9 Douglas Properties You Probably Don't Know
Sure, you know Douglas Development rules East End and much of NE. But are you aware of the rest of its 180 properties in Dupont, Adams Morgan, Georgetown, Bethesda, and even Richmond, Pennsylvania, and near the Chesapeake Bay? 9M SF already developed and another 8M developable. For example:
1. 224 East Broad Street
Rentable space: 33,473 SF
Douglas, one of the largest owners in Richmond, acquired this four-story office building in 2005. There’s also potential for ground-level retail.
2. 7900 Norfolk Avenue
Rentable space: 109,496 SF (22,470 SF retail; 87,026 SF office)
Douglas even owns in suburban Maryland. This mixed-use building is home to Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Alley Cat Allies, and eSchool Media. It also has a penthouse and a connected 11-story office tower.
3. 7979 Old Georgetown Road
Rentable space: 52,237 SF office space
This 11-story office building was renovated in 2007 and given new HVAC systems, windows, a granite lobby and more. It’s home to the American Alliance for Theatre & Education, Dr. Joel Adler & Assessment Associates, and the Barker Foundation.
4. 2715 M Street NW
Rentable space: 29,163 SF (2,859 SF retail; 17,197 SF office; 9,107 SF residential)
While we think of Anthony Lanier’s East Banc ruling Georgetown, Douglas has a slice as well. This four-story mixed-use building has 16 residential units, Class-B office space, and street-level retail. Tenants include Penn M Cleaners, Tara Salon & Spa, and Evisions Communications.
5. 1544 & 1598 Whitehall Road (Bay 50 Shopping Center)
Rentable space: 89,406 SF
Douglas has property as far east as this late 19th century building near the Chesapeake bridge, on Route 50. Jemal, himself, lives in Annapolis much of the time. This building is home to Papa John’s, Annapolis Dance Studio, Mariners Church, and the GSA.
6. 610 King St
Rentable Space: Unknown
Yes, Doug Jemal also owns retail in Old Town Alexandria, like this Anthropologie.
7. 7828 Georgia Ave (Georgia Eastern)
Where: Northwest DC
Rentable space: 60k SF retail and about 220 apartments
This proposed mixed-use project will have residential apartments and a Harris Teeter grocery store with underground parking and outdoor seating. Delivery is expected in 2016. Technically it's DC but actually abuts Prince George's County.
8. 1726 20th Street
Where: Dupont Circle
Rentable space: 7,850 SF
This four-story boutique office building was originally built in 1900 and renovated to preserve its historic character. Tenants include Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar and Jahia Solutions Group.
9. 2424 18th Street
Where: Adams Morgan
Rentable space: 7k SF retail
This retail destination has 43-feet of frontage on 18th Street. It features 13-foot ceilings, along with concrete, tile, and wood floors.