Archive for June, 2008

Council of Governments Awards NoMa’s XM Radio For “Commuter Connections”

Washington, D.C., June 27, 2008… XM Satellite Radio, one of the first businesses to locate in the District of Columbia’s emerging NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood, was one of three metropolitan area businesses honored by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ (COG) Commuter Connections program, operated by COG’s National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.The […]

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Point Carbon, DHS Lease 44,660 SF At Capitol Plaza I in DC’s NoMa Neighborhood

Washington, D.C., June 25, 2008… A private-sector environmental firm and a Federal government agency have leased a total of 44,660 square feet at the Capitol Plaza I building, located at 1200 1st Street, N.E. in Washington D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood, just one block from the New York Avenue Metro station.Point Carbon, based in Oslo, Norway, has […]

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Dana Chieco Joins NoMa BID As Planning and Program Manager

Washington, D.C., June 23, 2008… Ms. Dana Chieco has joined the NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District (BID) as Planning and Program Manager. Her responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of infrastructure and public space planning and implementation for the BID, including transportation, streetscape, sustainable design, public art, and parks. Ms. Chieco joins the […]

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Au Bon Pain Leases in DC’s NoMa Neighborhood

Washington, D.C., June 23, 2008… The NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District (BID) in Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce the neighborhood’s latest restaurant lease, Au Bon Pain. Au Bon Pain will open in the spring of 2009 in a 2,734-square-foot space within the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel now under construction at […]

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NoMa BID Honors Mayor Fenty, Covenant House, Council Members

Washington, D.C., June 19, 2008…At its second annual meeting, the NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District (BID) of Washington, D.C. honored Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and four other partners who have significantly contributed to the quality of the life in the fast-growing BID: Mayor Fenty received accolades for his leadership and his support […]

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Bike Trail Through D.C.’s NoMa Neighborhood Takes Steps Toward Completion

Washington, D.C., June 9, 2008… The emerging NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood of Washington, D.C. will soon be one of the city’s most bicycle-friendly destinations, with the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) linking bikers to the New York Avenue Metrorail station, the National Mall, and north to Takoma Park, Maryland.Completion of the seven-mile section of […]

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Five Guys Burgers and Fries Leases in NoMa

Washington, D.C., June 4, 2008… Five Guys, the popular homegrown restaurant that serves quality burgers and fries, will open this summer in the NoMa (north of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It will join Pound Coffee, Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli, and Sister’s Pizza & Mussels in a retail building just outside the New York Avenue […]

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