Hillcrest / Skyland



NESTLED BETWEEN TWO REGIONAL COMMUTER ROUTES, Hillcrest/Skyland’s easy access to Suitland Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue is a hidden gem. Residents can take the bus, train, car,
and bike travel to work options and have created a neighborhood- scale enclave around Skyland Town Center. With next phases of development scheduled for grand opening in the next few years, new development opportunities here will not remain a secret much longer.

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Neighborhood Features

Skyland Town Center

With the help of public and private financing sources including an $18.75 million TIF, redevelopment of the former Skyland Shopping Center will transform four city blocks into a vibrant, mixed-use hub:

  • Block 1 will bring a four-story, 131,300 SF medical office building and six-level garage.
  • Block 2 (2021 delivery) houses the Crest at Skyland (263 units & 84,000 SF of net rentable retail), as well as new road infrastructure.
  • Block 3 (2022 delivery) will consist of three one-story buildings offering 42,390 SF of retail, including Lidl and Starbucks.
  • Block 4 will become a five-story multifamily building with 252 apartments (including senior units) with up to 8,500 SF of retail, plus below-grade parkin

Grocery Offerings

  • At 29,000 SF, DC’s first-ever
    Lidl grocery store, opening in 2022, will anchor Block 3 as part of Skyland’s second phase.
  • Across the street, 98,000 SF shopping center Good Hope Marketplace is anchored by Safeway grocery store (56,000 SF).

New & Coming Soon

  • &Pizza
  • Chase Bank
  • CVS
  • Like That Barbershop
  • Maizal South American Street Food
  • Mezeh Mediterranean Grill
  • Roaming Rooster
  • Skyland Nails & Spa
  • Starbucks Drive-Thru
  • Tropical Smoothie Café

Top Local Industries

2,448 Total Area Employment

  • Health Care &
    Social Assistance: 48%
  • Professional, Scientific & Technical Services: 13%
  • Retail Trade: 12%