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Mayor Vincent C. Gray Deputy Mayor Victor L. Hoskins

Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority Briefing for Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee Martine Combal, Walter Reed LRA Director Jason M. Cross, Project Manager Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

December 20, 2012

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Presentation Overview

 Walter Reed Site Information and BRAC Background  Reuse Plan Process  Next Steps

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BRAC Overview / Background  BRAC = Base Realignment And Closure – Process by which Department of Defense (DoD) reorganizes or closes its military bases – 5 rounds have occurred: 1988, 1991, 1993, 1995, and 2005  Procedure – Secretary of Defense nominated list (May 2005) – BRAC Commission validated list for President (Sep 2005) – President approved list (Nov 2005) – Congress had 45 days to disapprove entire list (Dec 2005)  Did not happen, therefore list became final Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee


ORIGINAL SUBDIVISION OF WRAMC (2009) Background

General Services Administration 34 acres

Army: ~113 acres of healthcare since 1862 November 2005: ~79 acres claimed by DoS/ ~34 acres claimed by GSA.

Department of State 18 acres

*2010 Army verified area

Federal Property Surplus to LRA 62.5 acres*

March 25, 2009: DoS rescinds claim to ~61 acres at WRAMC. August 7, 2009: US Army designates ~61 acres parcel as surplus property and District begins reuse planning Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee

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FINAL APPROVED BOUNDARIES (AUG 2011)

Benefits for the LRA Connectivity: 13th Street (North/South) Program: Large format retailer opportunity, density potential.

Department of State 43.53 acres

Cost: Further Offsets development costs DC/LRA 66.57 acres

Implementation: Will promote an earlier implementation along Georgia Avenue, with earlier realization of returns

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Who’s Involved in the Process • • • • • • • • • •

US Army Department of Defense DC Council District of Columbia / Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) District Agencies (SHPO, Planning, Economic Development, Transportation, Environment, etc.) Local Redevelopment Authority Committee ANCs / Community Notice of Interest (NOI) participants Department of Housing and Urban Development Department of State

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Project Goals Integrate the Site with the Community • Open the site to local neighborhoods • Support redevelopment of Georgia Avenue corridor • Provide community amenities

Provide a Mix of Uses • Quality retail • Residential with diverse housing options • Cultural and community uses

Create Jobs and Revenue for DC • New employment potential • Increase city revenue from property and sales taxes • Generate revenue to help support neighborhood services

Activate the Site • • • •

Maximize market viability Minimize site vacancy Competitively attract high quality development partners Address environmental issues Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee

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Reuse Plan • LRA Committee Approved Plan (1/25/12)

Proposed Streetcar

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Location of Notice of Interest Uses • Howard University Hospital: • Ambulatory Care Facility • FEMS: • Engine 22 Fire Station • HELP USA: • Up to 75 units of PSH for families and veterans • THC: • Office space • SOME: • Up to 40 units of PSH for Seniors • Washington Yu Ying: • Charter School • Latin American Montessori Bilingual: • Charter School Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee

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Development Program

14+ acres of Open Space (21% of Site)

~550,000 SF Reuse of Existing Buildings (18% of Program)

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Sustainable Principles and Preferred Utilities Summary

Energy • Sustainable Principle – Net Zero by 2030 – Net Positive by 2040

• Commitment – 100% Renewable Energy – Existing Buildings shall meet ASHRAE 90.1 + 30% by 2015; All new buildings shall meet ASHRAE 90.1 + 34%.

• Preferred Alternative – Central Utility Plan – Renewable Energy – Building to Energy Star


Sustainable Framework

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Reuse Planning Schedule and Next Steps 2009 - 2011

Winter Summer 2012

Fall 2012

Winter 2013

Spring 2013

Summer 2013

Fall 2013

Winter 2014

NOI Process & Reuse Planning Submission to Council & Approval of Reuse Plan HUD Review & Approval of Homeless Submission & Plan Issue Master Developer RFQ to Public Issue Master Developer RFP to Short List Selection of Master Developer Army NEPA Process Prep & Submission of EDC to Army Army begins to Convey The following timeframes are subject to change during the BRAC process. *The following timeframes are subject to change during the BRAC process.

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Launch of www.walterreedlra.com

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Conclusion:Before and After

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The Future of Walter Reed Army Medical Center

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Walter Reed Presentation to UDAC Dec 2012