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.

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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Construction Begins On Second Phase Of The Wharf

calendar icon March 30, 2019

Officials at Hoffman-Madison Waterfront along with esteemed Washington, D.C.elected officials celebrated the kick-off of construction for the second half of the mile-long waterfront neighborhood with a community celebration and "truck touch." (PR Newswire)

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After volunteers clean up the Potomac, developer of The Wharf calls on DC to help

calendar icon March 18, 2019

A two-week effort to clean up the Potomac and the Washington Channel is finishing up just as spring begins. Trash, wood debris, and even 30-foot logs have been fished out of the water. “It was volunteers who stepped up for the clean-up,” says Monty Hoffman, one of the developers of The Wharf. And he says that needs to change. (ABC 7/WJLA)

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Canoe-sized logs among debris being removed from Channel on Southwest Waterfront

calendar icon March 15, 2019

An ongoing team of volunteers and organizations working to clean up the Washington Channel along the Southwest Waterfront in D.C. has removed enough wood and debris to fill four 30-yard dumpsters as of Friday.  (WTOP)

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Mardi Gras shimmies its way to The Wharf

calendar icon March 3, 2019

The Big Easy made its way to The Wharf on March 2 for the annual Mardi Gras parade. The acts included marching bands, feather-clad dancers and plenty of beads being thrown around. (DC Refined)

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Wharf Hosts Ice House to Benefit Fuel Fund

calendar icon Jan. 17, 2019

“Feel the Chill, Warm Your Neighbor” is the slogan for this weekend’s Ice House event at the Wharf’s District Pier in Southwest D.C. The two-day event is a fundraiser for the Washington Area Fuel Fund. (The Georgetowner)

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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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