DC Development Report

Sector: Quality of Life

Since 2001, more than 21 million sq. ft. of education, medical, and community space has been built or modernized in DC, with an additional 1.8 million sq. ft. currently under construction.

Total College Enrollment (1)

DC Public School Enrollment (2)

Recreation Centers (3)

Public Libraries (4)

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Top Quality of Life Projects Completed (3Q 2017 – August 2018)

 ProjectWardLocationDeveloper(s)Quality of Life SFEst. Value ($M) (1)Delivery
1Howard Plaza Towers (East)
12251 Sherman Ave., NW
Howard University / Corvias
260,000
$36Q2 18
2Howard Plaza Towers (West)12251 Sherman Ave., NWHoward University / Corvias260,000$36Q3 17
3Duke Ellington School of the Arts23500 R St., NWDC Public Schools / Department of General Services258,072$179Q3 17
4Ron Brown College Preparatory High School
74800 Meade St., NE
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
180,000
$50Q3 17
5Parks at Walter Reed (Delano Hall)
41400 Main Dr., NW
DC International School / DMPED
170,000$50Q3 17
6Bancroft Elementary School
11755 Newton St., NW
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services146,000
$76Q3 18
7Marie Reed Elementary School12201 18th St., NWDC Public Schools / Department of General Services140,000$62Q3 17
8Murch Elementary School
34810 36th St., NW
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
112,700
$83Q3 18
9Corcoran Gallery of Art
2500 17th St., NW
George Washington University
100,000
$80Q3 18
10Watkins Elementary School Modernization
6420 12th St., SE
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
70,826
$44Q3 17
1) may include non-quality of life components ($ in millions)

Top Quality of Life Projects Under Construction (August 2018)

 ProjectWardLocationDeveloper(s)Quality of Life SFEst. Value ($M) (1)Delivery
114000 Connecticut Avenue
34000 Connecticut Ave., NW
Whittle School & Studios / The 601 W Companies
620,000
$185
Q3 19
12Martin Luther King Jr. Library29th & G Sts., NWDC Public Library / Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners400,000
$2082020
13Calvin Coolidge Senior High School
46315 5th St., NW
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
286,300
$163
Q3 19
14Kimball Elementary School
73375 Minnesota Ave., SE
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
83,400
$51
Q3 19
15Beacon Center46100 Georgia Ave., NWThe Community Builders / Emory United Methodist Church58,000$43Q4 18
16Thaddeus Stevens School
2
1050 21st St., NW
Akridge / Argos Group / DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
40,000
$20
Q3 20
17Early Childhood Academy Public Charter School
8
885 Barnaby St., SE
Menkiti Group / TenSquare
38,000
$19Q3 19
18The Conway Center
7
4430 Benning Rd., NE
SOME
37,700
$90
Q4 18
19Hyde-Addison Elementary School Addition
23246 P St., NW
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
30,100
$34Q3 19
20Capitol View Library
75001 Central Ave., SE
DC Public Library
20,000
$8Q4 18
1) may include non-quality of life components ($ in millions)

Top Quality of Life Projects in the Pipeline

 ProjectWardLocationDeveloper(s)Quality of Life SFEst. Value ($M) (1)Delivery (2)
21McMillan Sand Filtration Site5North Capitol St. & Michigan Ave., NWVision McMillan Partners1,017,500$720
22Georgetown University Hospital Pavilion23800 Reservoir Rd., NWGeorgetown University497,000$5602022
23Children's National Health Research Center46825 16th St., NWChildren's National Medical Center400,000$2502020
24The Parks at Walter Reed
46800 Georgia Ave., NW
Urban Atlantic / Hines / Triden Development
336,000
$1,000
25Saint Elizabeths East (New Hospital)
8Saint Elizabeths East Campus
DC Government
322,000
$300
2023
26Eaton Elementary School Modernization
33301 Lowell St., NW
DC Public Schools / Department of General Services
52,560
$552022
27Bread for the City
817th & Good Hope Rd., SE
Bread for the City
30,000$20
28Southwest Library6900 Wesley Pl., SWDC Public Library20,792
$182020
29RFK Stadium Campus (Phase I)
7RFK Stadium Campus (North)
Events DC
$322019
30Anacostia Crossing - 11th Street Bridge Park
811th St. Bridge
DDOT / Building Bridges Across the River / 11th Street Bridge Park
$622023
1) may include non-quality of life components ($ in millions)

2) delivery date may reflect phase I delivery or final phase delivery

1. DC schools belonging to the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, NYU Washington, DC and University of California’s Washington Center. 2. DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2017–18 School Year General Education Enrollment Audit Data & Overview (public and public charter schools) 3. Open Data DC, DC Department of Parks and Recreation. Data accessed 11/9/2018.4. DC Public Library. F = Forecast based on targeted delivery dates of projects under construction as of August 2018 (WDCEP does not forecast groundbreakings).