DC Groups Split Over $127M Adams Morgan Hotel Project

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- Two Washington planning groups divided over the scale of a proposed estimated $127.1 million hotel issued opposing opinions Monday, as the Adams Morgan area project spearheaded by a real estate unit of investment firm Friedman Capital heads toward its final approval stages.

Largely won over by the community incentives offered by Adams Morgan Church Hotel LLC, the local neighborhood commission approved the 227-room project in a 7-1 vote. The vote, however, came just hours after the D.C. Office of Planning had issued a report noting that...
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