When the first 20 contracts were released last month for EastBanc‘s new Westlight condo building, a line of 50 people formed outside the sales office, with more than a dozen waiting overnight. For one of the most expensive new multifamily projects in DC, at $1,200/SF, even the sales team was surprised, so we took a look inside to see what all the excitement is about.
The building, designed by architect Enrique Norten, stands out in its West End neighborhood with a cantilevered glass façade. It is split into two separate towers, one with 71 for-sale condo units and another with 93 rental apartments.
The first phase of condo contracts, the original 20, plus three backups, were signed within a week of the release. Sales director Mei-Mei Venners tells Bisnow they tried to avoid the bidding war that happened with the opening of Eastbanc’s