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14 May

How can government build high-quality facilities without upfront costs?

Smart Consolidation for Greater Efficiency Local governments have traditionally had to finance, build and hold onto aging buildings in scattered locations that should be consolidated. Cities, counties and states now have the option of following the model that private tenants and the federal government use – choosing the flexibility and cost savings of leasing. Click …

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15 May

D.C. starts over with Hill East development

By Jonathan O’Connell D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s economic development team has decided to restart the development process for Hill East after the economic crisis hampered an earlier attempt by his predecessor, Adrian Fenty. Previously referred to as Reservation 13, the 50-acre site is considered extremely valuable because of its location between the Capitol Hill neighborhood …

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03 Nov

Four Developers Interested in “Hill East Waterfront”

Posted by Ruth Samuelson As part of an ongoing effort to inundate my inbox with press releases with the word “waterfront” in them, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development has just released this announcement: District Receives Four Proposals for Hill East Waterfront WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of the Deputy …

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28 Oct

Toll Road Yields $5.7 Billion Offer

By Steven Ginsberg, Washington Post Staff Writer A developer and part-owner of the Dulles Greenway said yesterday that he plans to offer Virginia $5.7 billion to take over the Dulles Toll Road and build four express toll lanes on it, one of several such proposals expected today when the deadline for private offers expires.

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