Permit Expediting for the MLK Gateway in Anacostia

Permit Expediting in Washington, DC.

The Menkiti Group, a Certified Business Enterprise, is teaming up with Enlightened to redevelop a historic part of Anacostia. Titled the MLK Gateway, the developers will bring office buildings, retail, and community buildings to the intersection of Martin Lither King Jr Ave SE and Good Hope Rd. Enlightened, an award-winning IT consulting company, will be moving its headquarters to the MLK Gateway. Other future tenants include Busboys & Poets, a fresh foods market, and a real estate education academy.

The massive project, which includes 22,000 square feet of retail space and 29,000 square feet of office space, will be completed next summer.

We are happy to be providing permit expediting services for this exciting new development in SE Washington.

Are you in need of permit expediting and permit management services? Email us at or call 703-942-8700 and let us handle all your permitting needs!

About DFM Development Services, LLC

DFM Development Services LLC provides development support services to real estate developers, contractors, home builders, property managers, and owners in the Washington, D.C. metro region. With strong connections to jurisdictional authorities throughout DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland, our experienced team can help you cut through the red tape of real estate development. Our core services include Bond Management, Permit Expediting, Environmental Compliance, Dry Utility Coordination, and Traffic Control Services.


Email us today at or call 703-942-8700 to discuss your next project.

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About DFM

DFM Development Services is the leading Red Tape Consultancy in the DC Metro Region, specializing in navigating complex and time-consuming regulatory processes for Real Estate Development and AEC Industry Professionals.

From expediting complex building permits and the bond release process to ensuring environmental compliance and precise dry utility design, our tailor-made approach empowers you to confidently move forward with your project, knowing you’ve successfully met all compliance requirements.

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