September 13, 2014
Arlington County firefighters and building inspectors responded to a minor electrical fire 1930 Columbia Pike; there were no injuries. The buildings remain without power; property management is placing approximately 109 residents in nearby hotels.
July 19, 2014
The Arlington County Board today approved a use permit that will transform the corner of 10th Street and North Highland Street by replacing two office buildings with a new five-story, mixed-use building offering rental apartments, live-work units, ground floor retail, and office space.
July 19, 2014
The Board today approved a plan by developer Vornado to convert a 1960s vacant office building in Crystal City to innovative residential apartments that will offer shared amenities and a unique floor-by-floor “neighborhood” culture. Vornado is creating the project in partnership with WeWork, a national company with co-working offices in major metropolitan areas across the country.
June 14, 2014
The Arlington County Board today approved a site plan for a new development that will transform an entire block in the heart of Rosslyn. The redevelopment will include two mixed-use, energy-efficient LEED Platinum and Silver certified buildings on the block of 1401 Wilson Boulevard and 1400 Key Boulevard.
May 30, 2014
Arlington and Fairfax Counties announced today that they have selected Parsons Transportation Group to help manage Arlington’s streetcar program, which includes the Columbia Pike streetcar segment that the two counties are jointly building.
May 16, 2014
The Coalition for Smarter Growth honored Arlington County Board Member J. Walter Tejada on Thursday, May 15, 2014, for his efforts to advance the community’s vision for transforming Columbia Pike into a more transit-oriented corridor while preserving its diversity and affordable housing stock.
April 22, 2014
Chairman Jay Fisette and Arlington’s public safety chiefs today presented Monday Properties (for 1812 N. Moore Street) and Penzance (for 3001/3003 Washington Blvd.) with the County’s first certifications for public safety operable communications within a commercial building. The installation of the First Responder Network enables public safety officials – including fire, rescue, and police – to communicate within the building during any emergency.
April 12, 2014
The Arlington County Board today approved a $16.5 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan to help AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer, purchase Serrano Apartments at 5535 Columbia Pike. As a condition of the AHIF loan, AHC has agreed that 196 of the units will become Committed Affordable Units (CAFs), contractually obligated to remain affordable for 60 years. The AHIF loan helps carry out goals outlined in the Columbia Pike Neighborhoods Area Plan, which the County Board adopted in July 2012.
February 28, 2014
ome owners, builders and landlords all can learn about trends in home and yard improvements at the Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo.
February 25, 2014
The Arlington County Board today approved a contract for $6.6 million, including a contingency of $1.1 million, to transform two-and-a-half floors of office space at 2020 14th St. North into the County's Homeless Services Center (HSC).