The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Browse the most recent headlines below.


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Five Ways to Get Your S'mores Fix in DC

calendar icon Oct. 15, 2019

The scent of a wood-burning fire leads the way to Camp Wharf. There, chairs are arranged around a flickering fire, where passersby can hang out or purchase s’mores supplies. “It really started with the romance of the fire pit,” says Bob Rubenkonig, executive director of the Wharf Community Association. “It’s this social gathering place, right along the water.” (Washington Post)

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The Wharf Wins Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence

calendar icon Sept. 5, 2019

The ULI Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the development industry’s most prestigious awards programs, recognizes projects with a comprehensive level of quality and a forward-looking approach to development and design.

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All About The Wharf, Washington D.C.'s Hottest Neighborhood

calendar icon Aug. 15, 2019

When The Wharf opened up just under two years ago, it became Washington D.C.’s newest aterfront neighborhood. We recently traveled to the nation’s capital to check out what all the hubbub is about — and we found great restaurants and bars, plenty of public programming and an impressive hotel in the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf. (Luxury Travel Advisor)

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People Are Noticing How DC's Architecture Has Improved

calendar icon July 30, 2019

Since the 1980s, DC has had a reputation for conservative design, but there has been a significant change during this latest development cycle. Developers are trying new things and trying to innovate. No project has exemplified that change more than The Wharf. (Washington Business Journal)

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DC Voted: Here Are the Results of the Best of Washington Readers’ Poll 2019

calendar icon July 16, 2019

The Washingtonian magazine asked readers to vote on their favorite people, places, and things in the Washington area. A number of Wharf hotspots rose to the top, including Hank's Oyster Bar, the Municipal Fish Market, The Anthem, and District Doughnut. (Washingtonian)

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Australia's Today Show Films at The Wharf

calendar icon July 14, 2019

The cast of Australia's Today Show traveled across the globe to show off all aspects of the The Wharf--including the Municipal Fish Market, s'mores trailer, and rooftop views--to their Aussie viewers. The afternoon broadcast was livestreamed as a morning program in Australia, which is 14 hours ahead of Washington, D.C.

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The Wharf Locks In One of the Largest Refinancing Deals in D.C.'s History

calendar icon July 10, 2019

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, with equity partner Public Sector Pension Investment Board, secured an $800 million loan with a multi-bank syndicate about 18 months after the project opened. (Washington Business Journal)

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23 New Restaurants To Try In D.C. This Summer

calendar icon May 31, 2019

The explosion of D.C.'s dining scene has not slowed down, with new restaurants opening every week across the District and its surrounding suburbs.  Many of the openings are occurring at massive mixed-use developments including The Wharf. (Bisnow)

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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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