Google offices, Renaissance hotel coming to Reston Station

Mike Dranove Real Estate, Tysons Update

The Washington Business Journal reports that Google will be occupying 90,000 square feet in the uniquely shaped 1900 Reston Metro Plaza, located at the Wiehle-Reston Metro stop.  The move will double Google’s square footage in Reston, as the company undertakes a nationwide $13 billion expansion.    The announcement represents a major coup for Comstock Holding Cos. Inc, the owners of …

Gridlock alert: Fairfax County announces summer Metro station closures

Mike Dranove Metro, Tysons Update

According to a March 15th press release from Fairfax County, six blue and yellow line Metro stations will be closed between May 25th (Memorial Day), and September 2nd (Labor Day).  Metro says the station closures are a part of its three year Platform Improvement project, and the round the clock work will, “completely reconstruct the outdoor platforms at 20 Metrorail …

Lime scooters hit Fairfax streets tomorrow

Mike Dranove Tysons Update

The dockless app-based shared scooter company Lime has announced that it will begin placing scooters onto Vienna, Falls Church, Merrifield, and George Mason streets tomorrow, March 22nd.  The scooters, which see use throughout Alexandria, Arlington, and the District, are known as a handy alternative to walking, but have also generated controversy from those who find them little more than a …

Silver Line sees increased ridership despite regional declines

Mike Dranove Metro, Tysons Update

The McLean, Greensboro, Tysons Corner, and Wiehle-Reston Silver Line stops all saw ridership increases for the first quarter of 2019.  According to the latest report from the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Mclean led the pack with a 10.4% ridership increase from the 4th quarter of 2018, with Greensboro, Tysons Corner, and Wiehle-Reston showing 7, 4.3, and 1.6 percent increases respectively.  …

First tenants move in to 15-acre Boro development

Mike Dranove Real Estate, Tysons Update

Boro Tower, the LEED gold certified office high rise at 1750 Tysons Blvd, has its first tenant.  Media conglomerate TEGNA Inc., which owns 47 television stations in 39 markets, will move into the tower’s top two floors.  TEGNA now occupies 46,000 square feet, including a private market, and a private rooftop lounge with views of everywhere from the Blue Ridge …

New stores opening in the Mosaic District

Mike Dranove Tysons Update

Merrifield’s Mosaic District is slated to become home to a host of new stores this year, with two restaurants, a whiskey bar, and a Barnes & Noble among those set to open. 8926 Glass Alley will soon be home to the French bistro, Parc de Ville.  The bistro is the latest from brothers Ian and Eric Hilton, best known for …

Updates on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

TysonsToday Staff Tysons Update

Track testing and updates on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. Innovation Center Looking north at the Innovation Center south pavilion, pedestrian bridge and the Station.  At the bottom left is the beginning of the bus bays along Carta Way. Dulles Airport The westerly end of the Dulles Airport Station platform. Parking Garage B is in the background. Herndon Station Looking …

Alion Science and Technology signs on to newest high-rise in Tysons

Jeff Clabaugh - WTOP Tysons Update

Via WTOP By Jeff Clabaugh With Boro Tower, the newest office high-rise in Tysons Corner, set to officially open in February, big engineering firm Alion Science and Technology has signed on as its newest tenant. Alion will relocate from its current headquarters at 1750 Tysons Blvd. to the 20-story Boro Tower. The building is part of The Meridian Group and Rockefeller Group’s …

Tysons Chamber adds new members

Inside NOVA Tysons Update

Via Inside NOVA  The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce recently announced the following new members: ASBC Toastmasters (non-profit), Vienna; Atigro (software development), Vienna; Convene at 1800 Tysons Blvd. (conference center), McLean; Crust Pizzeria Napolentana (restaurant), Vienna; Enthuse Creative (graphic design), Vienna; For Eyes (retail store), Tysons; Foundation for FCPS (non-profit), Falls Church; Kavaliro (business services/consultants), McLean; M&T Bank (bank), Vienna; …