Real Estate Spotlight

Roadside Development: A Different Kind of Commercial Real Estate

One of the biggest names in Washington, D.C., real estate, Roadside Development was established 17 years ago by Smithy Braedon alums Richard Lake and Armond Spikell, who recruited longtime client Todd Weiss to join them.

Roadside Development: A Different Kind of Commercial Real Estate

One of the biggest names in Washington, D.C., real estate, Roadside Development was established 17 years ago by Smithy ...

Who Lives Here: November 19, 2014

Washington Harbour resident Nancy Pelosi was spotted in her purple velour jumpsuit on Nov. 5. No doubt the House Minority ...

Latham Apartment's Get Zoning OK's

Developer SB-Urban moved past the last major obstacle to building micro-residential units on the 3000 M Street site of the ...

With Helpful Fed, Mortgage Rates Head Lower for Everyone

The stock and bond markets can be subject to a lot of volatility in this day and age. When the ...

Fighting for Aged Architecture

As larger and larger swaths of the city’s quadrants are torn down and rebuilt in the name of revitalization ...

Who Lives Here...

Maureen Dowd couldn’t have been happy with our editorial last week urging voters to support recreational marijuana legalization in ...

Who Lives Here...

Georgetown resident Charlie Rose was awarded the Fourth Estate award for excellence in journalism by the National Press Club last ...

D.C. Strong in Loan Choices, Too

As we enter the final months of 2014, we find a couple of outstanding news items in Washington, D.C ...

Who Lives Here: Mika Brzezinski and Scott Altman

Georgetowners may notice “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski strolling through the neighborhood in the coming days and weeks. The popular ...

Remodeling for Modern Life

John and Kristin Cecchi’s life could be a reality TV show. But it wouldn’t involve cameras following them ...

Featured Property

This Federal-style house – one of the most historic in the District – was built in 1798 on the northeast corner of ...

The Auction Block

Doyle New York

Mexican Sterling Silver Tea Service

Auction Date: June 25

Estimate: $4,000 to $6,000

An important ...

Historic D.C.

The only two cities with more period apartment houses than the District of Columbia are Chicago and New York. Considering ...

86th Annual Garden Tour, May 10

The 86th annual Georgetown Garden Tour – presented by the Georgetown Garden Club, an affiliate of the Garden Club of America ...

New Faces, Old Facades

Each spring, Georgetown greets the season by freshening up its homes and yards in anticipation of one of the neighborhood ...

The 2014 Georgetown House Tour, APRIL 26

Details about the nine properties on this year’s tour, provided by the Georgetown House Tour.

Time To Shop the Big Banks for a Mortgage

During the refinance boom, the largest banks with the largest portfolios were simply overwhelmed. Simply put, they had more clients ...

Quality Hill-Worthington House on Prospect Street for Sale at $11 Million

At the corner of 35th and Prospect, the grand gray house, once home to Sen. Pell and his wife, is on the market for a cool $11 million, the same price nearby Halcyon House sold for in 2012.

Uncertainty Jolts Rate Increases

Mortgage interest rates rose in March after the new Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave her first press conference. In ...

EastBanc to Reintroduce Key Bridge Exxon Condo Designs

The Key Bridge Exxon or Exorcist Steps condos are back on the design-approval track. Let the developer-neighbor games begin.

Heather Parness: Right Woman, Right Job, Right Time

Everyone is talking about the dynamism of Washington, D.C.; its new growth in neglected neighborhoods, the influx of the ...

The Genius of Place

When architect Robert Bell announced that he was purchasing the old Georgetown Theater property last October, one got the sense ...

Long & Foster Celebrates 45 Years -- and Wes Foster's 80th Birthday

Real estate powerhouse Long & Foster is celebrating its 45th year -- and the 80th birthday of its co-founder, Wes Foster.

AMERICAN DESIGN

As I wound my car up the long driveway at Langley Ordinary, my tires crunched against the loose gravel, kicking ...

New Condos in Georgetown

While future condominiums’ designs are debated, here are some in and around town that are selling now or are about ...

The Rixey Scale: Design Mix of Modern and Classic

It’s a gut renovation, costing upwards of $1.5 million dollars. The windows are covered in plywood and the ...

Martha Stewart’s American Made Gets Local

As a community publication and local media outlet, Georgetown Media Group believes that small companies can make a big difference ...

The Beauty is in the Details, The Architecture of Gil Schafer

“We live differently today in terms of lifestyle, what people do, family arrangements, than in the past.”

We were talking ...

Thomas Jefferson’s Love of Wine Spurred Virginia’s

The wine business has taken off in Virginia, with over 200 licensed wineries in the state, and a growing enthusiasm ...

Life & Times In Real Estate: Wes Foster

Once upon a time in America, a boy left Georgia to become a Virginia Military Institute cadet, then a soldier ...

Advice for Newlyweds, First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a home can be a daunting prospect. For newlyweds, it can be a challenging, new experience for couples making ...

G. Morris Steinbraker & Son: Three Generations in Georgetown

Tucked into Grace Street around the corner from Wisconsin Avenue at the C&O Canal sits an iconic Georgetown storefront ...

Connelly’s Hidden Gem at 1200 Potomac Street Is All About Location

As far as real agent Jamie Connelly is concerned, the property for sale at M Street and Potomac Street is ...

