Kiddar Capital in the News


Power 100: Todd Hitt

Washington Life / May 10, 2018

"We're a true private equity company with $1.4 billion under management and very little outside capital. Right now $120 million of that is directly at work in U.S. Housing," is how Hitt describes the alternative asset management firm he started in 2007.

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Local Businesses Recognized for Commitment to Schools

Falls Church News-Press / May 4, 2018

Todd Hitt, Kiddar Capital is recognized by the Business in Education Partnership on The Virginia School Board Association Business Honor Roll for his ongoing commitment and partnership with Falls Church City Public Schools.

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White House Correspondents' Association Dinner: How Politicians, the Press, and Playboy Came Together

BizBash / May 2, 2018

Kiddar Capital as the presenting sponsor to the White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend "Come Together" party at the British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch's residents.


Largest Private Equity Firms in Greater D.C.

Washington Business Journal / April 27, 2018

Kiddar Capital is ranked as one of the largest private equity firms in the greater D.C. area.


Spicer, Scaramucci Among Partygoers at Beatles-Themed WHCD Bash

The Hill / April 27, 2018

Former spokesman Sean Spicer and onetime communications director Anthony Scaramucci were among several current and former White House officials in attendance at the glitzy affair at the British Embassy sponsored by Washington Life Magazine and presented by Kiddar Capital.

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The Playbook White House Correspondents' Dinner Guide

Politico / April 24, 2018

British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch and Lady Darroch, Washington Life and Kiddar Capital host “Come Together” from 7 to 11 p.m. at the residence of the British Ambassador.

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Hitt Shares Business Philosophy, Some Advice With F.C. Chamber

Falls Church News-Press / April 18, 2018

"Our national economic prosperity begins and ends with conscious investments in communities like this one." - Kiddar CEO Todd Hitt presents the importance of consciously investing in and collaborating with the community at the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.

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Kiddar Capital To Relocate HQ, But It's Not Going Far

Washington Business Journal / April 16, 2018

Kiddar, currently headquartered in a 22,000-square-foot building at 100 N. Washington St., will take a majority of the 74,000-square-foot Class A office building to be developed on that same parcel.

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F.C. Council Unanimous in Final OK For 2.68 Acre Broad & Washington Project

Falls Church News Press / April 10, 2018

The Falls Church City Council voted unanimously to approve the most ambitious mixed-use development project yet in the City’s history at its iconic central Broad and Washington intersection.


From Cleaning Floors To The Management Of A Successful Asset Firm in Washington, DC

El Tiempo Latino / April 9, 2018

“With just 20 years of age, Carlos Merizalde started his trip from Ecuador, his native land, to the United States, to try to create his own name.” Today, Merizalde works in Investor Relations at Kiddar Capital.

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Q&A: How The New Tax Law Will Affect Residential Real Estate

Washington Business Journal / April 5, 2018

On March 8, the Washington Business Journal invited some of the region’s top real estate executives to join us at our Future of Residential Real Estate event at the Four Seasons and share their perspectives on the industry of today, and where they think it’s headed in the future.

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Kiddar Capital Will Invest Big Money in Single-Family Projects in 2018. Here's How Much

Washington Business Journal / March 13, 2018

Falls Church-based Kiddar Capital plans to double its mezzanine financing in residential homebuilders this year, with much of that investment headed to smaller scale Greater Washington projects.

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Kiddar Capital Acquires Herndon Site With Eye on Major Redevelopment

Washington Business Journal / February 23, 2018

Kiddar Capital just paid $33 million for a 4.8-acre site by the Silver Line's planned Herndon Metro station, where it could potentially develop more than 906,000 square feet of mixed-use development.


Private Equity Firm Brings on an Akridge Family Member to Lead its Venture Arm

Washington Business Journal / February 8, 2018

William Akridge joins a newly expanded team that Kiddar Capital hopes will help it pursue new opportunities, accelerate existing deals and move into new areas, Hitt said in a statement.


The Top 27 Venture Players in the Built World: Venture Funds, Strategic Funds, and Accelerators

BuiltWorlds / January 17, 2018

This report aims to give you “the lay of the land” of venture in the built world – who the players are, where they’re investing and what it’s signaling, and what you should expect in the months and years to come.

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F.C. Planners Unanimous in Support Of Broad-Washington Project

Falls Church News-Press / January 17, 2018

In a surprise unanimous 6-0 vote, the Falls Church Planning Commission Tuesday night recommended in favor of the approval of the 2.68 acre mixed-use project at the central intersection of downtown Falls Church.


JDRF DC Hope Gala

Washington Life / December 2017

Over $2 million was raised for research to fight Type 1 diabetes at the 17th annual event, sponsored by private equity firm Kiddar Capital.


