail locations provide prominent visibility and an attractive location with sweeping vistas and a lively after-work dining and entertainment scene.

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