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New Arlington County Planning Efforts Underway

Arlington County is in the process of re-planning three major areas in the County: Four Mile Run, the Lee Highway Corridor, and the commercial properties along Washington Blvd. at Kirkwood Road. The Four Mile Run planning effort has been underway this Fall and includes regular Working Group meetings and a County-led consultant team to refine the… Continue Reading
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