A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Large Swath of the Florida Avenue Market for Sale

Image from the listing

Reader Matt Ashburn alerted me to the fact that 300 Morse is for sale. This is actually a huge building that houses several businesses. These businesses include (non-exhaustive list) a couple of butcher shops, two places that specialize in West African ingredients, a tofu manufacturer, a produce vendor, a bakery, a shop that sells (among other things) Latin cheeses, and dried chillies.


All told, told, it's 98,000 sqft of warehouse space on 3.34 acres. The land is zoned light industrial. We could be looking at some very big changes in the area. I see multiple owners listed in the tax database for that address, but the name that pops up most frequently is SANG OH & COMPANY INC. That's Sang Oh Choi of Sam Wang Produce, and the original New Town proposal. He is also partnering with Edens on the Gateway Market Center project coming to the old US Beef parcel on Florida Avenue.


Anonymous Jay Jay Whittington said...

Condos coming to Jimmy's Tire!!!


Apr 24, 2014, 2:50:00 PM

Anonymous 4th and G said...

Pretty soon, you won't recognize the place. We promise!

Apr 24, 2014, 3:56:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

^ bahahaha that sign was up forever!

Apr 24, 2014, 7:10:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

They also sell crates of mangos for $5.

Apr 24, 2014, 10:53:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The lot includes the inexpensive and awesome little Korean restaurant that people visiting the NEW Union Market seem too intimidated to try...

Apr 26, 2014, 3:47:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why would they care, they have plenty of other options in Annanndale to choose from.

Apr 26, 2014, 9:52:00 AM

Blogger Mari said...

Is that whole thing Units 10-15? I notice that sometimes (not always) real estate sites claim more space on the map than is actually for sale. Tang Enterprises and the LIOU Family LLC own units 10 to 15A

Apr 28, 2014, 12:28:00 PM

Blogger B said...

South of Florida, Central Armature Works is also looking to sell and redevelop - essentially the entire block between 3rd and the tracks, M to N/Fl.

Apr 29, 2014, 10:26:00 AM


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