JBG targets empty grocery for Rockville mixed-use project (Citybizlist) JBG intends to replace the empty Giant grocery store as a complement to Rockville Town Center next door.
Rents to keep rising (National Association of Realtors) After posting gains of 4.1% this year, rents are expected to go up even more next near, with the NAR predicting 4.6%.
DC tries to lease upper Georgia Ave building, site of failed condo project (Washington Business Journal) A decrepit building at 6428 Georgia is for lease by the District after it foiled a condo project in order to build a fire station, then left the building sitting vacant since 2006.
Pace of home sales flat in October (National Association of Home Builders) With lending standards remaining tight, existing home sales showed no new energy last month.
Architects' billings are up for 3rd straight month (Architect Magazine) The upward numbers show construction in housing remains strong.