McWilliams|Ballard to Lead the Lease Up of the Blackbird

McWilliams|Ballard is proud to announce it has been awarded the lease-up of May|Riegler’s newest development, Blackbird at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Blackbird will feature 167 urban, modern apartments with a variety of floorplan options to include micro-units to 3-bedroom layouts. Residents will enjoy living in a fully amenitized Class-A building with concierge services, resident club room, rooftop pool and terrace with sweeping city views of the Capitol and beyond. On the ground level, renowned Neighborhood Restaurant Group will create and manage The Roost, a culinary clubhouse

that will provide several concepts to entice anyone’s palette. The building is conveniently located just a block from Harris Teeter, Metro and moments to the chic restaurants and shops of Barracks Row, Eastern Market – residents will love exploring all Capitol Hill has to offer in this historic neighborhood on the move.

May|Riegler Properties, a real estate investment, development, and management venture formed by a partnership of CAS Riegler and May Development.  Led by Principals Kevin Riegler and Eric May, the firm focuses on opportunistic investments across a wide range of asset classes including multifamily, hospitality, retail, and industrial/flex properties.

Neighborhood Restaurant Group, a collective of talented and committed restaurant professionals who share common goals: to surpass the expectations of the guests; to open and operate exceptional, distinctive, and conscientious chef-driven restaurants with ambitions beverage programs; and to create idiosyncratic gathering places through the Washington DC Metro area.

McWilliams|Ballard, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a real estate sales and marketing firm specializing in the sales and marketing of new condominiums, townhomes and mixed-use communities. During its 23-year history, McWilliams|Ballard has worked in 13 states nationwide, creating partnerships with developers and builders to provide sales and marketing solutions from project inception to the final closed sale. In addition, the firm also provides consultation and market research used by some of the most renowned developers and investment groups in the country.