Hotel and condominium developers are interested in a site at 15th and K streets NW, not far from the White House. That’s what brokerage CB Richard Ellis says is the response to its marketing of two office properties as an assembled site. It includes the Bowen Building at 815 15th St. NW and the former National Bank of Washington at 825 15th St. NW.

The two sites have a potential capacity of 155,400 sf, which could be used for offices, apartments or hotels “It is certainly a good location,” but the configuration of the site makes it difficult to build a five-star hotel there, said Bill Moyer, a hotel real estate consultant with Donohoe Real Estate Services.

Nevertheless, this would be possible for a developer with the resources and the creativity, he says. Bidding closes on Tuesday, Aug. 15, according to CB Richard Ellis.

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