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Construction Update: Week of 10/22/15

Site Activity  Utility Construction Utility construction work will start October 26, 2015 and continue for approximately six (6) months. This work includes installation of a new water line, sanitary laterals, and storm lines. Work will start at the eastern [...]

Construction Updates: Week of 10/22/15

Site Activity  Utility Construction Utility construction work will start October 26, 2015 and continue for approximately six (6) months. This work includes installation of a new water line, sanitary laterals, and storm lines. Work will start at the eastern [...]

D.C., Safeway Ink Skyland Deal

The District and Safeway have cleared a last legal hurdle that threatened to derail the long-planned, Wal-Mart-anchored Skyland Town Center development in Southeast D.C. Read more in the Washington Business Journal.

Construction Update: Week of 9/21/15

Site Activity  Deep Dynamic Compaction and Installation of Water and Sanitary Lines This is an update on construction work at Skyland Town Center. Site work is underway to prepare the site for the future construction of buildings. We are [...]

Wal-Mart’s First Year in D.C., by the Numbers

Wal-Mart's entry into the D.C. market was celebrated by its fans and condemned by its critics. A new report on Wal-Mart's impact on the District's economy will likely get the same reception. Read more in the Washington Business Journal.

The Perseverance Award: Skyland

The development team — a partnership of the Rappaport Cos., WC Smith, Skyland DC LLC, the Marshall Heights Community Development Organization and East Washington LLC — stayed true to the town center project to see it through. Learn more in this [...]

Skyland Workforce Center Opens in SE

The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community. Read more at the Washington Informer.

Wal-Mart Signs Lease for Skyland Town Center Store

Wal-Mart has signed a lease for a store at Skyland Town Center, the D.C. mayor’s office announced Tuesday, marking the final step in a protracted effort to bring the big-box retailer to Southeast Washington. Read more in the Washington Post.

New Walmart coming to Southeast DC

Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray signed the lease for the store in Ward 7. The store will anchor the long-awaited Skyland Town Center at the intersection of Good Hope Road, Naylor Road, and Alabama Avenue SE. The shopping center will also [...]

Wal-Mart Signs Lease to Build New D.C. Store

District of Columbia officials say Wal-Mart has signed a lease to build a store at a long-struggling shopping center east of the Anacostia River. Read more at NBC Washington 4.