Work begins to finally finish 1st phase of Silver Line

Max Smith - WTOP Transportation

Via WTOP By Max Smith Work begins this week to finally finish the last significant piece of the first phase of the Silver Line project, which opened to riders in 2014. There has been a long-running dispute over how or if to realign and rebuild Old Meadow Road at Route 123 after changes tied to the McLean Metro station construction. …

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; …

Snow Plowing Update, What’s Closed In Fairfax County On Jan. 14

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town, Tysons Update

Via The Patch By Emily Leayman  FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA—The snow has stopped after the weekend’s winter storm, but efforts continue to clear snow from roads and walkways around Fairfax County Monday, Jan. 14. The Virginia Department of Transportation clears all but a few private roads in the county. The agency tweeted that interstates and primary routes have been cleared, and …

Check out the high-end tenants in talks for Tysons Galleria Macy’s

Rebecca Cooper - Washington Business Journal Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Washington Business Journal By Rebecca Cooper We told you Monday about the movement on the redevelopment of the Macy’s at Tysons Galleria, and now we’re getting more details on what owner Brookfield Properties Retail — formerly General Growth Properties — has in store for the site. The owner is in advanced talks with Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and gourmet …

Tysons Looks To Draw New Office Anchors To Kick-Start Developments, Bring Down Vacancy

Jon Banister - Bisnow Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Bisnow By Jon Banister  The developer behind Scotts Run had courted Amazon and Apple in hopes of landing an anchor for its planned 8M SF Tysons development, but neither of those panned out. Cityline Partners now continues to search for a tenant to kick off construction on the project’s office component.  Cityline is one of several developers with major Tysons office projects …

Meridian’s Boro District in Tysons just got a lot bigger

Daniel J. Sernovitz - Washington Business Journal Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Washington Business Journal  By Daniel J. Sernovitz The Meridian Group has acquired the NADA headquarters building and an adjacent development site, adding to its growing Boro District near the Greensboro Metro station in Tysons. The privately held developer paid the National Automobile Dealers Association $33.7 million in late December for 8400 Westpark Drive, a 10-story office building with NADA’s …

Now that’s how you break up a Macy’s. Here’s what’s in store for the Tysons Galleria space.

Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal Around Town, Tysons Update

Via Washington Business Journal  By Michael Neibauer  The soon-to-close Macy’s at Tysons Galleria will be replaced with multiple storefronts — including what appears to be an iPic movie theater — each with their own facade and materials to set them apart. That’s the word from a Fairfax County staff report published last week ahead of a planning commission hearing on …

Looks Like Metro May Be Getting Late Night Hours Back

Natalie Delgadillo Around Town, Transportation

Via DCist  Photo Courtesy of Thomas Hawk / Flickr Night owls across the District rejoice: if all goes as expected, Metro will reinstate late night service on the system during the summer of 2019. That means we’ll again see midnight closing times on weekdays and 3 a.m. closures on the weekends. D.C.’s representatives on the Metro Board of Directors told …