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Brentwood Apartment Construction Underway

A Brentwood apartment project will transform a section of Route 1. Construction is underway at Studio 3807, located kitty-cornered from the volunteer fire department on Rhode Island Avenue, with apartments slated to be available to rent in spring of 2018. The … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Wire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This month, the Hyattsville Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary. In May of 2012, we started this website because we felt communities along Route 1 weren’t being covered well, especially online, where coverage tended to focus on politics and crime. We wanted … Continue reading

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College Park Named Top Rental Investment

College Park rentals are a good investment, according to an analysis by Redfin. The online real estate services firm studied college towns associated with the 310 schools listed in the most recent U.S. News & World Report national ranking. They … Continue reading

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How the University of Maryland Is Driving Development

The University of Maryland has become a prime mover in the Route 1 renaissance. In the past few years, the administration has become focused on turning College Park into one of the nation’s premier college towns with new high-end student housing, a $115 million … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Draws Attention to Route 1

The new Whole Foods has already had an effect on Route 1. The opening of the grocery store chain at Riverdale Park Station has received a ton of attention from Washington-area media. The Washington Post wrote more than one story. Business-oriented publications like … Continue reading

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Apartments Proposed for College Park Metro

The College Park Metro station could get apartments and shops soon. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is seeking public comments on a proposal for two buildings with 430 apartments and ground-floor retail on the site of a five-acre parking lot. … Continue reading

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Is Hyattsville Becoming ‘Surban’?

Hyattsville is not urban or suburban, it’s becoming “surban.” A recent article in the Washington Post quoted a real estate consultant describing some new projects in Prince George’s County using this term. The Town Center development includes restaurants, shops and bars, … Continue reading

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Apartments, Shops Planned for Route 1

Another apartment and retail development is planned for Route 1 in Hyattsville. The Rail Yard Apartments will include a 260-unit apartment building with 33,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along Route 1 across from the Shoppes at Arts District, according to Bisnow. … Continue reading

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Whole Foods to Open April 12

The Riverdale Park Whole Foods will open on Wednesday, April 12. The long-awaited grocery store will hold a “bread-breaking ceremony” at 8:45 a.m. to inaugurate its new 40,000-square-foot addition. There will be various product demonstrations and special deals on the first … Continue reading

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Townhomes Coming to West Hyattsville

The area around the West Hyattsville Metro station is getting a new development. The city appears on track to approve a new mixed-use development on Ager Road that will include 183 townhomes, 300 apartments, 9,000 square feet of retail and … Continue reading

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