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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.

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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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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Best Things to Do in June: JazzFest at The Wharf

calendar icon May 31, 2019

Sure, you’ll see big names like Snarky Puppy and Jon Batiste at this year’s DC JazzFest, but the local bands are the true stars of the show. The 10-day celebration is one of the largest public gatherings of the District’s jazz community, bringing together dozens of musicians who will play at The Wharf and other venus around town. (Washington Post)

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Record number of tourists visited D.C. in 2018

calendar icon May 7, 2019

21.9 million people from around the country visited the District in 2018 and spent $7.8 billion — both record numbers. Elliott L. Ferguson II, Destination DC’s president, said a number of factors contributed to the hallmark year, including the Capitals winning the Stanley Cup and the first full year of business for The Wharf. (Washington Post)

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Looking for D.C.'s hottest rooftop bar scene? Head to the Wharf.

calendar icon May 3, 2019

As soon as the weather turns pleasant, Washingtonians begin hunting for rooftop bars and outdoor bars with a view of more than the building next door. If you’re looking to combine them, there’s only one place to go: The Wharf. (Washington Post)

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Preview The Wharf's Running of The Chihuahuas

calendar icon May 2, 2019

ABC7 Reporter Kidd O'Shea stopped by The Wharf to learn all about the upcoming Running of The Chihuahuas event, which benefits Rural Dog Rescue. (WJLA)

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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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