Key Real Estate Development in Washington D.C.

Frank Haney and other real estate developers in Washington, D.C. are scrambling to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of real estate. These developers are focusing strongly on “green” and “environmentally-friendly” projects that are multi-use structures that include living and office space.

Peterson Companies is a leading developer in the Washington, D.C. area. One of their newer developments, Ontario 17, is a redevelopment of the old Ontario theatre and features residential condo space and retail space.

One of the largest private property owners in the D.C. area is Douglas Development. They have completed over 180 successful re-development projects. They are considered a leading force in the redevelopment of the District of Columbia. They are known for their passion to redevelop and preserve historic buildings like the Woodward & Lothrop building. Woodward & Lothrop was a department store chain headquartered in D.C.

The Bozzuto Group has its headquarters in D.C. and over the course of 25 years has acquired, developed and built more than 35,000 homes and apartments. Their most notable properties in the Washington, D.C. area include the Newseum Residences, Capitol Yards, City Market at O Street and Flats 130 at Constitution Square. They have a passion for not only building great buildings, but also great communities.

The Bernstein Companies is one of the oldest real estate development, investment and management firms in Washington, D.C. with over 75 years of experience. They have a strong concentration of properties in the Washington, D.C. area. They are known for developing a few key historical buildings in D.C., including the Jefferson Building and Franklin Tower in downtown.

The Washington, D.C. area is home to many historic homes and buildings graced by celebrities such as former first lady, Jackie Kennedy. The historic mansion was recently listed for just under $10 million dollars. Other celebrities to grace this Georgetown mansion include New York publisher Michael Straight and Yolande Betbeze Fox, beauty pageant title holder and American singer.

D.C. is home to many “legacy developers” that are credited with more than a fair share of the re-development efforts in the Washington, D.C. area. The Cafritz family is well known for most of the downtown development in Washington, D.C. They are known for repositioning Washington Harbor in Georgetown in the late 1980’s. The family’s old house is now the Field School.

The Washington, D.C. area as a whole is home to many efforts focused on redevelopment which lends to an ideal location for improved community living.