Real Estate for Real People

Washington’s dynamic new brokerage company Real Living | At Home promises a one of a kind experience for those who ...

The Artful Errol Adels, an Architect and a Gentleman

You make the client’s dream come true,” says architect Errol Adels, whose professional life has ranged from Washington, D ...

AIA-DC Celebrates 125th Anniversary

On Nov. 2, AIA-DC celebrated its 125th anniversary with a party and award ceremony at its offices at 421 7th ...

Henry Adams: a Literary Life at Lafayette Square

Washington, D.C., used to be a smaller town than it is now, especially when Henry Adams moved to the ...

Interior Designer Zoe Feldman Updates the Classics

his summer, interior designer Zoe Feldman moved into a loft space above The Georgetowner’s office at 1054 Potomac Street ...

Bill Dean: Georgetown’s Budding Philanthropreneur

The Dodge Mansion on P Street, although elegantly and imaginatively renovated by architect Dale Overmyer, is very old. It has ...

Passion for Color Is Key to Kelley Interior Design

For Kelley Proxmire, more color is better – especially when designing a room. Her interior design company, Kelley Interior Design, prides ...

Sanchez: Streamlining With Style

"When I was a little girl, my girlfriends and I would play Barbies. They would dress them up and I ...

With Charity in Mind, Real Estate Agents Become Agents of Change

“It’s amazing when our people can group together and do anything to make a difference,” said Dana Landry, principal ...

Beasley Real Estate

Beasley Real Estate, the boutique property brokerage firm that started up Feb. 1 this year, has a clear vision of ...

84th Georgetown Garden Tour:

Some of them are grand. Some are architecturally intriguing, some full of plants with exotic names, like chocolate mimosa (you ...

Long & Foster's Detwiler: Strategist in a Reviving Economy

From his Chantilly, Va., office near Route 28 and Dulles Airport, Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and chief operating officer of ...

20 Years of CORE Building the Cornerstones of Georgetown

For the team at CORE Architecture and Design, their story of success began with Dean & Deluca.

Twenty years ago, the ...

Oehme van Sweden, Designing the Cultural Landscape

Where would our social calendars be without weather dates? A little thing like a history-making-earthquake-and-hurricane combination wasn’t about to ...

Courting Design with Solis

The physical structure of the Washington Design Center demands attention and respect in the Capitol Hill landscape the same way ...

Outerbridge Horsey: An Architect of Georgetown

The name Outerbridge Horsey sounds more like an honorific title than the personal name of a tall, red-headed Georgetown resident ...

Isabel Ernst, developer of Hillandale

Longtime Georgetown resident Isabel Ernst got her start in real estate in 1998. She now lives with her husband, Ricardo, a professor of Business at Georgetown University, and her four children in Georgetown.

Key Bridge Exxon Condo Design Admonished by Neighborhood

EastBanc presented its revised design for a high-end condo complex at 3601-3607 M Street (the gas station property next to the Exorcist stairs) during the April 4 meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which is being criticized for, among other things, disrespect of the neighborhood's historic contexts.

R2L:Architects

R2L:Architects is among the area's newest architectural firms. And while the firm is a surefire up-and-comer, its founders have a wide array of experience in the Washington area. Architects and principals Sacha Rosen, Tom Lenar and Lee Rubenstein sat down with the paper to discuss the nature of architecture in Washington, the challenges of historic preservation, hidden architectural gems of our city, and much more.

World Class Resorts

The Georgetowner selected a handful of renowned, world class travel experts, who shared with us their favorite international, domestic and local travel destinations of the last year, offering a wealth of insider travel information that even the most traveled readers are sure to appreciate. From resorts tucked away in the canyon valleys of Southern Utah, to romantic Italian villas and hidden local gems, here you will find plenty of reasons to start booking your tickets and packing your bags.

George Gordon, Architect

Meet the man behind several of Georgetown’s signature structures, including Patisserie Poupon, Bo Concepts and Patagonia.

Two New Faces at WFP Georgetown

Washington Fine Properties announced this month that TTR/Sotheby’s veterans Kimberly Casey and Daryl Judy have joined the firm ...

Hugh and Simon Jacobsen, Architects

Few Washingtonians need introduction to Jacobsen Architecture, the Georgetown firm behind some of the snazziest edifices in Washington and the world.

Jennie Mann, Realtor

Interviewed by John Blee | May 5, 2010

Jennie Mann is a rising star in real estate sales and works for McWilliams/Ballard. She is the sales manager ...

Tricia Messerschmitt, Realtor

Interviewed by Ari Post | Apr 7, 2010

The McFadden Group's Tricia Messerschmitt sits down with us to talk community involvement, Georgetown's Montrose Park and a little golf.

State of the District's Commercial Financing Real Estate Market

If you are a commercial property owner today looking for loan, good luck!

Robin Waugh, Realtor

Interviewed by John Blee | Mar 10, 2010

Robin Waugh recently joined up with Tutt, Taylor & Rankin Sotheby's International Realty, bringing with her experience and fantastic energy. We sat down to chat about being a realtor in today’s market.

Developer fails to follow his own rules

Kay, what can be done when the developer, prior to the HOA taking over, fails to enforce the Declaration of ...

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