WASHINGTON, DC – September 25, 2012 – Douglas Development is pleased to announce that Lime Fresh Mexican Grill will occupy 2,000 square feet in the Douglas Development-owned property at 726 7th Street in Penn Quarter. The space is currently occupied by Potbelly Sandwich Works and is scheduled to open as Lime Fresh Mexican Grill in mid-2013.
“We are very excited to bring a new, fresh, and healthy Mexican restaurant into one of our properties,” said Douglas Development Principal, Norman Jemal. “We are confident that Lime Fresh will be a great addition to the vitality of the neighborhood, appealing to both the lunch and dinner crowds,” Jemal continued.  Potbelly will close its doors before the opening of Lime Fresh in mid-2013.

“At Douglas Development, we want to continue attracting new tenants that will add to the growth and success of restaurants and retail shops in DC’s Penn Quarter and the signing of Lime Fresh is consistent with this philosophy,” said Jemal.

About Lime Fresh Mexican Grill
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill is a health-conscious, Mexican-cuisine chain that began in Miami and is rapidly expanding throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Lime Fresh uses the best ingredients available that are delivered daily and prepared on-site for their homemade salsa, sauces, and sides. They offer a vegetarian menu, as well as, a variety of Mexican food that includes: quesadillas, burritos, tacos, fajitas, and much more.

About Douglas Development
Douglas Development’s commitment to improving neighborhoods and bringing valued brands to the District is unparalleled. Currently the largest private property owner in the area, Douglas Development attracts and pursues the most sought after tenants, including luxury retailers and upscale restaurants. Douglas Development’s properties in the East End of Washington, DC have served as drivers for the continued growth of the area. Today the East End is known as a destination for shopping, dining, and luxury condominiums in the District.