The District announced Tuesday that it will soon seek development partners for four projects — three east of the Anacostia — totaling thousands of square feet of retail, office, residential and restaurants.

The projects were announced Tuesday by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development at its annual March Madness pre-solicitation event. Held this year at The Wharf, the event attracted throngs of contractors, small businesses and consultants.

“This year is a big year…