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Posts by Mark Wellborn

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Mark Wellborn, from most recent to least.

Unique Spaces: Tilden Street Restaurant Becomes Spacious Home

Unique Spaces: Tilden Street Restaurant Becomes Spacious Home

Mark Wellborn | July 30th 2021 | 17 Comments

There are likely very few people in the DC area who can say that they live in a former restaurant. Ed Carp is part of this select group. ... read »

One of Bethesda’s Tallest New Towers Could Get Key Approval This Week

One of Bethesda’s Tallest New Towers Could Get Key Approval This Week

Mark Wellborn | July 17th 2019

The Montgomery County Planning Board is expected to approve Metro Tower tomorrow. ... read »

Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up

Mortgage Rates Creep Back Up

Mark Wellborn | June 14th 2018

On Thursday, Freddie Mac reported 4.62 percent with an average 0.4 point as the average for a 30-year mortgage.  ... read »

Exclusive: The Wharf’s Massive Second Act

Exclusive: The Wharf’s Massive Second Act

Mark Wellborn | May 16th 2017

UrbanTurf provides the first look at what named brand architects and designers have put together for the next phase of the largest development in the... read »

SHoP, ODA, Adjmi: The Eleven Architects That Will Design Phase Two of The Wharf

SHoP, ODA, Adjmi: The Eleven Architects That Will Design Phase Two of The Wharf

Mark Wellborn | January 31st 2017 | 5 Comments

The eleven firms could set a high bar for the design of new development in the city. ... read »

The ROI of Fundrise

The ROI of Fundrise

Mark Wellborn | February 5th 2016

The popularity of the company bodes wells for its future, but four years after launching, is it making money for investors? ... read »

DC’s Newest Condo Amenity: A Marijuana Grow Closet

DC’s Newest Condo Amenity: A Marijuana Grow Closet

Mark Wellborn | October 22nd 2015 | 3 Comments

A new condo unit in Park View has a feature that likely no other new residence in the city can boast. ... read »

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

The Detective and the Architectural Statement

Mark Wellborn | August 15th 2013 | 10 Comments

In 2003, Jeff Speck moved to DC to become design director at the National Endowment for the Arts, and almost immediately began looking for an empty... read »

DC Home Prices Set Record In June As Inventory Creeps Back

DC Home Prices Set Record In June As Inventory Creeps Back

Mark Wellborn | July 10th 2013 | 2 Comments

Home prices in the District of Columbia rose 16.3 percent between June 2012 and June 2013 to reach a median sales price of $529,000, the highest on... read »

Row Houses and Rock Creek: DC’s Hottest Housing Market

Row Houses and Rock Creek: DC’s Hottest Housing Market

Mark Wellborn | June 27th 2013

In the current housing market, almost every neighborhood in DC has homes that garner multiple offers and sell for above their asking price. But Mount... read »

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