News &
Press

We’re Doing Great Things.

Read about Monument Realty’s latest projects, investments, and happenings.

New High-Rise Apartments And Shopping Planned for 900 Fleet Street

If you’ve traveled to Harbor East within the last year, you may have noticed lots of ongoing construction—now add to the list the erection of a new luxury apartment building at 900 Fleet Street.

Apartment Building Proposed For Little Italy, Fueling Residential Building Trend

The Washington, D.C.-based developer of a downtown apartment building has proposed another building on the border of Little Italy, fueling the residential building boom around Baltimore’s harbor.

Take a Glimpse Inside the Modern 225 North Calvert Street Apartments

It has a modern lobby, upscale apartment units and a club lounge on the top floor with a pool and sweeping views of downtown and City Hall's distinctive dome.

Exclusive: Monument Realty plans $100M apartment tower in Harbor East

A new 350-unit apartment tower is set to break ground the 900 block of Fleet Street early next year and will replace a Verizon industrial complex, developer Monument Realty officials said Monday.

Pop-Up Hotel to Operate Out of Upscale Baltimore Apartment Building

The developer of a new apartment building in downtown Baltimore has partnered with a hotel start-up to offer some of the units as hotel rooms as it seeks tenants in the city’s competitive apartment market.

WhyHotel — A Pop-Up Hotel — to Operate Out of New 225 North Calvert Street Apartments

A unique "pop-up" hotel is going to fill empty apartments at 225 N. Calvert St. as the redevelopment of the former Bank of America office space begins to lease up.

Monument Realty’s Retail Arm Buys into P Street Near Whole Foods

Monument Retail has bought the building next to the P Street NW Whole Foods Market and will install national retailer Smoothie King there as part of its ongoing push to acquire retail assets.

Developer Q&A: Monument Realty Founder Michael Darby

Our founder, Michael Darby, sat down with Bisnow earlier this week to share details on two new condo development projects in Shaw.

Monument Realty Aiming for a Massive Comeback

The District-based developer has charted an ambitious course for growth amidst a changing landscape in Greater Washington’s commercial real estate industry.

NAB Set to Move to New HQ at One M

In 2018, The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will move to new headquarters being developed by Monument Realty.

Monument Realty Aims for Sale of Golf Course Redevelopment

Monument Realty is nearing the pin with its plans to redevelop the former Montgomery Village Golf Club into a new residential community.

Associations Adopting More Open Offices

Many DC-based associations are moving to open-space offices like the one Monument Realty is building for the National Association of Broadcasters at One M Street.

Monument Realty to Revamp Golf Course with Nearly 500 Homes

Monument Realty hopes to break ground on Bloom Montgomery Village, a former golf club in Montgomery County, by late 2018.

Monument Realty Makes Retail Play on H Street NE

Monument Realty bought a new 2,610-SF, ground-floor retail space in a condominium building in the dynamic and emerging H Street NE neighborhood.

Monument Files Plans for 73K SF Chinatown Office-Retail Project

Monument Realty filed plans with the city to build 63K SF of office space above 10K SF of retail at 615 H St. NW in the heart of Chinatown.

Boeing Moving Defense HQ to DC Area

Boeing Company plans to move its Defense, Space and Security unit to new headquarters developed by Monument Realty in Arlington, Virginia.

New Housing, Retail and Boutique Apartments Coming to Baltimore

Developers are snatching up prime real estate in Baltimore’s central business district, aiming to deliver new apartments, affordable housing and retail to city dwellers.

Monument Realty Debuts Upscale Community Near UMD

Monument Village, a 235-residence luxury community near the University of Maryland, was unveiled in a grand opening ceremony last week.

Abt Associates Signs Lease for 155K SF in Executive Plaza

Monument Realty filled one of its two renovated office buildings at Executive Plaza in one fell swoop, signing Abt Associates to a 155,000 SF lease.

Monument Realty to Build New HQ for NAB Near Nats Park

The National Association of Broadcasters announced it will move its headquarters to a new 11-story office building being developed by Monument Realty.

Monument Realty Reveals New Plans for Shaw Residential Project

Monument Realty’s new plans for its residential project in the red-hot Shaw neighborhood ensure it fits with the area’s history and edgy identity.

Real Estate Professionals See Hope for Vacant Office Buildings

Doug Olson, executive vice president at Monument Realty, announced that Montgomery County’s vacant office space problem is about to subside.

225 N. Calvert Conversion Is Monument’s First Project in Baltimore

Monument Realty’s renovations to turn an 18-story office building in downtown Baltimore into modern apartments began, starting with interior demolition.

Monument Realty Rolls Out Plan for Nats Park-Area Condos

Monument Realty announced plans for a condominium project close to Nationals Park in a prime area of the Capitol Riverfront.

Monument Realty Proposes 133-Unit Residential Project for Chinatown

Monument Realty is proposing an 11-story, 133-unit residential project in DC’s Chinatown that will sit about half a block north of the Verizon Center.

Real Estate Entrepreneur Michael Darby’s Next Venture: the Restaurant Biz

Arlington’s Clarendon neighborhood will soon have a new local restaurant and watering hole that pulls its inspiration from Michael Darby’s roots Down Under—Oz.

Monument Realty to Add Massive Graphics to 225 N. Calvert St.

An eye-catching graphic treatment will be added to Monument Realty’s new project on 225 N. Calvert St., wrapping the parking garage levels.

Monument Realty Acquires 225 N. Calvert for $4 Million

Monument Realty recently acquired 225 N. Calvert, an office building in downtown Baltimore, for $4 million with plans to convert it into apartments.

Monument Realty Breaks Into Retail

The Washington, DC office and residential development stalwart announced its plans to bring its talents into retail development.

Saga Behind DC’s Most Infamous Hole in the Ground Nears a Close

In the summer of 2004, executives from Monument Realty, a high-flying DC real estate developer, sat down at a meeting to decide whether to bet big on Half Street.

Monument Realty Planning Apartment and Retail Projects in College Park

Construction on Monument Realty’s latest multifamily project, just north of the University of Maryland, is slated to start this fall.