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Why Trinidad offers great value for DC’s young professionals

Walkable neighborhoods, good food and more are big draws for young residents
  • Trinidad has seen a major uptick in sales due to the influx of millennials and the area's affordability
  • Public transportation and bike-sharing amenities are within easy access an growing in the region
  • The Trinidad area is increasingly desirable for investors as well

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Standing on the corner of Trinidad and Florida Avenues, it’s easy to see that big changes are happening in Trinidad. Over the past five years, this area has seen a 50 percent increase in sales. Here’s why: For D.C.’s young professionals looking for a better value equation, Trinidad offers this compared to other parts of the city. The new 30-somethings want accessible transportation and walkable neighborhoods. They want to be sure they can get to work quickly. Two Capital Bikeshare stations, one on Neal Street and Trinidad Avenue Northeast and one on Bladensburg and Benning Roads Northeast provide this. Most Trinidad neighborhoods are a short walk on wide tree-lined streets to the NoMa Gallaudet metro station, and the area is serviced by many bus lines including D4, D8, D3, X2, X3 and X8. Trinidad boarders the H Street Corridor, which is expecting a 2016 opening of the D.C. Streetcar. What else do millennials want? They want good food and a healthy lifest...