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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20 Best Places to Spend Christmas This Year

calendar icon Oct. 31, 2019

Our nation's capital is an ideal place to spend the holidays, thanks to jaw-dropping celebrations, lights, and spectacles. Visitors can enjoy the Downtown Holiday Market, or the Holiday Boat Parade, ice skating, Holiday Camp Wharf firepit, and fireworks down by D.C.'s waterfront The Wharf. (The Oprah Magazine)

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Washington, DC: From museums to meals and moonshine

calendar icon Oct. 21, 2019

For those whose tastes run culinary over cultural, this is the British GQ guide to spending your free time in the centre of the free world. The first stop is at The Wharf, a publicly minded space, that feels open and flexible, and has quickly become a destination for shoppers, diners and fitness enthusiasts. We ate at Mi Vida which serves the authentic flavours of Mexico... (British GQ)

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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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Harbours are the hot new neighbourhoods

calendar icon Sept. 17, 2019

Forward-thinking cities are investing billions to turn old docklands from no-go zones to places you’ll actually want to visit. Go to The Wharf  after a day on the National Mall. Start with East Coasters on the half shell at Hank’s Oyster Bar, then do dinner at Del Mar as the sun sets over the Potomac.(Condé Nast Traveller)

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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.(Urban Land Magazine)

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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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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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