Does D.C. need to protect industrial land from redevelopment? It’s the latest comprehensive plan controversy.

May 4, 2021Publications / Mentions
Washington Business Journal

Washington D.C. neighborhood, Ivy City, has evolved from an industrial past to a set of pricey loft apartments. The area's transformation has long been seen as a great victory by many city officials. Some District leaders are now wondering whether they want to continue encouraging the wholesale transformation of formerly industrial areas. 

Goulston and Storrs, real estate and land-use attorney, Jeff Utz, commented, "there are opportunities that can be unlocked in these areas, if they're allowed to be unlocked, especially around affordable housing". 

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