Metro Seeking Real Estate Firm for Possible DC Headquarters Sale - NBC4 Washington

Adam Tuss and the News4 team covering everything that slows you down on roads and transit

Metro Seeking Real Estate Firm for Possible DC Headquarters Sale

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    1211932
    2
    Germany
    117523
    3
    Canada
    95620
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Mother of Five Scared Straight After Heart Attack in her 40s
    File photo: Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld

    As Metro looks for ways to generate revenue, the transit agency has talked about potentially selling its downtown headquarters. Now Metro is looking to hire a real estate firm to provide expertise.

    A request for proposals, or RFP, went out last week from Metro asking for strategic real estate planning services for 600 Fifth St. NW.

    Sources say WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is not thrilled about the aging Jackson Graham Building in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood. Everything from the lack of modern fire suppression systems to leaking plumbing have been problems at the building.

    The RFP says that real estate advisory and brokerage services will be provided in a no-cost/commission-based contract. Payment would only be provided for commissions that are earned.

    The deadline for proposals is Friday, June 16.