News continues to pick up:
· Linda Cropp appears to be backpedaling, and now says she supports
the Mayor's baseball stadium
financing plan but wants to "explore" private financing options.
· Demolition continues at Capper/Carrollsburg
between 4th and 5th Streets. The section south of L is about 70% demolished, and work began today on the section north of L Street. A worker told me that the demolition phase is expected to last about 90 days, and will also include demolishing the buildings on the southwest corner of 3rd and L. (I presume this is to help clear the way for construction of 250 M Street, but I don't know for sure.)
· A Lerner Enterprises
new press release
included a tidbit that construction of 20 M Street SE
will start in Spring, 2005. There didn't seem to be any hint of it in a recent WBJ article
on the area, so I'm a bit skeptical, but we'll see. Maybe the pending arrival of the baseball stadium has jump-started their market.