Last night VDOT and FCDOT met at Westgate Elementary to discuss plans for improving pedestrian and bicycle access to the eastern portions of Tysons and the Pimmit communities. The topic specifically was a planned pedestrian and bicyclist crossing of 495 to connect the often isolated portion of town, with amenities along Route 7 and the […]
Sep 27, 2017
It has been a long journey for the CARS redevelopment group looking to reinvent the dealership laden southern portion of Route 7 in Tysons into a mixed use community. After splitting the project into several pieces to help the process along, Dominion Square (East) and Sunburst (a parcel that bifurcates the east and west properties) […]
Sep 13, 2017
When Amazon announced it as looking to build a second headquarters office last week, one that would house up to 50,000 employees, the city planning community exploded in speculation and salivation over the prospect of landing the biggest white whale business out there. As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon coming to town would make […]
Aug 23, 2017
It has been almost 9 months since we last discussed Tysons Central’s first phase, the Lumen apartments. The project is a 32-story mixed use tower that is the first entry by NV Commercial into the new Tysons, with developer Kettler. We haven’t discussed it much because until now the project has been digging deeper and […]
Aug 14, 2017
It was not that long ago we were tracking the progress of construction at Scotts Run South’s first phase, The Haden apartments. The project is the first parcel you see when entering from the McLean side of Tysons, so it quickly became a billboard project for where the future of Tysons was heading. At the […]
Jul 26, 2017
It's been a couple of months since we have talked about Capital One's future headquarters building, the soon to be tallest occupied building in the Washington metro region.C
Jul 04, 2017
Route 123 and bikes don't mix well. However, could there be a retrofit solution that adds much needed bike infrastructure while also easing additional transportation challenges along the urban thoroughfare?
May 30, 2017
Several of the region's biggest apartment complexes have come to Tysons in the past 3 years, and several more are on the horizon. What does this mean for area rents?