Donohoe, Carr Cos. Aim To Revitalize Friendship Heights With New 18-Story Development

The posh Maryland-D.C. border neighborhood of Friendship Heights has suffered from the demise of traditional retail, with multiple department stores closing and a shopping mall going through foreclosure, but the developers behind a new project aim to reverse that trend.
Donohoe Cos. Senior Vice President Jad Donohoe tells Bisnow that the company’s new mixed-use project at 5500 Wisconsin Ave., in partnership with Carr Cos., is an effort to bring a more modern style of retail to the neighborhood.
The project, first reported by UrbanTurf, is planned for an 18-story tower with 380 apartments and 15K SF of retail. It would replace a 45K SF retail structure, built in…

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