Late last year, Japanese developer Sekisui House and Roadside Development partnered up to purchase Fannie Mae’s headquarters at 3900 Wisconsin Avenue NW.
Now, Roadside is visiting with community stakeholders to solicit ideas and get feedback on what the developers are interested in seeing on the ten-acre site.
The primary, E-shaped building will likely be the only structure currently on-site that will be retained. Built in 1958, the steel-frame building has no columns inside and Roadside envisions that the legs could house different uses.
At a community meeting on Monday night, Roadside floated ideas, including using the northern leg as a space for arts classes and performances, the southern leg
For months last year when we reported on the local housing market, the term “record-breaking” was used frequently to describe everything from home prices to home sales. And a look back at statistics from 2016, reveal that the DC housing market, for the year, set records in everything from home price to home sales. UrbanTurf picked out three charts that are indicative of the change in the DC housing market since the beginning of 2009 that also help put the climate and performance of the market last year in perspective.
Last year, the median home sales price in DC was $545,000, the highest level on record for the city. The median price represents a 47 percent increase from the first quarter of 2009