APRIL 5, 2016
Peterson's plans for site adjacent to MGM National Harbor bigger than the casino-resortPeterson’s proposed 16-story mixed-use building would technically be larger than MGM, at 1.2 million square feet, though similarly dense.
It would include a 500-room hotel (200 more than MGM), 702 apartments, 189 timeshare rentals, 22,000 square feet of retail, 972 restaurant seats, 22,000 square feet of “entertainment-related spaces,” an enclosed walkway to MGM, 2,070 garage parking spaces, and an outdoor pedestrian plaza adjacent to the historic Addison Family Cemetery.
APRIL 4, 2016
National Harbor opened eight years ago in the middle of a recession. Today, it’s an economic and entertainment center for Prince George’s County. Now, some experts and officials say the arrival of the MGM National Harbor casino complex later this year could bring the waterfront community to a new pinnacle.