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.

Three People Creating the New Washington

calendar icon Aug. 29, 2014

Jackhammers pound away at the asphalt. Buildings from previous generations — deemed too old or too small — tumble into rubble. Almost everywhere, it seems, cranes tower overhead, a sign of dramatic new things to come.

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Southwest Waterfront Redevelopment

calendar icon June 23, 2014

The Wharf is a $1.5 billion redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront with 26 land acres and a similar amount of water acreage with 2/3 mile of shoreline by the Hoffman-Madison Waterfront team, headed by PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette.

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DC’s The Wharf Captures 2014 Charter Award

calendar icon June 11, 2014

Perkins Eastman’s Washington, D.C., office has announced that two area projects by the design and architecture firm have been awarded 2014 Charter Awards from the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU).

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Hoffman-Madison Waterfront Kicks Off Massive Mixed-Use Project in D.C.

calendar icon March 24, 2014

Work has started on phase 1 of the Wharf on Washington in the district’s southwest waterfront. It is the beginning of a massive mixed-use project roughly a decade in the making.

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The Wharf Breaks Ground in DC’s Southwest Waterfront

calendar icon March 19, 2014

After eight years of planning and lurching throught the permitting process, the massive redevelopment of DC’s Southwest Waterfront into a mixed-use complex called The Wharf finally broke ground with a two-hour event featuring five candidates running for mayor.

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Southwest D.C. Waterfront Proposal Shaping Up

calendar icon Oct. 7, 2010

Developers of the long-awaited Southwest waterfront—a $1.5 billion pedestrian-friendly mixture of housing, restaurants, hotels and offices overlooking the Washington Channel—recently released a final plan that borrows heavily from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Seattle's Pike Place.

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Could Southwest Become DC’s Second Downtown?

calendar icon Oct. 1, 2010

The Southwest Waterfront master plan, released yesterday, adds to an impressive collection of plans and development that could collectively transform the way we think about the area south of the National Mall.

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Developers of D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront Offering Pre-Construction Goodies to Spike Interest in Project

calendar icon Sept. 5, 2010

Hundreds of new housing units and thousands of square feet of retail are expected in the District's Southwest Waterfront, but with the economy as it is, the neighborhood in the meantime is getting lounge chairs, outdoor yoga classes and unimpeded waterfront views.

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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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