Pop-up at the Pavilion
The Deputy Mayor’s Office for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) is seeking retailers to establish pop-up retail on the St. Elizabeths East campus, providing a unique opportunity both for businesses and almost 1 million underserved residents, including the 3,700 US Coast Guard employees (arriving August 2013).
The Gateway Pavilion is currently under construction and will offer temporary (3 – 5 years) space for a 3,300 sq. ft. café or restaurant (in enclosed space), 16,300 sq. ft. for an open air market or pop-up retail events, up to 48 vendors on site, 3 kiosk areas, 6 food truck locations and a rooftop amphitheater. There are also additional opportunities for placemaking pop-up retail on adjacent parking lots.
A walking tour of the St. Elizabeth’s East Campus and Pavilion site will occur on June 28, 2013. Please note that this tour is limited to retailers, brokers, & restaurateurs
Where: 1100 Alabama Ave, SE | Washington, D.C.
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Kindly R.S.V.P. to StElizabethsEast.firstname.lastname@example.org
Stelizabethseast.eventbrite.com or 202.727-6365
DMPED will provide interested retailers the following in support of the events:
- Leases Available Starting September 1st
- Minimal space rental fees ($1/first six months)
- Financial assistance available (including $1/month rents and subsidized build-out costs) for permanent café operators
- Exclusive vendor rights for specific retail category (e.g. hardware and home improvement retailers)
- Active promotion of the partnership
- Infrastructure support (electricity, restrooms, fencing) for location on the St. Elizabeths East campus
St Elizabeths East presents an exciting opportunity to create an Innovation Hub that brings together residents, universities, businesses and technology-focused enterprises to cultivate globally-significant economic development. For the St. Elizabeths East campus, the District is currently developing a multipurpose interim Gateway Pavilion that will provide space for community events, including fresh food markets and food trucks, numerous vendors and community events. The District is seeking pop-up retailers to locate at the St. Elizabeths East campus. Pop-up retail provides a great opportunity for a wide range of retailers and products. Visit www.stelizabethseast.com to learn more about the city’s vision and master plan.