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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.

A Decaying Waterfront in Washington Returns to Life

calendar icon Sept. 19, 2017

A struggling waterfront along the Potomac River will morph into a long-awaited commercial and residential destination known as the Wharf when it opens next month.

It’s a return to life for the area, which was commonly known as “the wharf” for decades before the nation’s first federal urban renewal effort here went awry, erasing a neighborhood and its once-thriving riverside.

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The 17 Most Exciting Restaurants Opening Around the World This Fall

calendar icon Sept. 13, 2017

Known for the exceptional Italian food he serves to power players at Fiola in the nation’s capital, Fabio Trabocchi will open Del Mar this fall in Southwest Washington's $2.2 billion Wharf development.

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What to Expect at The Wharf’s October 12 Opening

calendar icon Sept. 12, 2017

After more than a decade of planning and building, the Wharf is set to open one month from today. 

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Construction of Banjamin Banneker Park Pedestrians and Bike Access Project Begins Ahead of The Wharf's October 12 Launch

calendar icon Sept. 8, 2017

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the master developer of the $2.5 billion, world-class mixed use waterfront neighborhood The Wharf, along with the National Park Service (NPS) and the District’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), announce a $4 million investment in neighborhood connectivity for DC’s Southwest quadrant.

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Hundreds seek jobs at DC's Wharf development

calendar icon Aug. 11, 2017

Cranes have dotted the D.C. skyline for months. And before the end of the year, the Wharf development along Washington's southwest waterfront will finally open. Businesses opening shop there are in the middle of a hiring spree.

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The Wharf adds an independent bookstore to its mix

calendar icon Aug. 9, 2017

The Wharf can now count Politics and Prose among the long list of distinguished D.C. businesses coming to the 2 million-square-foot waterfront development in Southwest D.C.

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In a Corporate Concert World, an Indie Thrives in Washington

calendar icon Aug. 6, 2017

The promoter Seth Hurwitz has succeeded by creating high-quality venues and catering to artists’ needs. His latest undertaking is no exception.

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Madison Marquette follows partner PN Hoffman to The Wharf

calendar icon Aug. 1, 2017

Madison Marquette makes its move official. The developer will move its corporate offices to The Wharf’s trophy office building at 1000 Maine Avenue SW, taking 26,000 square feet of space in 1000 Maine. It will share the space with its parent company, Capital Guidance.

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Water Taxi & Wharf Ferry

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 ferry 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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