Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Friday, October 28, 2011

More on the Metropolitan DC real estate market

In the last couple days, two major regional property owners (which happen to be real estate investment trusts) have announced lower earnings. See "Washington Real Estate Investment Trust reports weaker earnings" from the Washington Business Journal and "COPT earnings down 48 percent on economic woes" from the Baltimore Business Journal. COPT is a major landlord for the federal government.

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