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Clark Builders Group Selected to Build Apartment and Retail Project in Northwest DC

77 H Street, NW to Feature First-of-its-Kind Urban Walmart Grocer
March 12, 2012

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, March 8, The JBG Companies awarded Clark Builders Group the contract for 77H, a mixed-use apartment building located at 77 H Street, NW in Washington, DC. The project will feature four floors of apartments in addition to an 80,000 square-foot urban Walmart with grocery and pharmacy, the first in the city and one of the first ever mixed-use concepts for the chain, as well as in-line retail shops on the first floor of the building atop two levels of below-ground parking.

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"We believe this is an excellent plan with a great design that will bring new living and shopping opportunities to the community," said Dean Cinkala, partner at JBG. "Turning a parking lot into an attractive mixed-use development makes a welcome contribution to the city and further strengthens this urban corridor."

JBG selected Clark Builders Group (CBG) as the general contractor of this pedestrian-friendly apartment community in late 2011. CBG will work with architects Mushinsky Voelzke Associates (MV+A) and The Preston Partnership, LLC to deliver the project. Once complete, 77H will feature 303 apartments atop more than 90,000 GSF of retail space. The project's amenities will include a rooftop pool and deck, two outdoor courtyards, resident lounge, two-level fitness center, and an underground parking garage.

"The integration of Walmart as the anchor in this mixed-use development differentiates this project and creates a unique opportunity for CBG," said Keith Anderson, President of Clark Builders Group. "While we have significant experience with mixed-use projects, this community is something new that we are excited to be a part of."

Situated in the heart of DC, 77H is adjacent to Union Station and just steps away from Capitol Hill. Central to not one but four thriving neighborhoods, H Street, NE, Gallery Place, Mount Vernon Triangle and NOMA, 77H is ideally located. 77H is expected to reach completion in February 2014.

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About Clark Builders Group

As one of the largest multifamily builders in the nation, Clark Builders Group (CBG) is one of the nation's premier builders of luxury apartments, military family housing, and mixed-use communities. CBG has constructed more than 60,000 homes since its founding in 1992 and boasts an extensive portfolio of nationally acclaimed, award-winning communities on both coasts. CBG is an affiliate of the Clark Construction Group, one of the nation's oldest and largest private general contractors. For more information, visit www.clarkbuildersgroup.com.