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Bozzuto Signs Seven Retailers to Join Cathedral Commons

May 06, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 6, 2014 – The Bozzuto Group, a Greenbelt, MD-based real estate services company announced today that in addition to retail anchor Giant Food, seven additional tenants have signed leases to join Cathedral Commons, a brand new mixed-use development on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, D.C. 

Cathedral Commons is a joint venture of Ahold USA, parent company of Giant Food, Greenbelt-based Bozzuto Development Company, and Southside Investment Partners of Baltimore. The retail leasing is being handled by H&R Retail.

New retail, scheduled to begin delivering this fall, include Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar, Raku, iDoc Optical, Wells Fargo, SunTrust, CVS Pharmacy, and Starbucks, as well as the 56,000-square-foot Giant Food, which will bring a new urban prototype concept to the project.  Various additional retailers will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar, an award-winning Spanish restaurant with a long list of tapas and wines from around the world, will open a 3,280-square-foot restaurant.

Raku, an Asian dining, sushi & sake restaurant, will open a 3,321-square-foot restaurant.

• Washington, D.C.-based full-service eye care store iDoc Optical will open a 1,210-square-foot office.

• Financial services company Wells Fargo will open a 2,004-square-foot bank.

SunTrust Bank will open a 3,598-square-foot branch.

CVS Pharmacy will open a 12,440-square-foot store, selling a wide assortment of general goods including cosmetics, greetings cards, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise and more.

Starbucks coffee company will open a 1,900-square-foot store.

“We are excited to bring a mix of locally-based retailers and national brands to one of the most established and historic neighborhoods in the District,” said Toby Bozzuto, president, The Bozzuto Group. “Cathedral Commons and its new retail center will be vibrant, modern additions to Wisconsin Avenue and Northwest D.C. as a whole.”

The residences at Cathedral Commons, opening this fall, will offer 138 apartment residences as well as eight townhomes, as well as high-end services and amenities including a boutique hotel-style lobby; fitness center; a library and conference room for private meeting space; resident lounge for hosted community social functions; rooftop deck and private outdoor courtyards; and a 24-hour concierge offering Bozzuto’s Top Notch services.

Inside each apartment will be a chef-inspired kitchen with quartz countertops, custom oak flat-panel cabinetry, white beveled subway backsplashes and upgraded GE? stainless appliances. Living spaces will include hardwood flooring and contemporary chrome LED track lighting, while bathrooms will include Florentine Carrera floors and showers, chrome Moen? fixtures, and custom-designed vanities with integrated square sinks.

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About The Bozzuto Group
Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, and celebrating its 26th year in business, The Bozzuto Group is a diversified residential real estate company that provides a broad range of real estate services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The company's areas of expertise lie in homebuilding and multifamily development, as well as construction and management both for itself and its clients. The company’s skills have been attested to by the National Association of Home Builders, who recognized Bozzuto as the nation’s premier apartment development company, and twice as management company of the year.

Throughout The Bozzuto Group’s 26-year history, the company has developed, acquired and built more than 38,000 homes and apartments and currently manages nearly 44.,000 apartment units spread along the Atlantic Coast between Northern Virginia and Boston. The company is committed to providing quality housing for individuals of all income levels, producing and managing everything from luxury homes and apartments to affordable housing solutions. For more information, please visit