Washington DC Commercial Properties for Sale

There was a time when commercial property in Washington DC was very narrowly defined. A store was just a store, a factory warehouse was only that. Those days are gone. Sit in on a commercial planning meeting with city officials, architects and developers and you'll hear terms like holistic, synergy and cross-purposing. The nation's capital has gone through some rough patches since the 1960s and 70s, and it's not going back. The district is well into a longterm growth phase and at its core is a belief that commercial success is not the result of any one business sector, but the act of combining revenue streams that promote each other.

Commercial Listings for Sale in DC, MD and VA

New
4400 Eads St Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,436 SqFt

4400 Eads St Ne, WASHINGTON

$599,900
New
123 Happy, CENTREVILLE
  • Business Opportunity
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

123 Happy, CENTREVILLE

$210,000
New
7911 Centreville Rd, MANASSAS
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 6,300 SqFt

7911 Centreville Rd, MANASSAS

$1,800,000
New
65 Allison St Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,712 SqFt

65 Allison St Ne, WASHINGTON

$850,000
New
5521-5523 Illinois Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

5521-5523 Illinois Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,250,000
New
6194 Franconia Road, ALEXANDRIA
  • Business Opportunity
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

6194 Franconia Road, ALEXANDRIA

$160,000
New
1319-1323 14th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 15,180 SqFt

1319-1323 14th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$14,000,000
New
12512e Lake Ridge Dr Unit 12512e Bg, WOODBRIDGE
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 760 SqFt

12512e Lake Ridge Dr Unit 12512e Bg, WOODBRIDGE

$169,900
New
2616 Sherwood Hall Ln #402, ALEXANDRIA
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,021 SqFt

2616 Sherwood Hall Ln #402, ALEXANDRIA

$199,000
New
1915 Capitol Ave Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,780 SqFt

1915 Capitol Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$1,000,000
New
101 Chestnut St #1b, GAITHERSBURG
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,051 SqFt

101 Chestnut St #1b, GAITHERSBURG

$172,000
New
4600 Pinecrest Office Park Dr #f, ALEXANDRIA
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,467 SqFt

4600 Pinecrest Office Park Dr #f, ALEXANDRIA

$300,000
New
4600 Pinecrest Office Park Dr #e, ALEXANDRIA
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,456 SqFt

4600 Pinecrest Office Park Dr #e, ALEXANDRIA

$310,000
New
4 Professional Dr #111, GAITHERSBURG
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 950 SqFt

4 Professional Dr #111, GAITHERSBURG

$199,900
New
511 Florida Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

511 Florida Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,250,000
New
20630 Ashburn Rd #178, ASHBURN
  • Business Opportunity
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

20630 Ashburn Rd #178, ASHBURN

$80,000
New
7418 Baltimore Ave, COLLEGE PARK
  • Business Opportunity
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

7418 Baltimore Ave, COLLEGE PARK

$100,000
New
45751 & 45755 Elmwood Ct, STERLING
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 50,400 SqFt

45751 & 45755 Elmwood Ct, STERLING

$9,000,000
New
8300 Sudley Rd, MANASSAS
  • Business Opportunity
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

8300 Sudley Rd, MANASSAS

$80,000
New
46090 Lake Center Plz #300, STERLING
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,500 SqFt

46090 Lake Center Plz #300, STERLING

$298,999
New
21145 Whitfield Pl #207, STERLING
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,587 SqFt

21145 Whitfield Pl #207, STERLING

$310,000
New
7353 Mcwhorter Pl #200 & 201, ANNANDALE
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,000 SqFt

7353 Mcwhorter Pl #200 & 201, ANNANDALE

$550,000
New
2403 Sugarberry Ct, RESTON
  • Multi-Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3,536 SqFt

2403 Sugarberry Ct, RESTON

$797,000
New
14631 Lee Hwy #217, CENTREVILLE
  • Commercial Sale
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,560 SqFt

14631 Lee Hwy #217, CENTREVILLE

$444,600

Not all buyers want to hear about synergistic models. Sometimes you just want to buy a warehouse for storage, or find an empty storefront and open a little neighborhood coffee shop. It’s worth noting however that Washington DC and its commercial properties have been around for a few hundred years now and the district’s boundaries are not moving. The real estate market is rebounding and inventory is shrinking. This wasn’t the case just twenty years ago when so many neighborhoods were experiencing urban blight and it may not have even been the case five years ago. Times are changing though, gentrification has taken hold, competition for business is up and the latest commercial trends are in multifamily, retail, office space and amenities.

Washington DC is still a compilation of neighborhoods and their unique economies. Commercial properties are often dependent on the varying footprints. Residential neighborhoods like Crestwood or Foxhall Village have little use for commercial ventures while urban areas like the U-Street Corridor and Penn Quarter are all about melding work, living and entertainment. Lenders may not seem especially eager to invest in some of the more economically challenged neighborhoods in Wards 7 and 8 but there are also incentives and support that can be garnered through business improvement initiatives and local leaders who are looking to grow their community.

At the end of the day, the market for commercial properties in Washington DC is stable and healthy, even with a tighter inventory. Sometimes it simply means looking a little harder or casting a wider net. Sometimes it means being imaginative. When it became evident that there weren’t as many former factory buildings in DC as in other cities, developers began turning vacant schools into trendy condos. Ultimately, a commercial property is what you wish to make of it. But if you finally manage to purchase that long vacant storefront and turn it into a corner coffee shop, don’t forget about the dusty storage rooms on the second floor – they might make great lofts.

 

 

 

 

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Listing information last updated on July 6th, 2020 at 1:27am EDT.

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