Crowdfunding Platform Fundrise Making a Big Splash in DC Market

Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise is making a big splash in the DC multifamily market with a major new partnership. The JV between Fundrise-affiliate RSE Capital and DC-based Insight Property Group plans to invest $200M annually in DC-area real estate, largely acquiring value-add properties for repositioning. Ben Miller, above, started Fundrise in 2011 as an online crowdfunding platform…

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In Hill East, a multipronged project takes shape on a shuttered school’s grounds

A team of developers has finalized plans to redevelop a shuttered Hill East school property into a community of 82 homes. Federal Capital Partners and Insight Property Group recently acquired the 2.1-acre Buchanan School property at 1325 D St. SE for roughly $21 million from the International Graduate University of Washington, D.C. — an apparently…

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Federal Capital Partners and Insight Property Group Complete Acquisition of Buchanan School in Washington, DC; Sell Condo Parcel to Ditto Residential

Top Tier All-Local Team Prepares to Move Ahead with Master Plan in 2016

Federal Capital Partners® (FCP) and Insight Property Group (Insight) announce the $21 million acquisition of the Buchanan School property at 1325 D Street, SE in the Capitol Hill submarket of Washington, DC. The property will be re-developed in three phases that will include as many as 41 row houses and 41 condominiums. The venture partners, upon their acquisition of the property, sold the condominium parcel to Ditto Residential (Ditto), a local developer with a reputation for designing architecturally significant residential spaces. Throughout 2015, FCP and Insight held a series of community meetings to refine the plans for the property and to complete the entitlement process, receiving Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) approval in July of 2015.

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Insight Property Group Recognized by Delta Associates Awards for Excellence

Insight Property Group was recognized by Delta Associates at the 19th Annual Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Awards for Excellence on October 8, 2015 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

The Shelby, developed and owned by Insight Property Group, won the 2015 Award for Excellence for Best Washington/Baltimore Interior Design for The Shelby – a mid-rise luxury apartment community located in Alexandria, VA.

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Insight Aims for Fall PUD Application for 160 E Street SE Apartments

Insight Property Group, under contract for the lots that comprise Bowie’s trash (1337 E St. SE) and Signature Collision (1355 E St. SE), hopes to file its application for a planned unit development (PUD) for a new 150- or 160-unit apartment project some time this fall pending ongoing discussions with nearby neighbors and the wider…

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South Alexandria’s Building Boom

It wasn’t long ago that a drive south down Route 1 from Old Town, Alexandria, meant an endless strip of motels, chain restaurants and outdated garden apartments. Then developers realized the neighborhood’s hidden gold mine: people.

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In Case You Missed It: Developer Proposes Downtown Falls Church Mixed-Use Project

Broad & Washington LLC, a venture of Arlington-based Insight Property Group and Reston-based Kiddar Metz, filed an application this week with Falls Church City for the redevelopment of their 3-acre downtown Falls Church property encompassing 100 N. Washington St., 127 E. Broad St., and 130 E. Broad St. The proposed development is located on the…

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