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Who We Are

About CJR Development Partners

CJRD partners have a combined total of more than 60 years of experience in the real estate, construction, legal, and management fields. Our firm can uniquely meet the consulting, legal, and strategic needs of our non-profit, private, and public sector clients—all under one roof.

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Commercial Real Estate

Leverage the expertise of a team that knows all aspects of commercial real estate.
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P3 Experience

Unlock the potential of a partnership that builds sustainable communities for generations to come.
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Construction Project Counseling

Demystify the complexity of construction projects from the planning stage until the delivery of the project.
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Government Contracts

We provide counseling throughout all phases of construction as you work with the federal government.

Changing Lives

A developer is like the coach of a project team. Learn how CJRD brings together brilliant minds to realize beautiful development opportunities.

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Visionary Projects

At CJRD, creativity isn’t just a concept—it’s our driving force. Over the years, our innovative projects have not only redefined skylines but have also become landmarks of development success in Washington D.C. From visionary commercial spaces to community-centric developments, our portfolio is a testament to our commitment to excellence, innovation, and tangible results. Dive into our world, where imagination meets real-world success.

Crafting Landmarks

CJRD boasts over 20 years of excellence in transforming communities. We pull together rigorous research with impeccable design, forging distinct brands with cohesive marketing platforms that get attention and solve problems. Our unique blend of inventive strategy and time-tested prowess is a recipe for truly remarkable projects and campaigns in the industry.

Our Services

Fully Unified,
Holistically Crafted

CJRD’s diverse expertise ensures a comprehensive service offering, making us an integrated ally for our clients. Recognizing the distinct elements of every project, we craft brand identities that resonate, positioning each endeavor for optimal market presence.

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Real Estate

The Role of Technology in Modern Real Estate Development

Revolutionizing Real Estate with Technology The incorporation of technology in real estate development has revolutionized the industry, bringing about unprecedented changes in how properties are designed, constructed, and managed. This section introduces the various ways technology is being integrated into real estate development. It covers advancements like building information modeling (BIM), 3D printing in construction, […]

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Real Estate

Navigating Zoning Regulations in D.C. Real Estate

Understanding the Basics of Zoning in Washington D.C. Zoning regulations are a fundamental aspect of real estate in Washington D.C., dictating how properties can be used and developed. This section introduces the basics of zoning, explaining what zoning is and why it’s important in the context of D.C. real estate. It will cover the different […]

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D.C.’s Luxury Condo Market: An Insider’s Guide

Introduction to D.C.’s Luxury Condo Market The luxury condo market in Washington D.C. is a dynamic and evolving sector, offering a range of high-end living experiences. This section introduces the reader to the world of luxury condos in D.C., highlighting what sets them apart from other real estate options. It will cover the unique features […]

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Resilience Planning in Real Estate: Preparing for an Uncertain Future

The Growing Need for Resilience in Real Estate The real estate sector is increasingly recognizing the importance of resilience planning in the face of environmental, economic, and societal uncertainties. This section introduces the concept of resilience in real estate, which involves preparing properties and communities to withstand and adapt to various challenges. It will discuss […]

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Real Estate

The Southwest Waterfront: From Urban Renewal to Modern Living

The History of the Southwest Waterfront The Southwest Waterfront of Washington D.C. has a rich history marked by periods of change and renewal. This section traces the area’s evolution from its early days as a bustling port, through its decline in the mid-20th century, to the ambitious urban renewal projects that reshaped it. The focus […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investment: D.C. and Beyond

Introduction to Real Estate Investment Real estate investment offers a pathway to financial growth and stability, but it can be daunting for beginners. This section introduces the fundamentals of real estate investment, including different types of real estate (residential, commercial, industrial), the basic principles of real estate investing, and why it is a popular choice […]

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The Revival of Downtown Silver Spring: A Development Success Story

The Beginnings of Transformation in Silver Spring The story of Downtown Silver Spring’s revival begins with a vision to transform an underutilized urban area into a vibrant community hub. Once a bustling center in the mid-20th century, Silver Spring faced a period of decline, with vacant properties and diminishing economic activity. This section explores the […]

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Real Estate

The Ethics of Real Estate Development: Balancing Profit and Impact

Understanding the Ethical Landscape in Real Estate Development Real estate development, while a driving force in economic growth, brings with it a complex web of ethical considerations. At its core, this industry involves decisions that can significantly impact communities, environments, and economies. Developers must navigate a fine line between profitability and social responsibility, ensuring that […]

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Preserving D.C.’s Architectural Heritage: The Role of Historic Tax Credits

The Importance of Preserving Washington D.C.’s Architectural Identity Washington D.C. is not just the political heart of the United States but also a repository of its diverse architectural history, ranging from neoclassical to modernist structures. This vibrant mix reflects the city’s evolution over centuries, embodying stories and histories integral to American identity. However, as the […]

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Affordable Housing Solutions: A Nationwide Issue

The issue of affordable housing is a nationwide concern that affects individuals and communities across the United States. In this article, we will delve into the pressing issue of affordable housing, examining the challenges it presents and exploring potential solutions to ensure that safe and affordable housing is accessible to all Americans. The Affordable Housing […]

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