Walmart, Fort Totten Square Move Forward

On Wednesday morning, with dirt-moving construction equipment working away in the background, officials gathered to ceremonially break ground at Fort Totten Square, a mixed-use development most notable for its upcoming urban-style Walmart.

The JBG Companies development, which will include 345 apartments, 130,000 square feet of retail, and 740 underground parking spaces, is going up on the northeast corner of the intersection at Riggs Road and 3rd Street NE (map). Construction began in mid-December and is expected to take between 24 and 28 months.

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