Columbia Heights has been the focal point of so many urban revitalization projects over the past decade that the neighborhood barely resembles its former self. Even though it has now become one of Washington, D.C.’s most popular neighborhoods for those who want a bustling, transit-friendly place to live, it has seen so much growth in the past few years.
Usually the two Maryland suburbs that get the most attention are Bethesda and Takoma Park, but there’s a growing momentum for Kensington, Md. that we should all keep an eye on. MRIS data show this neighborhood is starting to see a greater amount of activity in its hyper-local real estate market.
Now that Reston has a Silver Line Metro stop in full operation and they’re starting to firm up the plans for retail options around the station—with the announcement of a Founding Farmers restaurant coming next year and pop-up stalls now open for the holiday season—it seems worthwhile to check in on how real estate is doing over there. Turns out, Reston is a hub of activity.
Congress Heights, one of three zip codes east of the Anacostia River, is looking like it could be a serious contender for turning into a coveted place to own a home in The District. Development and anticipated growth of governmental presence in the area are just the icing on the cake for this thriving area.
The highly popular neighborhood of Logan Circle has been having a heyday for the past few years with surging prices and plummeting days on market, but the numbers for the past few months could show early signs of a slowdown.