D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray plans to suggest the federal government put a new FBI headquarters in Poplar Point, a federally-owned property located between Interstate 295 and the Anacostia River.
The Washington Post reports Congress passed legislation allowing the property to transfer to city control but the city government has not made signficant moves to carry out the transfer.
Jonathan O’Connell writes the 110-acre waterfront property in Southeast D.C. and is close in proximity to Bolling Air Force Base and the former St. Elizabeths hospital, home to the U.S. Coast Guard starting in August.
The General Services Administration, responsible for managing the federal government’s real estate, is accepting ideas from developers on how to relocate the FBI and redevelop its current headquarters at the Hoover Building upon relocation.
Responses to the agency’s request for information are due next month.