Innovators & Disruptors: The 2017 Tech 25

Washington Life / November 7, 2017

Washington Life's third annual Tech 25 "highlights individuals (and teams) who are making noteworthy contributions to the technological landscape of our city." 


Honoring the Arts in Fairfax

Fairfax County Times / November 3, 2017

Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Hitt, a construction and real estate industry veteran, received the Arts Philanthropy Award, which acknowledges private sector support. 


MPA Unveiled Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge

VivaTysons Magazine / November 1, 2017

The gallery in MPA@ChainBridge, McLean Project for the Arts’ second location, was formally dedicated as the Bullock | Hitt Gallery during its exhibition opening last September. Mr. Bullock and Mr. Hitt each donated $25,000 towards the build-out of MPA@ChainBridge.


Todd Hitt Fund for the Arts Grants and Super Grants Awarded to Falls Church Teachers

Falls Church News-Press / October 26, 2017

Surprise! The Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) presented over 30 teachers with Todd Hitt Fund for the Arts Grants and FCEF 2017 Super Grants on Friday. (Photo: FCCPS / Marybeth Connelly)


Kiddar Capital Funds Advertising Grants to Help Local Businesses

Falls Church News-Press / October 26, 2017

Kiddar Capital has funded advertising grants now available through the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. 


Kiddar Capital's Todd Hitt Went to Puerto Rico for a Relief Mission. Here's What He Found

Washington Business Journal / October 18, 2017

Hitt and his team delivered 300 pounds of supplies for families and children — everything from baby formula to aspirin to diapers — to the Ronald McDonald House and San Jorge Children’s Hospital.


There Is a Mixed-Use Renaissance Happening in Falls Church

Bisnow DC / September 25, 2017

Where there was once a restaurant and an old post office there is now a 500K SF hub of retail space, offices and multifamily residences. Hitt’s West Broad project has been a catalyst for future development in Falls Church, Farrell said. 


Morgan Moses Wants Students to Receive Same Second Chance He Had

ESPN / August 1, 2017

Moses started a foundation to make sure it wasn't too late for others, helping students in the Richmond, Virginia area, where he attended high school. As part of Morgan Moses Foundation Day in Richmond on Tuesday, Moses received a $50,000 check from Todd Hitt.

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Morgan Moses Once Got a Second Chance. Now the Redskins Tackle is Trying to Offer Kids the Same

The Washington Post August 1, 2017

Washington Redskins right tackle Morgan Moses is always looking for ways to give back to his home town of Richmond.


This Drone is Helping Golf Courses Stay Green

Tech.Co / June 26, 2017

Recently GreenSight won the 2017 Startup Arlington competition and walked away with $25,000 in capital from Kiddar Capital, three months lodging at a luxury apartment in Arlington, incubator space at 1776 and access to influencers, investors and mentors from the community.


Building the U.S. Economy: the Construction Industry’s Role

RealClearPolitics / June 15, 2017

The panel, hosted by RealClearPolitics, brought together "experts spanning the commercial construction industry and its adjacent sectors to analyze the industry’s success and workforce development."


The Kiddar Capital Event No One Wanted to Miss

Capitol Standard / June 8, 2017

In addition to his extensive businesses ventures, Todd Hitt is a noted benefactor of the arts and actively supports a variety of creative organizations. KIDDAR AFTER HOURS put the spotlight on eight organizations to which Hitt has donated significant personal capital.


4th Iteration of Plans for E. Broad at N. Washington Plan Mulled by Falls Church Council

Falls Church News-Press / June 6, 2017

There is not a Whole Foods Market in this plan, but there are a lot of amenities to make it pedestrian- and arts-friendly for downtown Falls Church. 


Hitt Donates $100,000 to Falls Church Education Foundation

Falls Church News-Press / April 7, 2017

The contribution, Hitt said, is dedicated “for use toward the enhancement of the arts and humanities programs in the City of Falls Church public schools.” (Photo: News-Press)


Honoring the Women Who Sacrificed for Suffrage

Northern Virginia Magazine / April 7, 2017

On November 14, 1917, members of the Silent Sentinels—known for picketing President Woodrow Wilson’s White House for women’s right to vote—were brutally imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse in what would be called the Night of Terror.

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New Broad & Washington Class A Office Project Has Creative Cauldron Venue

Falls Church News-Press / March 23, 2017

Plans for a first-rate Class A 67,000 square foot office building with ground floor retail and attached to a second building with 292 luxury apartments smack in the middle of downtown Falls Church were filed with the City of Falls Church this week.


Northern Virginia Nonprofit's Innovation Fund Receives Shot in the Arm

Washington Business Journal / May 13, 2016

Eileen Ellsworth, president of the Community Foundation, suggested the fund will be "one of the most important permanent funds this generation builds."