UIP buys former Watergate stakeout for residential development

  • Urban Investment Planning bought the old George Washington University dorm building to develop into a mixed-use building named Boathouse.
  • Developers will add 40,000 square feet of new space to create a total of 250 apartment units, an amenity deck and a ground level coffee shop.

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Inman Connect New York | January 29 - February 1, 2019

History and political buffs may be in store for their ideal place to live. The building that once housed a Howard Johnson hotel and was used as a stakeout location for the Watergate scandal — owned by George Washington University in recent years — will now get a new lease on life as an apartment complex.