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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.

Check Out the Amazing Views at the Wharf’s New Rooftop Bar

calendar icon Nov. 2, 2017

Who has the best water views at the Wharf—and maybe all of DC? As of Friday, November 17: Whiskey Charlie. The indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and lounge is perched on the tenth story of the new Canopy by Hilton hotel and offers a seagull’s vantage of the Potomac River.

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Hoffman-Madison Waterfront Opens the Wharf to the Public on October 12

calendar icon Oct. 12, 2017

Today, Phase 1 of The Wharf opens to the public, reestablishing Washington, D.C., as a true waterfront city and destination.

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How Washington, DC Just Scored The Coolest New Waterfront In The Country

calendar icon Oct. 12, 2017

Up until now, this fish market was about the extent of things to see along DC’s overlooked southwest waterfront. But just a few blocks away is a spanking-new development that may change that equation.

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The Wharf Opens in Washington, D.C.

calendar icon Oct. 12, 2017

The new complex on the Potomac adds a slew of restaurants, shopping, and recreation spaces.

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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 Benjamin 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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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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