Why Capitol Riverfront

Become part of DC’s fastest growing neighborhood.

Join CBS Radio, National Association of Broadcasters, Alion, National Labor Relations Board, Bureau of Land Management, Lockheed Martin, Mercury Public Affairs, and more in the Capitol Riverfront.

Established office market, high-quality Class A buildings, and room to grow – Once home primarily to GSA tenants and contractors, the Capitol Riverfront is attracting a new wave of office tenants including  media, associations, and non-profit companies. CBS Radio, National Association of Broadcasters, and The Trust for Public Land have all signed leases in the Capitol Riverfront in the last year. Today, the Capitol Riverfront’s office market is home to a healthy mix of Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and government agencies. 

  • 34,000 daytime employees
  • 6.2 M SF office space
  • Build-to-suit opportunities

Accessible & Connected – The Capitol Riverfront is easily accessible via Metro, highway, bus, bike, or by foot. Flanked by I-295 and I-395, office workers driving in from Virginia and Maryland can quickly get to work without entering city traffic. The Green, Blue, Orange, and Silver Metro lines all service the neighborhood. A Circulator bus runs between Union Station and the Capitol Riverfront on ten minute headways, and 20% of the Capitol Riverfront workforce walks or bikes to work.

  • 5 blocks from the US Capitol
  • 10 minute drive  to DCA or Union Station
  • 4 Metro Lines (Green, Orange, Blues, Silver)
  • 91 Walk Score
  • Views of the US Capitol and the Anacostia river 

Attract and retain top talent – 72% of Capitol Riverfront residents are millennials who want to live, work, and play on Metro’s Green Line. From the Navy Yard-Ballpark metro station in the Capitol Riverfront, residents and employees can connect to hip District neighborhoods including Shaw, U Street, and Columbia Heights on the Green Line. From 2000-2010, more millennials chose to live near a Green Line Metro station than near the Red and Orange line stations combined.

  • 10,000 residents are expected to live in the Capitol Riverfront by 2018
  • 72% of Capitol Riverfront residents are between the ages of 18-34

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