Redeveloping Walter Reed

Guest Host:

Mark McDonald
Redeveloping Walter Reed

A proposal called "The Parks at Walter Reed" won the bid to redevelop the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in D.C. into a 3 million-square-foot town center project. We explore the proposal and what it means for the neighborhood and the District.

A proposal called "The Parks at Walter Reed" won the bid to redevelop the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in D.C. into a 3 million-square-foot town center project. The plans from developers Hines Interests of Houston include residential units, retail, 20 acres of open space, and a Hyatt hotel and conference center, along with a commerce and science center operated by George Washington University and MIT. We explore the proposal and what it means for the neighborhood and the District.

Guests

Muriel Bowser

Democratic Candidate, Mayor of the District of Columbia; Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 4); Chair, Committee on Economic Development

Victor Hoskins

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, District of Columbia

Michael Neibauer

Reporter, Washington Business Journal

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