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District Source: Cathedral Commons Lures in Barcelona, Raku and 5 Other Retailers

May 06, 2014

Published in District Source.

Barcelona and Raku are two of the seven tenants that have signed on for the mixed-use Cathedral Commons on Wisconsin Avenue in upper Northwest D.C. The site, 3110 Wisconsin Ave. NW, will be anchored by a new Giant grocery store, replacing the old, outdated Giant store, in additional to new residential buildings.

Cathedral Commons, otherwise known as the massive construction project next to neighborhood favorites 2 Amy’… Continue reading

National Real Estate Investor: 10 Admired Individuals in Multifamily

May 02, 2014

As published in National Real Estate Investor.

NREI’s 2014 Multifamily Housing Survey not only looked into the outlook for the U.S. multifamily sector in terms of property fundamentals and investment sales, but also delved into the identities of 10 of the admired companies and 10 influential executives in the space.

AvalonBay Communities was among those chosen, along with Equity Residential, Archstone, Boston Capital, Hunt Companies and Camden Property Trust.… Continue reading

Washington Business Journal: Best Real Estate Deals of 2013 -- Multifamily Development

April 25, 2014

As published in the Washington Business Journal.

Winner: Monroe Street Market
Location: 625 Monroe St. NE, Washington
Size: 1 million square feet
Value: $230 million
Owner/developer: The Bozzuto Group
Co-developers: Pritzker Realty Group, Abdo Development

Monroe Street Market, scheduled to deliver fully in 2016, is a $230 million, multiphase development that will transform Catholic University’s south campus into a mixed-use community of 720… Continue reading

Washington Post: Bozzuto Turns to Concierges to Make Apartment Living Worthwhile

April 13, 2014

Published in the Washington Post.

An irate “resident” approached Daniel Sticco demanding action from the concierge at the Apartments at CityCenter. She was having a party that night and her refrigerator had stopped working.

Sticco calmly apologized, made a phone call to the maintenance staff, offered solutions such as having another refrigerator delivered and ice brought to her apartment, and then made sure everything was done to her satisfaction.… Continue reading

Washington Post: Inside the Breakneck Race to Lease Washington Apartments

March 31, 2014

Published in the Washington Post

Beginning in May, a six-month-old miniature English bulldog named Emmy will take up residence in the sleek new lobby of 2M, one of dozens of apartment buildings being completed in the region this year.

The building’s owners, William C. Smith & C0., acquired her as a way of attracting apartment-seekers to their building amid a sea of apartments within a few blocks in the NoMa neighborhood of Northeast D.C.

“I was… Continue reading

Baltimore Sun: Cozy Towson Green Townhouse Offers a Bright New Beginning

March 26, 2014

Published in the Baltimore Sun.

For many people, midlife is a time for fresh beginnings, and often those beginnings bring the exhilaration of reinvention.

Deb Moriarty, vice president of student affairs at Towson University, acknowledges both. After 13 years in Catonsville, her large home was suddenly an empty place filled with the memories of her recently deceased husband, Greg Giovanazzi, and a daughter, Casey, now 20, about to take off for college.

It… Continue reading

Washington Post: Maple Lawn is Establishing Itself as a Vibrant Place in Howard County

March 10, 2014

Published in the Washington Post

With its 19th- and early-20th-century architectural styles and streets under construction, parts of Maple Lawn look almost like a movie set.

But, residents say, as Howard County grows, Maple Lawn is establishing itself as a vibrant community.

The planned community at the intersection of Routes 216 and 29 in Fulton is about midway through development, says Elaine Lodge, on-site manager of the Maple Lawn… Continue reading

Washington Post: Gaithersburg Project Adds Apartments to the Mix

February 24, 2014

Published in the Washington Post

Studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom rentals are now among the residential options in the mixed-use community of Downtown Crown off Interstates 270 and 370 in Gaithersburg.

Cadence at Crown

Cadence Apartments join a community that already is home to townhouses, a grocery store, a gym and a coffee shop. The apartment building, developed by The Bozzuto Group, includes a 24-hour fitness center, an Internet café with business amenities and a… Continue reading

Washington Post: New Condos Coming to Mount Vernon Triangle

February 18, 2014

Published in the Washington Post

Residents of D.C.’s Mount Vernon Triangle have plenty of options when it comes to new and renovated apartments and row houses. Now the neighborhood will be home to a high-rise condominium under development by Bozzuto Homes.

The development, called 460 New York Avenue, is an 11-story high-rise with 63 homes at the corner of 4th Street NW and New York Avenue.

The lower levels of the building were created from a converted brick… Continue reading