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As Starbucks expands in Wards 7 and 8, D.C. officials say their retail strategies are working

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL - D.C. officials see Starbucks’ decision to open its first D.C. drive-thru shop at Skyland Town Center — and another location in Anacostia — as clear evidence that their efforts to push retailers east of the Anacostia are bearing fruit. D.C. officials [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

Skyland Town Center is getting D.C.’s first drive-thru Starbucks

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL - Skyland Town Center in Ward 7 will be home to the first drive-thru Starbucks in the District, as well as the second Chase Bank east of the Anacostia River, after the tenants recently signed leases with the [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

Skyland Town Center Celebrates Topping Out for Phase I

McLean, VA – July 18, 2019 Today, Rappaport, WC Smith and the rest of the Skyland development team celebrated the Skyland Town Center’s topping out for Phase I alongside D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, community members, and construction workers.  This commemorative [...]

July 18th, 2019|

Skyland Town Center Bringing First Major Grocer to SE in 12 Years

McLean, VA – Lidl US announced plans to open its first store within the District of Columbia in Skyland Town Center, the 18.5-acre mixed-use development underway in Southeast Washington, D.C.  The Skyland Development Team secured the lease with Lidl US, [...]

May 21st, 2019|

‘The Last Frontier’: New Projects, Retail Tenants Could Spark East Of The River Transformation

Developers and brokers see big changes coming to Anacostia and Congress Heights, two neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River that have major mixed-use projects in the works and have begun to attract new retailers. Read more as reported by Bisnow.   [...]

June 15th, 2018|

Ward 7 & 8 Development Boom

Skyland Town Center's new retail options and modern apartments are named by the Washington Business Journal as major contributors to the transformation of Wards 7 & 8.  Read the full story here.

August 4th, 2017|

CVS Pharmacy Commits to Skyland Town Center

EB-5 loan also closes, marks progress for a Ward 7 retail destination Read more reported by the Washington Business Journal   Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2017) – Today, the development team for Skyland Town Center in Ward 7 announced the [...]

February 22nd, 2017|

D.C. Sells Skyland Shopping Center

D.C. sells Skyland Shopping Center a decade after seizing it. Read more in this article by Washington Business Journal.

November 2nd, 2015|

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.

October 7th, 2015|

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.

May 18th, 2015|

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