New high-end apartments in Southwest D.C. slated for 2019

July 19, 2017
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The Washington Post
By Michele Lerner
July 18, 2017 at 5:30 AM

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The 14-story apartment building at the Portals V in Southwest Washington will have 373 units. (Republic Properties Corp.)

The Portals project, which has transformed a former industrial area into a development including the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and three office buildings in Southwest Washington, is entering its final phase with the beginning of construction on the $220 million Portals V residential building.

The Portals V Residential building is near where the 14th Street bridge over the Potomac River enters the District. Some of the residences and the roof terrace will have views of the Potomac, the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin and the U.S. Capitol.

Portals V will include 373 apartments ranging from 500 to 3,400 square feet, many with balconies and terraces. WDG is executive architect of the residential building in association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The top four floors will have larger units designed with private direct elevator access.

Planned building amenities include a sky-terrace level with multiple living and meeting rooms surrounded by walls of glass, an infinity edge swimming pool, fire pits, barbecue stations and both indoor and outdoor seating areas.

The rooftop deck also will have a 1,100-foot-long continuous walkway around the building for 360-degree views. A fifth-floor courtyard will also have views of the river. Other amenities will include a fitness center, dog-grooming rooms, an enclosed garden and interior lounges and meeting rooms.

The building is expected to be completed in summer 2019. Rents are anticipated to range from the low $2,000s to the mid $6,000s per month.

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