“The value created by the stadium will translate into untold new taxes in the form of related office, residential and retail development. Even if the stadium is granted tax abatements — part of the proposal — the new incremental development will boost the tax base.”

Washington Business Journal


“Make sure you get involved.”

Dave Johnson, Monumental Network

“…this deal would secure a badly needed new home for Washington’s Major League Soccer team and help spur economic development in neighborhoods on both sides of the Anacostia.”

- The Washington Post, 7/27/13

“Charles Wilson, a neighborhood leader-cum-haberdasher—among the many hats he wears are the presidency of the Historic Anacostia Block Association, seats on the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission and the Historic Preservation Review Board, and a day job as chief of staff to At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds—believes the new Reeves Center “sends a message that economic development is finally coming east of the [Anacostia] River.”…If done right, he says, the Reeves Center could help “make downtown Anacostia like Old Town Alexandria.”

- The City Paper, 8/8/13