As construction continues at the former General Services Administration office in Buzzard Point, the developer is seeking to swap out retail to make room for a school.
Yesterday, Douglas Development filed a modification with the Zoning Commission which would enable an outpost of Eagle Academy Public Charter School to open on the ground floor of its office-to-residential conversion at 1900 Half Street SW (map). As designed by Antunovich Associates, the development will deliver 442 market-rate and 11 affordable residential units, 16,540 square feet of retail, 128 long-term bike spaces and 280 below-grade parking spaces.
The zoning application seeks to add educational use to the approved uses, and add 2,400 square feet of space for the school, creating 18,942 square feet for the Academy's use. The Academy would serve students from pre-kindergarten through third grade; its current lease in Capitol Riverfront expires in June. The application also intends to preserve the developer's option to convert some or all of the educational space back to retail in the future.
PTM Partners and EB5 Capital are also development partners on the project, which is one of the first citywide to announce Opportunity Zone funding. ANC 6D will vote on the application at their meeting next week; the Zoning Commission is scheduled to consider the application at the end of the month.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/will-a-charter-school-come-to-buzzard-point/16546.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
Why condo fees are high in some buildings and low in others can be a difficult questi... read »
When sellers haven't quite lined up their next house before their settlement date com... read »
The preferred mortgage product among most home buyers is the fixed-rate mortgage. How... read »
Here's what you need to know about reporting profit made from the sale of your home.... read »
Virginia's homebuyer assistance programs can seem complex. This edition of First-Time... read »
A recent transaction shows that the housing market isn't cooling off everywhere.... read »
Developer Akridge has released new images of their planned Burnham Place development ... read »
The new development will also have a nearly 20,000 square-foot public plaza.... read »
New plans filed with Arlington County last week provide the first renderings for The ... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro