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Latest Bennett Group Items
Numerous labels apply to D.C. lawyer David W. Wilmot: lobbyist, power broker, even land banker - for his long-standing financial stake in undeveloped New Jersey Avenue property in Northwest that his client Wal-Mart is developing along with his business partners in the Bennett Group.
Victor Hoskins, deputy mayor for economic development, joined a long line of D.C. officials who said they intend to clean up decades-old agreements that allow developers to sit indefinitely on tax-exempt and other below-market city property.
When Wal-Mart was looking for property to develop in Ward 6 for one of its four proposed D.C. stores, it didn't have to go very far.