World-Class Luxury Building Breaks Ground in Tysons, VA

Tysons Today Real Estate

By MonarchTysons: Designed to bring an unprecedented level of exceptional living and personalized service to northern Virginia’s rapidly transforming Tysons, the 20-story Monarch condominium tower is now under construction at 7887 Jones Branch Drive, with delivery scheduled for late 2020. A fully furnished and equipped two-bedroom with den model home is now available for touring inside Monarch’s newly opened sales …

It’s official: Google will occupy Reston Station’s trapezoidal building this summer

Mike Dranove Real Estate, Tysons Update

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc announced yesterday that Google has signed the lease at its uniquely shaped 1900 Reston Metro Plaza. Google will occupy 164,000 square feet of the 16-story building, and plans to base 500 employees at the location. Employees will begin moving into the building this summer. Comstock is no doubt elated to be closing the deal with Google, …

70,000 sq.ft Children’s Science Center coming to Dulles

Mike Dranove Education, Real Estate, Tysons Update

The Virginia General Assembly approved a first round of funding last month for construction of a regional science center in Dulles. Working in partnership with the Fairfax-based Children’s Science Center at Fair Oaks Mall, legislators approved $2.3 million for the initial phases of construction. According to a press release, the project will cost around $70 million in total, with Loudon …

Upcoming candidate forums for Vienna, Reston elections

Mike Dranove Politics

Two public forums for Vienna Town Council, and a public forum for Reston’s Hunter Mill Supervisor’s Seat are scheduled for this month. Candidates for Vienna Town Council will speak Thursday, April 11th, 7-9:30pm at the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department (400 Center St South), and Tuesday, April 16th, 1pm at the Vienna Community Center (120 Cherry St SE). On the first …

Development central issue in Vienna, Reston elections

Mike Dranove Politics

The scope and character of development in Fairfax County is expected to be a central issue of upcoming elections in Reston and Vienna.  In Reston’s Hunter Mill, four candidates have put themselves forward for the Supervisor’s Seat after the incumbent, Cathy Hudgins, announced that she would not be seeking reelection.  The election is coming on the heels of a heated …

Battle over Reston zoning change ends, but the war rages on

Mike Dranove Politics

Opponents of a proposed zoning change that would have opened the door for further development in Reston, celebrated victory earlier this month after local officials deferred decision on the zoning change indefinitely.  The fight revolved around Reston’s unique density guidelines, which limit its number of residents per acre, rather than the more commonly used limits on dwellings per acre.  The …

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 …