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Bowser Administration To Kickoff Annual March Madness

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Event Will Preview New and Upcoming Development Projects

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Friday, March 24, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) Brian Kenner, and Administration officials to host the third annual March Madness, a special preview of new and upcoming development projects to provide more quality affordable housing, inclusive economic growth, support for small businesses, and job opportunities for all DC residents.

Since the launch of March Madness, several large-scale and multi-use projects were opened for development such as: Truxton Circle (Ward 5), Waterfront Station (Ward 6), Capitol Vista (Ward 6), Parcel 42 (Ward 6), and the Anacostia Gateway (Ward 8). DMPED also signed an agreement for the revitalization of Hill East (Ward 7) that will create permanent jobs, expand affordable housing options, and add vibrancy to the neighborhood.


Mayor Muriel Bowser
Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner, Planning and Economic Development
Deputy Mayor, Jennifer Niles, Education
Ana Harvey, Director, Department of Small and Local Business Development
Greer Gillis, Director, Department of General Services
Keith Anderson, Director, Department of Parks and Recreation
Polly Donaldson, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development
Judah Gluckman, Deputy Director, Public-Private Partnerships
Tanya Stern, Deputy Director, Planning, Engagement and Design
Sarosh Olpadwala, Real Estate Director, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development


Friday, March 24, at 9:30 am
Mayor Bowser will deliver remarks at 11 am


Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
(Concourse Level – Amphitheatre)
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
*Closest Metros: Metro Center and Federal Triangle Metro Stations*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live.