Archive for January, 2015

Capital Bay: REI will open D.C. flagship location at Uline Arena in NoMa

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Outdoors retailer REI will open a flagship store inside Uline Arena, the building in D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood where the Beatles played their first concert in the United States. According to a story in The Washington Post, REI’s 51,000-square-foot store will open in late 2016 and will be the company’s first location inside […]

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Hill Now: A First Look at How REI Will Transform Uline Arena

Inside Uline Arena, artifacts of the building’s varied history abound. Old, orange stadium seats show where spectators watched concerts. Wooden panels used to convert the hall into a basketball court are stacked on the dirt-covered floor. And plumbing used to create an ice rink can be spotted through a hole. All this is according to […]

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Washington Business Journal: Level 2 envisions bringing flavor of New York’s Meatpacking District to Union Market area

Level 2 Development is planning to develop a 315-unit mixed-use apartment project near Union Market that it hopes will pay homage to New York’s Meatpacking District at a gateway site leading into the District’s NoMa neighborhood. Level 2, which is also a part of the team working with Edens to remake the 45-acre Union Market, […]

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Washington Business Journal: For REI, Washington — and Uline Arena — a no-brainer

Plaid-clad outdoorsy types galore gathered Wednesday night to hear more about what would inevitably become their new mecca: the 52,000-square-foot REI flagship the company has planned for D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. The REI store that will be located in the historic Uline Arena building on Third Street NE is the culmination of years of work to […]

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District Source: 315 Unit Mixed-use Apartment Plans Advance Near Union Market

Level 2 Development filed a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Application with the Zoning Commission this week for a proposed 315-unit apartment building with 8,472 square feet of retail at 320 Florida Ave. NE, steps from Union Market and the NoMa Metro on the current site of a Burger King. The project, dubbed The Highline at Union Market, is a joint venture […]

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DCist: REI To Open Flagship Store At NoMa’s Uline Building

After revealing plans to open a 52,000-square-foot flagship store in NoMa’s Uline building, the outdoor gear chain REI was ready to make friends with its soon-to-be neighbors. At a reception in Union Market’s Bidwell restaurant last night, REI executives, corporate employees, and store members mingled with local small business leaders and environmental nonprofit representatives. The […]

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PoPville: Jackpot! Late 2016 – REI Flagship taking 51,000 Square Feet of renovated Uline Arena in NoMa

From a press release: “Today, lovers of the outdoors learned that the country’s largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), will open its fifthflagship store in late 2016 at the site chosen by President Eisenhower for his inaugural ball and by the Beatles for their first concert in the U.S. The […]

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PoPville: More Big NoMa News – Check out a rendering for the Highline at Union Market hoping to come in late 2018

“Level 2 Development, LLC (Level 2) filed a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Application with the Zoning Commission for their latest project, The Highline at Union Market, a 315 unit mixed-use apartment building with 8,472 square feet of retail at the front steps to the burgeoning Union Market district in Washington, DC. Located one block from […]

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DC Curbed: Do You Love or Hate This Union Market Project’s Redesign?

This Union Market project is massive, and because of that, it’s going to get a massive amount of feedback from the public on whether or not the project’s redesigns are good or garbage. The plans for the 11-story development are for it to be built on 1270 4th Street, NE with 40,000-square-feet of retail space […]

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Washington Business Journal: For REI, Washington – and Uline Arena – a no-brainer (Video)

Plaid-clad outdoorsy types galore gathered Wednesday night to hear more about what would inevitably become their new mecca: the 52,000-square-foot REI flagship the company has planned for D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. The REI store that will be located in the historic Uline Arena building on Third Street NE is the culmination of years of work to […]

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