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.

Here are DC’s 6 Most Exciting Residential Developments of 2017

calendar icon Dec. 26, 2017

Our pick for the most exciting residential development of 2017 is the Channel at The Wharf. Of the four residential buildings (two of them condos, two apartments) to open in the new $2.5 billion neighborhood on the Southwest waterfront, this one is by far the most tricked out.

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Inside The Anthem, and the unlikely story of how it came to be

calendar icon Dec. 16, 2017

The Anthem, a new music venue in Washington, D.C., just opened in the city's revitalized Wharf district. It's an unlikely independent success story in an industry filled with global entertainment companies.

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The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

calendar icon Dec. 5, 2017

The capital may be set on banks of the Potomac, but it’s never had a reputation as a great waterfront city. That could all be about to change, thanks to the $2.5 billion, 24-acre District Wharf, which opened in October just south of the National Mall.

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The District’s Holiday Boat Parade at The Wharf

calendar icon Dec. 3, 2017

The Wharf got DC into the holiday spirit with the annual Holiday Boat Parade where guests enjoyed hot cocoa, s’mores by the fire pit, photos with Santa by the lighted Christmas Tree, ice skating and live music from Go Go Gadjet, Wil Gravatt Band, carolers and more!

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The Wharf Turns Washington Into a Waterfront City

calendar icon Nov. 21, 2017

Washington, D.C. is sporting a new tourism destination that is allowing travelers to get off the National Mall and a world away from politics. 

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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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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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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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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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