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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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. (The Today Show)

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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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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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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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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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