The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has named The Yards Park as one of its five finalists in the prestigious Urban Open Space award program. This worldwide program recognizes outstanding examples of transformative and vibrant public open space that have spurred economic and social regeneration of their adjacent communities. The award winner is expected to be named at ULI's Fall Meeting in November.
Sweetgreen, the much-loved, organic farm-to-table salad shops founded in Washington D.C., will open its latest location at The Yards. The restaurant will be a part of Twelve12, a 218-unit apartment and retail component that is currently under construction at 1212 Fourth Street SE at M Street SE in The Yards. The announcement was made today by Forest City Washington, the master developer of the 42-acre, Yards urban mixed-use waterfront development project located in the Capitol Riverfront district near Nationals Park.
Since opening in late 2011, Foundry Lofts Apartments at The Yards has won numerous awards regarding its design, adaptive reuse, marketing and leasing program attributes. Recently, the National Association of Home Builders awarded Foundry Lofts a Gold Award in its prestigious "Best of American Living Awards" program, the 10th such award Foundry Lofts has garnered in just the first year since welcoming initial residents in late 2011.
Nando’s Peri-‐Peri, the fast-growing international chicken restaurant, has announced it will be opening its doors in a new location in Washington, DC’s renovated Boilermaker Shops Building at The Yards.
Forest City Washington, developer of The Yards, announced today the signing of an additional sit-down restaurant to open in mid-summer 2013 in The Lumber Shed, an adaptive reuse component of the massive mixed-use redevelopment project located near Nationals Park in the Capitol Riverfront. To be known as Agua 301, it will feature Modern Mexican cuisine, according to the new restaurant’s owners.
Vida Fitness, along with its affiliated concepts, Bang Salon, Aura Spa and the Penthouse Pool Club and Lounge is set to open as a part of the Twelve12 residential/retail project at The Yards when it is completed in mid-2014.
Washington D.C. (June 20, 2012)-‐-‐Construction is set to begin next week on the Lumber Shed, the latest component to be developed at The Yards. The Lumber Shed, a historically protected, former Navy Yard industrial building, is undergoing an adaptive reuse transformation that will result in the creation of a 30,000 SF, two-‐level, glass pavilion with several sit-‐down restaurants on the ground floor and office space on its upper level. Completion is expected in late summer 2013,
Forest City and the Altamarea Restaurant Group of New York City today jointly announced that Altamarea’s latest location of their successful Osteria Morini restaurant concept will open at The Yards in summer 2013. The new 4,250 square foot Osteria Morini will be located in the Lumber Shed, an adaptive reuse component of The Yards, located on the riverfront at the northern edge of The Yards Park. It is the first tenant to be announced for the Lumber Shed and the first DC-area location for Chef White and the Altamarea Group.
Forest City Washington joined with DC Mayor Vincent Gray, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and officials from the Washington Navy Yards, USDOT and DC Water to officially cut the ribbon on the new waterfront pedestrian bridge connecting The Yards Park with Diamond Teague Park. The famous Racing Presidents from Nationals Park inaugurated the bridge in style, racing down its length to be a part of the ribbon cutting at the last minute.
The Yards Park was named by The Atlantic Cities as one of America's Best New Parks.
Forest City Washington, today announced seven new restaurants and a Harris Teeter grocery store to be located at The Yards, Washington, DC's premier mixed-use development located near Nationals Park in the Capitol Riverfront.
What's New, D.C.? The Yards.
By Stephanie Ostroff
Washington City Paper
Best New Public Space
A great, new waterfront park was dedicated today by officials of the District of Columbia, the General Services Administration and developer Forest City Washington on the riverfront of a dramatically-growing area of DC known as the Capitol Riverfront.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced that a subsidiary closed a $46.1 million HUD-insured mortgage loan for Foundry Lofts, a 170-unit, 80/20 multifamily apartment building at The Yards, Forest City’s mixed-use project in southeast Washington, D.C.
Forest City Washington, Inc. announced today that it has attained an elite sustainability status for its entire 42-acre, mixed-use, waterfront project within the District of Columbia known as The Yards.
Washington D.C. – Forest City Washington, Inc., developer of the major riverfront mixed-use project known as The Yards in the city’s Capitol Riverfront district, along with the District of Columbia, officially broke ground today on the development of the public park to be located on the riverfront at The Yards.
Forest City Washington, developer of the major riverfront mixed-use project known as The Yards in the city’s Capitol Riverfront district, and the District of Columbia announced an agreement today on terms involving the development and operation of the public park to be located on the riverfront at The Yards.
Forest City Washington, Inc. officially broke ground today on the company’s large-scale, planned mixed-use redevelopment project known as The Yards. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on a central portion of the 42-acre site which fronts on the Anacostia River in Near Southeast D.C.
Forest City Washington, Inc. (FCW) has announced the selection of CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) as the exclusive office brokerage firm to handle the leasing of the initial office building that Forest City is developing in Southeast Washington, D.C. as a part of its urban mixed-used project known as The Yards.