Atlas Obscura Sites in Fairfax County, Virginia

Patrick Lennon - TravelFX Around Town, Art & Culture

Via TravelFX By Patrick Lennon The other day I received a Google Alert in my email that caught my attention.  I took a peek and saw where one of our attractions was being highlighted in the Atlas Obscura Guide to Virginia. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Atlas Obscura, here’s how they describe themselves on their “About” page: “We are a …

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 …

Honoring Dr. King in McLean

David Siegel -The Connection Around Town, Art & Culture

Via The Connection By David Siegel    McLean Community Center celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday with special appearance by performance artists Liner Notes. Continuing its long tradition, the McLean Community Center will celebrate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Our 2019 McLean Community Center Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is a reflection of our …

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 …

Tysons’ DXC Technology to acquire Swiss firm for $2B

Jeff Clabaugh - WTOP Around Town, Finance

Via WTOP By Jeff Clabaugh  DXC Technology, the Tysons Corner, Virginia-based information technology company formed by the merger of Computer Sciences Corp and Hewlett-Packard’s enterprise services business in 2017, will acquire a large, Swiss-based technology firm for $2 billion. Zug, Switzerland-based Luxoft Holding Inc. provides software development services, product engineering and testing and IT consulting. The company has almost 13,000 …

Northern Virginia Chamber, United Bank, George Mason University, and Washington Business Journal to Host Annual Economic Conference

Tysons Today Around Town

From the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) has announced that it will host the 27th Annual Economic Conference — Looking Back, a Decade of Transformation; Looking Forward, a Future of Opportunity — in partnership with United Bank, George Mason University, and Washington Business Journal. The event will be held on Thursday, January …

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 …

Work on I-66 Outside the Beltway project this week to close lanes

Inside NOVA Around Town

Via Inside NOVA The work on the Interstate 66 Outside the Beltway project will include lane closures and traffic impacts this week in the I-66 corridor in Prince William County, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Find the latest information on travel conditions and work zones by visiting 511virginia.org or downloading the Virginia511 app.

I-66 tolls turn 1-year-old. Are they working?

Max Smith - WTOP Around Town

Via WTOP By Max Smith    Driving alone each way at rush hour on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway during newly expanded HOV hours cost an average of $12.59 in the first year of tolls for solo drivers, a policy Virginia transportation officials say helped move more people through the congested corridor. In December 2017, the HOV hours were expanded eastbound to …

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 …