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More Development Heading to Loudoun County?

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ashburn-vaLoudoun County is quickly experiencing a wide range of growth for both its businesses and for homes and residences in Ashburn, Leesburg, Sterling and more. These planned developments are bringing more business into the county, as well as new homes and industries for residents. Washington Business Journal reports that a new development, Loudoun Parkway Center South, may be in the works for the land adjacent the upcoming Metro Silver Line stations in Ashburn. This project will have commercial, hotel, civic and residential potential and is pending approval for re-zoning. Read more here: Akridge submits plans for 1.3M-square-foot, transit-oriented Loudoun project

Eyes are “Popping” over the Future of Tyson’s

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image courtesy of The Washington Post

image courtesy of The Washington Post

Putting the “rail before the residents” may seem like an interesting way to promote growth in an area, but, once that train is ready to roll, the problem of accommodating the needs of those residents can become just as important. The Washington Post reports that a unique solution is being discussed; “pop-up businesses.” These temporary businesses would act as place holders for permanent retail, food or other establishments surrounding Silver Line stations, giving Northern Virginia residents a unique experience that has seen many benefits in places like Washington or cities in Europe. Read more here: Pop-up development may be the bridge to Tysons Corner’s future

Silver Line Parking at McLean Station Approved

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parking garageThe Metro Silver Line project is well underway to finishing the Phase 1 portion of development. With service expected to begin in early 2014, commuters are ready to ride, even if parking at certain stations may seem a little difficult. Fairfax patch reports that CityLine Partners has received approval for a privately-owned parking structure that will act as a “bridge” for those interested in using the new Silver Line Metro, but who do not have bus service from their residences and homes in Tyson’s Corner or beyond. Read more here: Fairfax Board OKs McLean Metro Station Parking Lot

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