Eataly closes in on District location (Washington Post) Eataly, the Italian-themed culinary concept by chef Mario Batali, has engaged brokerage firm CBRE in a local real estate search and has narrowed its options - a decision is expected to come in the next 60 days.
NoMa looks to green its public realm (NoMa BID) The BID hired AECOM to undertake its Public Realm Design Plan which will identify critical locations within the neighborhood that could become linear and pocket parks, gathering areas, playgrounds, gardens or water features.
D.C. awards $8.7M deal for two streetcars (Washington Business Journal) The District has struck an $8.7 million deal with a Portland, Ore., firm to supply two 144-passenger streetcars for D.C.'s 2.2-mile H Street/Benning Road NE line.
Why DC has so many hotels (CityPaper) Hint: There's money to build them thanks to rising room rates and room shortages.
First Whole Foods development in PG stalls (Washington Post) Locals say delay the project or risk their support.
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