Union Market

Savor the diversity and energy of the historic Union Market district. Here, a wide variety of multicultural and socio-economic groups converge in the spirit of creativity, entrepreneurship, and love of food.

Union Market is quickly returning to its roots as a powerful economic engine, a culinary destination, a place for launching and scaling businesses, and in the process, transforming the flourishing, creative urban fabric of DC.

Development Underway Anchored by a Trader Joe’s

The Edison (188 apartments & 27,410 SF of retail) and 1270 4th Street NE (432 apartments & 29,000 SF of retail) are both under construction and will be anchored by a 15,000 SF Trader Joe’s (fall 2017 opening) and a 20,000 SF Latin marketplace concept by Chef Garces, respectively.

Gallaudet University 6th Street Development Project

As part of its 2022 Campus Plan, Gallaudet University is planning for 1.5 million SF of mixed-use development on four parcels along 6th Street, NE including 135,000 SF of retail and 1,800 residential units, along with education and office uses.


Population growth within 0.5 miles (2010–2016)

Development Pipeline

Various parcels already have development plans: Highline at Union Market (317 apartments & 9,000 SF of retail), Market Terminal (1,110 residential units, 339,000 SF of office & 53,000 SF of retail), 1300 4th Street (150 residential units & 11,000 SF of retail), 5th and Morse Street (280 residential units & 20,000 SF or retail), and 400 Florida Avenue (150 hotel rooms, 110 residential units & 2,200 SF or retail).


Years Union Market has been the historic food hub for Washington, DC

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