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Washington Post: Cathedral Commons Development Gets Underway

December 19, 2012

Demolition work on the site of the future Cathedral Commons is nearly complete, signaling the end of a long-running battle to halt the large-scale mixed-use redevelopment project less than a half mile north of National Cathedral.

Workers are razing buildings — including a strip mall that once housed the 1950s era G.C. Murphy Co. department store — on the 178,236-square-foot property nearly one year after an appeals court rejected legal challenges by several… Continue reading

Washington Post: Post 200 -- the guide to the region's top businesses

December 17, 2012

The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

Private companies

13. Bozzuto

Working off of an apartment development fund that it formed with Pritzker Realty, Bozzuto has been lining up apartment development projects throughout the region to take advantage of the local apartment boom. It is planning or building projects at National Harbor,… Continue reading

The Gazette: Bozzuto Construction of Greenbelt Has Signed Four New Projects Worth More Than $107 Million

December 13, 2012

The $40 million Petworth Safeway & Residences development in Washington, D.C., will include a Safeway supermarket and 218-unit apartment community, according to Bozzuto information. The $28 million renovation of Tyler House Apartments in Washington will cover 284 units. Kingsview Village Apartments is a $20 million garden-style community comprising 195 units in Germantown. The $19 million MetroTowns at Parkside will… Continue reading Bozzuto Construction Eyes $350M Pipeline for 2013

December 12, 2012

Bozzuto Construction Co. anticipates putting more than $350 million to work in 2013, according to its president Mike Schlegel. "2014 looks very positive as well," he tells In fact, he says, the company is very bullish about the next decade. "While there may be some temporary overbuilding in this market…the long term demographic forecast is outstanding for mixed-use / multifamily."

Schlegel made his comments after the company announced four… Continue reading

WTOP: Cathedral Commons Breaks Ground, Neighbors Help Guide Design

November 17, 2012

It has been one of the longest battles over a grocery store that many can remember.

More than 10 years after the first proposal to build a new Giant Food store was put on the table, ground finally broke.

Eleanor Oliver has lived in the Northwest neighborhood near the National Cathedral for more than 50 years. She remembers the first plans for the new store on Wisconsin Avenue.

"They were big, they were ugly, they didn't offer that much," said Oliver.… Continue reading

DCmud: Bozzuto Celebrates Start of Cathedral Commons

November 15, 2012

Demolition to make way for Cathedral Commons is now underway both officially and physically. Bozzuto held a press conference this morning to celebrate work that began quietly this week to demolish two city blocks and replace it with a mixed-use development and Giant supermarket. The 4-acre, $130 million project will add an improved, larger Giant as well as 137 apartment units, 8 townhouses, and a concourse with 125,000 s.f. of street front retail space.

Construction… Continue reading

NBC4: Ground Broken on Controversial Northwest D.C. Development Project

November 15, 2012


After a dozen years of neighborhood battles, officials broke ground on Cathedral Commons, a large new development in northwest D.C.

It was a typical 1950s shopping area – small scale with lots of parking – but it was outdated for decades. Now, after a dozen years of zoning fights, lawsuits and neighborhood battles --… Continue reading

Washington Post: A Smart-Growth Development Takes Shape

November 03, 2012

You may not realize how many substantial pieces of real estate throughout metropolitan Washington, ranging in size from a few acres to hundreds of acres, are destined for new development or redevelopment.

These ambitious projects are guided by often innovative, visionary master plans, usually capitalizing on existing or planned public infrastructure. And their development will take shape over a few decades, not just a few years.

A good starting point is… Continue reading

Multi-Housing News: Cathedral Commons a ‘Giant’ Undertaking in Northwest D.C.

October 17, 2012

A wealth of conveniences just outside residents’ front doors is the promise of Cathedral Commons, now under construction in northwest Washington, D.C. Developed by Greenbelt, Md.-based real estate services firm The Bozzuto Group, and centered around a state-of-the-art Giant Food supermarket, the mixed-use community will feature 137 apartments, eight townhomes, 128,000 square feet of retail and more than 500 parking spaces.

The $130 million project… Continue reading Financing in Hand, Cathedral Commons Moves Forward

October 16, 2012

The Bozzuto Group recently broke ground on a mixed-use project in Northwest DC, Cathedral Commons, having secured $91 million in construction and permanent financing. Cathedral Commons will include 137 apartments, eight townhomes, 128,000 square feet of retail, and more than 500 parking spaces. The project will be anchored by a 56,000-square-foot Giant Food. The $130-million project is a joint venture between Bozzuto Development, Southside Investment Partners… Continue reading