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Bluemercury to be Acquired by Macy's

February 5, 2015

Georgetown-headquartered beauty products and spa services chain, Bluemercury, has been acquired by department store giant, Macy's. This, according to Cosmetics Design.

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2014, Bluemercury has grown from one store in Georgetown to 59 stores in 18 states with more than $100 million in annual revenue.

The $210 million deal includes Bluemercury's founders continuing on, with Marla Malcolm Beck as chief executive and president and Barry Beck as the company’s chief operating officer. The company will continue to offer products and services online and in their specialty stores, while Macy's will sell selected Bluemercury products.


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Super Cool Development

February 2, 2015

In a  D.C. upper-crust neighborhood, elegance and luxury have two new names, The Hill and The Kendall.  

Located within blocks of both the Dupont Circle and Woodley Park Metro stations, these brand-new, 16 luxury one- two- and three-bedroom condominium residences will boast the best amenities, spacious floor plans and exquisite finishes.  The address is 2012 Kalorama Road, NW.

Developed by Lock 7, one the region's most respected boutique builders, The Hill and The Kendall, located side-by-side, are scheduled to deliver spring/summer of this year.

The original structure had previously been used as a large single-family residence.

The new development features a modern brick and glass addition at the rear of the lot.  Two simply stunning, one-of-a-kind, 2-level penthouse residences will be built on the top floors, each with private roof terraces.  

Sales will be offered by Beasley Real Estate and The Bediz Group of Keller Williams Capital Properties.  

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TTR Sotheby's International Realty to List Historic Fillmore School

January 15, 2015

George Washington University (GWU) reported Wednesday that TTR Sotheby’s International Realty will serve as the exclusive listing agent for the former Corcoran College’s Fillmore building, which the university plans to sell this upcoming year. GWU took control of the property as part of the historic agreements with the National Gallery of Art and the Corcoran last summer.
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty was selected through a competitive bidding process to market the property, located at 1801 35th St. NW.  The Fillmore building includes the historic schoolhouse and more than one acre of land in Georgetown. It was built in 1893 and sold to the Corcoran College as design space in 1998. The building will be listed at $14 million, and reviews of purchase offers are expected to start in April. 
“We are honored to have been selected to represent the seller in this landmark opportunity. We look forward to leveraging the significant reach and resources of Sotheby’s International Realty worldwide to ensure a successful outcome for our client,” said Mark Lowham, managing partner of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.
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