Nearly a year after it acquired the site from the General Services Administration, we now know what Pacific Star Capital wants to do with a pie-shaped piece of land by C and 12th streets SW in the District.
The Santa Monica, California-based company submitted plans March 19 to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts develop a 13-story hotel at 280 12th St. SW. The project, designed by BBGM, calls for 163 hotel rooms and would feature a 20-foot-tall penthouse space above the 130-foot structure.
Representatives for Pacific Star and BBGM could not be immediately reached for comment. The CFA was scheduled to review the project March 19, but that meeting was canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The panel’s April 16 meeting has also been canceled.
A Pacific Star affiliate acquired the .59-acre parcel for $4.1 million last year from the GSA, which offered it as part of the federal government’s larger efforts to shed excess property. The site is bounded by 12th Street, C Street, and…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.