The Germantown Wegmans was once perceived as a threat, The Washington Business Journal reports.
Harris Teeter is coming to Clarksburg, several news outlets have reported. But two years ago, developers were ambivalent about building a Harris Teeter in Clarksburg, for fear that the Wegmans proposed for Germantown would siphon too many Clarksburg shoppers. Citing comments from old newspaper accounts, The Washington Business Journal reported that in 2010 developers said they’d call off plans to build a Harris Teeter in Clarksburg if a Wegmans were allowed to anchor at The Shops at Seneca Medaows in Germantown. The article pointed to comments made by a Clarksburg developer two years ago in The Gazette: “Kathryn Kubit of Elm Street Development in McLean, Va., project manager for the planned Clarksburg Village development, wrote to the …
Construction on the Crown development officially started at Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Friday, October 12, 2012
Already set to feature a Harris Teeter and an LA Fitness, Downtown Crown will also include six restaurants as part of the shopping area's retail dining corridor, according to officials for the development. JBG Rosenfeld Retail principal Krista Di Iaconi told Patch the group is "excited about the eclectic mix [of restuarants] we have signed on." JBGR is responsible for filling 260,000 square feet of retail space in Downtown Crown. At Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony, Di Iaconi said the following restaurants are officially part of Downtown Crown: "We are excited to be attracting new and interesting options to Downtown Crown," Di Iaconi said in her remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony. "Our prime location adjacent to established …