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January 16, 2014

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved the rezoning application for Combined Properties’ Penn Da Plaza in Alexandria, Va.

Washington, D.C. — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved the rezoning application for Combined Properties’ Penn Da Plaza in Alexandria, Va. The project will completely redevelop the current retail center and replace it with a mixed-use project containing up to 400 new apartments, 41 townhomes and 35,000 to 45,000 sq. ft. of community retail. Combined Properties plans to anchor the retail component with a specialty grocer.

December 16, 2013

RadioShack has opened a new concept store in Fairfax Center II in Fairfax, Va.

Fort Worth, Texas — RadioShack has opened a new concept store in Fairfax Center II in Fairfax, Va.

The new concept stores feature a speaker wall where customers can compare 13 different speakers; interactive displays with headphone demo stations; technology explained by touch-screens and apps; brands such as Apple, HTC and Samsung as well as mobile carriers including AT&T, Sprint and Verizon; and a do-it-yourself area where customers can plan projects.

 

August 27, 2013

Generations after people deserted cities for the suburbs, young millennial-generation adults and older baby-boomer adults are moving back downtown.

Retailers aren't far behind, and new, seemingly instant neighborhoods — complete with housing, retail, offices and other forms of real estate — are springing up in redevelopment areas of cities across the country.

March 19, 2013

Recreational Equipment said that it will open a new REI store in the Tysons area of McLean, Va.

McLean, Va. -- Recreational Equipment said that it will open a new REI store in the Tysons area of McLean, Va.

The 32,800-sq.-ft., two-story store is slated to open in August 2013.

“Tysons is the ultimate shopping hub in Northern Virginia,” said Ray Dinterman, REI retail director for the Mid-Atlantic district. “Our new store will join five other local REI stores and help us better outfit nearly 200,000 active members who paddle the Potomac and hike the Appalachian Trail."

January 9, 2012

Nordstrom plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Tysons Corner, Va.

Seattle -- Nordstrom plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Tysons Corner, Va. The approximately 42,000-sq.-ft., two-level store is scheduled to open during fall 2012.

Nordstrom Rack will open in the former Filene's Basement space and join tenants Morton's Steakhouse, Bertucci's restaurant and Bank of America in a 215,000-sq.-ft.  mixed-use project. The project is owned by Rocks Tysons Two LLC and managed by Allen & Rocks, Inc. with KLNB Retail handling leasing.
 

December 19, 2011

Archiecture and design firm Streetsense said Monday it has created an all-new interior design scheme for La Madeleine French Country Cafe, a national chain of French-themed fast-casual restaurants.

Bethesda, Md. -- Archiecture and design firm Streetsense said Monday it has created an all-new interior design scheme for La Madeleine French Country Cafe, a national chain of French-themed fast-casual restaurants.

A 1,194-sq.-ft. restaurant using the new prototype design is now open at Northpark Center in Dallas, while another is under construction in Tulsa, Okla. La Madeleine also has engaged Streetsense to design two new stores planned for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, one in Tysons Corner, Va., and one in Silver Spring, Md.

May 2, 2011

Golfsmith announced it will open its first metro Washington, D.C., location in Tysons Corner, Va., this June.

Vienna, Va. -- Golfsmith announced it will open its first metro Washington, D.C., location in Tysons Corner, Va., this June. The new location is part of an aggressive growth strategy for the company.

Golfsmith’s stores offer an interactive experience, and customers are encouraged to test out clubs and gear inside the store before purchasing. They can also use one of the four custom-fitting studios to test drive new clubs. The company also offers free custom club fitting services.

April 27, 2011

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said that it has leased space at Village Center at Dulles, located in Herndon, Va., to Noodles & Co.

Herndon, Va. -- Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said that it has leased space at Village Center at Dulles, located in Herndon, Va., to Noodles & Co.

The 3,167-sq.-ft. store is slated to open this summer, and brings the center to 98% leased.

The 308,000-sq.-ft. shopping center is anchored by Shoppers Food Warehouse, Staples and Gold’s Gym, and also includes Starbucks, Chuck E. Cheese, Subway, GNC, State Farm and The UPS Store.

February 22, 2011

McLean, Va.-based Cityline Partners said Monday it has introduced a plan for the long-term transformation of about 40 acres of land in Tysons Corner, Va., into an integrated mix of office, residential, hotel, retail, and civic uses surrounding an improved Scotts Run Stream Valley Park.

McLean, Va. -- McLean, Va.-based Cityline Partners said Monday it has introduced a plan for the long-term transformation of about 40 acres of land in Tysons Corner, Va., into an integrated mix of office, residential, hotel, retail, and civic uses surrounding an improved Scotts Run Stream Valley Park.

October 24, 2010

Tysons Corner, Va.-based architectural firm CAX said Monday it has merged with Irvine, Calif.-based KTGY...

August 17, 2010

Santa Monica, Calif.-based Macerich and the Alaska Permanent Pension Fund said Tuesday that American Girl...

August 8, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Lorton, Va. to three...

June 21, 2010

Shopping center developer Edens & Avant said Tuesday it has broken ground on Mosaic, a...

June 16, 2010

Regency Centers has recently announced the addition of Barbara Christie Johnston as senior VP general...

January 12, 2009

Harris Teeter is opening Jan. 14 at the Lofts at Park Crest, an apartment community...

December 29, 2008

Washington, D.C. Harris Teeter plans to open its newest Washington, D.C.-area store in Tysons Corner...