That's according to Washington BizJournal. After Balducci bailed out from the deal, Wholefoods might be coming to Penn Quarter after all. If it does come to realization, the grocery store would occupy 21,000 s.f. of space at the Jefferson, on 7th between D and E Streets.
Area residents started an online petition to show their support after an Oct. 9 Downtown Neighborhood Association meeting. It was there that Douglas Jemal of Douglas Development filled them on the latest news regarding a grocery store in the area.
Bring that Wholefoods effect to the hood.