Capitol Riverfront

DC’s businesses and residents are shaping a new community in one of the largest riverfront redevelopment districts in the United States.

Located just five blocks south of the U.S. Capitol, the Capitol Riverfront offers a waterfront setting with a distinct maritime heritage, multi-modal accessibility, nationally-recognized parks, and vibrant retail.

A Growing Neighborhood

In 2017, the neighborhood delivered 130,000 SF of new retail space and 1,607 residential units. At the end of 2017, there were ten apartment buildings, five condo buildings, three office buildings, and 197,000 SF of retail under construction.

Retail Anchors

As of December 2017, there were 464,000 SF of existing retail & restaurants, including Harris Teeter and Vida Fitness. Twenty-one new retailers opened in 2017 including award-winning local restaurants The Salt Line and District Winery, and boutique fitness storefronts Orangetheroy Fitness and Solidcore. A new 35,000 SF Whole Foods Market will also open in 2018.

Diversifying Office Tenants

In 2018, the National Association of Broadcasters will open their new offices at One M, cementing the new wave of non-profits and associations moving into the neighborhood. In 2017, the African Wildlife Foundation, Pxyera Global, and the Credit Union National Association all chose to locate their headquarters in Capitol Riverfront.

Entertainment Destination

Home the Washington Nationals and D.C. United professional soccer club’s new stadium, Audi Field, Capitol Riverfront welcomed 2.9 million visitors and hosted 365 community events in 2017.

34,000 / 8,000

Employees / residents in the Capitol Riverfront


Population growth within 0.5 miles (2010–2017)

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.