Market Leaders | Highest Prices Per Square Foot | August 2021

Leading the highest price per square foot category in August is Unit #5K at The Ritz-Carlton West End, located quite naturally, in the West End neighborhood. The two-bedroom, two-bath residence has 1,422 square feet of living space, and sold at full price for $1,450,000. That translates to a very sturdy $1,019.69 per sq. ft. for the sunny and recently renovated flat with lovely south garden views. Pale blonde hardwoods, a gourmet kitchen and a very spacious private terrace add to the appeal. Second place goes to Unit #810 at CityCenterDC. This stunning apartment with a layout of 1,215 sq. ft. sold for its full asking price of $1,165,000. That translates to $958.85 per square foot. The new owners also get lovely wide-plank pale oak floors, giant window walls, a built-in desk cubby and a very modern glossy white Foster + Partners Euro-style kitchen.

Unit #313 at 1745N at Historic Row in Dupont Circle claims the third-highest price per size ratio at $913.20 per sq. ft. The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhouse-style residence with a third-level loft and 2,190 square feet of living space also captured the second-highest sales price for the month at $1,999,900. Unit #209 at 525 Water Street in the Southwest Waterfront nabs third place. The light-filled one-bedroom with high ceilings and 565 square feet of interior space, sold for $505,000, translating to $893.81. There’s also lots of custom upgrades plus a spacious private terrace. The location is also key, steps from The Wharf with all its shops, restaurants and other waterfront attractions.

Fifth place goes to Unit #204 at Cooper Lewis in Logan Circle. The two-level residence with two bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1,450 square feet of living space was also the fourth-highest sales price at $1,292,500, equaling $891.38 per sq. ft. Bonus points for the 450 square foot private terrace! Closing out the category is Unit #711 at the iconic Yale Steam Laundry in Mount Vernon Triangle. The junior one-bedroom maximizes its 429 square feet of space with huge windows, an upgraded open gourmet kitchen and a bedroom area with a sliding door and custom closet. It even includes parking and extra storage! The $378,000 sale translates to $881.12 per square ft.

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