207/209 8th Street NE Washington, DC

Type of Project: Construction

This building, designed by EL Studio, contains four two-story three-bedroom homes situated around a central courtyard. The lower units feature private sunken gardens while the upper units each enjoy a private roof deck. The project cleverly balances openness and privacy within an architectural envelope that is proudly contemporary while also making clear and direct references to the historical neighborhood which it inhabits. (Images courtesy of El Studio)


General Contracting

Apart from its own real estate development projects, DAKS serves as the general contractor on the projects of other developers and private owners as well. DAKS thus brings a developer’s perspective to its work as general contractor, allowing it to effectively merge the priorities of the two roles.  Schedule, budget, and the completed work all receive equal and superlative commitment to accuracy and quality.