Development in Reston

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Coming Soon: Restaurants & Retail

  • Google is reportedly considering leasing 100,000 square feet of office space at 1900 Reston Metro Plaza, the building designed by architect Helmut Jahn, which is currently only occupied by co-working company Spaces (Washington Business Journal). 
  • CVS Pharmacy will lease “8,451 square feet of plaza-level retail space in Reston Station’s third tower,” which is slated for completion in January 2020 (RestonNow).
  • Finn Thai Restaurant and Bar is coming is to North Point Village Center (RestonNow).
  • North Italia has leased the space at 11898 Freedom Drive in Reston Town Center, formerly home to Neyla Mediterranean Bistro, according to Washington Business Journal. The restaurant is scheduled to open in 2019.
  • New Trail Cycling Studio will open at Lake Anne Plaza in November at 1614 Washington Plaza (RestonNow).
  • Muse PaintBar and Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls are coming to Reston Town Center, according to RestonNow. Muse will occupy the space vacated by The Bike Line, which has relocated to 11150 Sunset Hills Road. Mason’s will occupy the Red Velvet Cupcakery (11939 Democracy Drive) space, which has closed.
  • Afghani restaurant Grill Kabob is coming to the retail space in Plaza America vacated by Primo Italiano (11888 Plaza America Drive) in May 2015, according to RestonNow.
  • Wegmans in coming to Reston via an urban-format store in the future Reston Crescent development (see below).
  • LightRx is slated to occupy 11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 120, which has been been vacated by M. Beem Jewelers (RestonNow).

New Mixed-Use and Residential Developments

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will vote on Oct. 16, 2018, whether or not to add a residential component to Reston Arboretum, located at 12700 Sunrise Valley Drive. “The proposal calls for 44 single-family attached residential units and a parking garage. A four-story office building, which was built in 1998, will remain on the property,” RestonNow reports.

An affiliate of Angelo, Gordon & Co. seeks to redevelop almost four acres of office space into a mixed-use development “with up to 145 residential units and a parking garage,” RestonNow reports, located at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive. The plans include a seven-story residential building and a four-level parking garage.

The Jefferson Apartment Group’s (JAG) plans to redevelop the 7.5-acre Tall Oaks Village Center into 156 homes (a mix of townhomes, 2-over-2 townhomes and multifamily buildings), exercise and playground equipment, a putting green, 8,500 square feet of retail and about 6,000 square feet of office space. RestonNow reports that “site development is expected to begin in March [with] [h]ome construction [to] likely begin in October next year and be completed by the end of 2021.”

JBG, EYA and Chevy Chase Land Co. are seeking to build the “Midline,” a mixed-use project with “1.2 million square feet of residential development, a [33-bed] senior living center, 260,000 square feet of office and up to 250,000 square feet of retail to 17.5 acres east of Wiehle Avenue, south of Sunset Hills Road, and west of Michael Faraday Drive,” RestonNow reports. “The plan requires redevelopment of four low-rise office buildings and surface parking. Northern Virginia Community College will relocate to 1821 Michael Faraday Drive.”

The newly-expanded Reston Town Center (RTC) West development by JBG at 12130 Sunset Hills Road has new tenants, including Reston’s ninth Starbucks (open), Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant (open), Punjabi by NatureThe Black SquirrelHoneygrow (open), BGR The Burger Joint (open), Mezeh Mediterranean Grille (open) and Nando’s Peri-Peri (open). Both the Fairfax County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors have also approved the addition of “up to 576 multifamily units, 700,000 square feet of office space and 1.4 million square feet of new development to the existing office park,” RestonNow reports. New structures will include an eight-story office building, a 22-story office building, a 22-story residential building and a seven-story office building on top of the current parking structure.

Potomac, Md.-based developer Foulger-Pratt seeks to build a mixed-use 1.5 million-square-foot project on Reston Association Drive at an estimated cost of $400M. The existing office park would be replaced with eight development blocks, featuring an eight-level assisted living facility with 210 units; a combination of townhouses and two-over-two flats totaling 183 units; a condo building with 154 units; a 14-story office building; a seven-story residential building with 360 units; and ground-level retail. —RestonNow

Peter Lawrence Cos. and MRP Realty seek to build a mixed-used development at Issac Newton Square, located at Sunset Hills Road and Wiehle Avenue, RestonNow reports. The proposed 2,100 residential units — located within a 10 block area— will be a combination of apartments, condos, flats and townhouses; the development will also have retail and office space. A full-size athletic field is also included in the plans. These plans have been submitted to the county, but haven’t been accepted for review yet.

McLean-based developer Norton Scott plans to build a $50 million condominium north of Reston Town Center. The building is slated to have 59 units priced between $850,000 and $1 million, according to The Washington Business Journal.

Fairfax County published a piece about the new 8.4 acre Reston Station Promenade, planned for across the street from Reston Station and the metro (corner of Sunset Hills Road and Wiehle Avenue). The property currently houses 30 office condos, a two-story medical building and a Bank of America. According to Fairfax County, “the redevelopment plan replaces these low-rise, suburban buildings with four new high-rise buildings that include up to 80,000 square feet in ground-floor retail that will include two residential building with up to 540 units, 14-story office with 300,000 square feet and a 23-story, 280-room hotel with up to 80 private residences. The developer is also actively seeking a boutique music and entertainment venue for the development.”

