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Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William

New Virginia Statute Means Developers Should File Rezoning Applications Before July 01, 2016.

A new Virginia State statute governing what proffers local governments may and may not require of residential developers is set to become effective July 01, 2016. The bill injects a significant amount of legal uncertainty into the proffer process and is highly likely to make the proffer negotiation process even more difficult to navigate as… Continue Reading
Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun

Your Property, Your (Vested) Rights?

When you begin the process of strategizing a potential investment property you may consider many factors including the zoning classification.  Is it zoned commercial, residential or industrial?  What are the height and density constraints?  What uses are permitted by-right versus by special permit?  You may have a vision for the parcel that is dependent on… Continue Reading

Eisenhower West Plan Approved By City Council

On November 14, 2015, the City Council approved of the Eisenhower West Small Area Plan.  The primary objective of the new Plan is to utilize the capacity of the underserved Van Dorn Metro Station as a catalyst for economic development along Eisenhower Avenue.  Light industrial uses are currently the dominant land use within the Plan area with scattered residential… Continue Reading