Grand Opening of Insignia on M Apartments


Donohoe and MetLife announced the opening of their newest luxury apartment community, Insignia on M, located in D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood at 1111 New Jersey Avenue in Southeast, Washington, D.C.

Donohoe Construction recently completed the 13-story tower where residents will enjoy unparalleled access to city conveniences, panoramic city views and a prime location in one of Washington, D.C.'s fastest developing neighborhoods. The new community is situated directly above the Navy Yard–Ballpark Metro Station, steps from Whole Foods and amidst Capitol Riverfront activity and neighborhood amenities, including Nationals Park. Residents will also experience convenient access to 11,000 square-feet of ground-floor retail space and three levels of underground reserved parking onsite.

“Donohoe Development is proud to unveil one of the most thoughtfully-designed, well-appointed and conveniently located residential buildings in the Navy Yard neighborhood,” says Herb Lawhorn, vice president of Donohoe Development. “In addition to Insignia’s many luxury touches, it was also constructed with the latest energy and environmental design to achieve LEED Silver certification.”

Insignia on M features 324 smoke-free apartment homes, artfully designed by WDG Architecture with top-of-the-line kitchen and bathroom finishes, including:

  • Nine-foot finished ceilings
  • Hardwood flooring in the foyers, kitchens and living areas
  • LED recessed-lighting
  • Built-in charging stations for USB devices
  • Keyless entry
  • Customizable walk-in closets

Kitchens include stone countertops, glass-tile backsplashes, under-counter lighting with designer white cabinetry and pantries and stainless steel ENERGY STAR GE® appliances. Bathrooms feature Moen® 90 degree fixtures, soaking tubs, recessed LED lighting, designer subway tile surrounds, brick-patterned flooring and vanities with rectangular sinks and storage drawers. Select units also include floor-to-ceiling glass windows with waterfront and capitol building views, private balconies and frameless glass showers.

Insignia on M residents will enjoy “meticulously chosen” amenities including:

  • Direct Metro access
  • Digital café with a pay-as-you-go Starbucks® coffee station
  • 24/7 concierge
  • Complimentary package room with refrigerated storage
  • Secure bike storage
  • An elaborately landscaped 60-foot plaza with café seating and gardens
  • Penthouse-level residents’ club with bar, pool table, TVs, living area, and gas grilling stations with panoramic views of the waterfront and the Capitol

The new community also includes high-end touches, such a resort-style rooftop pool and gardens, a health club with yoga room and a pet spa with wash station and dog run area. Prices for studio loft apartments (up to 510 square feet) start from $2,075, one-bedrooms (up to 715 square feet) start from $2,300, and two-bedrooms (up to 1,074 square feet) from $3,425.

Bozzuto Management Company has begun leasing studios, one- and two-bedrooms at the luxury apartment project. For more information about Insignia on M, visit

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