Boston Properties is building 17FIFTY, a 17-story, 270,000 sqft mixed-use project at 1750 Presidents St. in Reston Town Center. The building will have 8,000 square feet of retail space and a four-floor below-grade parking garage. Leidos has signed a contract to occupy the entire building for its new headquarters come 2020, according to RestonNow

Fannie Mae will lease 850,000 square feet in the future Reston Gateway — also owned by Boston Properties — a 28-acre project that will bring 4.8 million square feet of development to the north side of the Reston metro station, including 2.2 million square feet of office, up to 2,010 residential units, a hotel and 93,900 square feet of retail and restaurant space.

New York-based real estate development company Tishman Speyer seeks to redevelop more than 14 acres of land in the southwest quadrant of the Dulles Toll Road and Reston Parkway into Reston Crossing with six new buildings — including three residential — organized around a central park and other public amenities. —RestonNow

Atlantic Realty Companies seeks to construct a mid-rise 145-unit residential building in Reston Corner (located in the southwest corner of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive), according to RestonNow, with up to 1,200 square feet of retail.

Developer Brookfield Properties’ has received approval from the Fairfax Co. Board of Supervisors for their local project Reston Crescent, a 36-acre plot of land located “on the north side of Sunrise Valley Drive between Edmund Halley Drive and Reston Parkway. The property will be carved into eight new urban blocks,” according to Fairfax County. In addition:

  • The two buildings currently on the plot of land will be joined by six new ones, bringing 1.5 million square feet in new office space.
  • 1,721 residential units, a 200-room hotel and 380,000 square feet of retail
  • Wegmans intents to build an 110,000 sqft urban-format store here, as well. According to Fairfax County, “the grocer will occupy the seven-story building’s ground floor with 380 residential units above, plus 1,000 parking spaces. … To accommodate Wegmans, the developer will build a third, southbound lane on Reston Parkway. This expansion will occur in phases, starting with the section of road that fronts Wegmans.
  • Reston Crescent will offer 8.5 acres of open space [and] will feature seven new urban parks.”
  • Brookfield Properties also will provide a new, full-sized athletic field, at a location TBD.

Toll Brothers’ new development of 54 open-concept townhomes at 11720 Sunrise Valley Drive — dubbed Valley & Park — will replace an office building. The townhomes, priced in the $800Ks, are located across the street from Sunrise Square.

Roland Clarke Place has been re-developed into the Sunrise Square cluster (11690 Sunrise Valley Drive), featuring 34 townhouses (priced in the upper $800Ks) and 6 open-concept 2BD/2BA condos (priced from the low $500Ks), by Sekas Homes.

Rooney Properties is buying part of The Meridian Group’s office property at 11111 Sunset Hills Road to build 175 multi-family residential units and 13 townhomes, according to CurbedDCThe developer will also have to rezone an adjacent parcel that they own at 1831 Michael Faraday Drive, which is planned to have 243 residential units “13 single-family attached and 283 multi-family dwelling units, along with up to 10,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space.The property owners say the multi-family structure would have seven stories, approximately 85 feet in height, and will have an attached seven-story parking garage.”

Kensington Senior Development LLC has received approval from the Fairfax County Planning Commission to build an assisted living facility at 11501 Sunrise Valley Drive, according to RestonNow, which would feature a two- to three-story, 65,000 91,000-square-foot Reston facility with up to 91 rooms 75 rooms 91 units and up to 125 105 125 to 135 beds, plus a parking garage. However, the Board of Supervisors has deferred making a decision about the project for a second time, as of Feb. 7. The decision has been delayed until the Feb. 20 meeting for reasons not given.

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge Senior Living Community, developed by Colts Neck Road LLC, is under construction. The 4.3-acre site at 2222 Colts Neck Road — across from Hunters Woods Village Center — will feature apartments, along with IntegraCare’s 230,000 square foot assisted living facility, which will offer 210 senior living units — including 90 independent living units, 81 for assisted living, 24 for memory care and 15 for special needs. The community is slated to open in spring 2019.

The plans submitted by Renaissance Centro 1801, LLC to rezone 1801 Old Reston Avenue have been approved by the Fairfax County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors, according to RestonNow. Located on the west side of Old Reston Avenue, south side of Temporary Road and East of Reston Parkway, the project seeks to replace the existing three-story office building with a 20-story high-rise for-sale condominium containing up to 150 units (consisting of 126 market rate units and 24 workforce dwelling units). Residents will have the option of buying one parking space per unit.

  • MVB Bank, Inc. will close its Reston branch on 1801 Old Reston Avenue on Aug. 17,” writes RestonNow, and “relocate to 12100 Sunset Hills Road, Suite R13 on Aug. 20.”

Comstock has submitted plans to Fairfax County for a mixed-use development — known as The Promenade at Reston Station — “to be located south of Sunset Hills Road and immediately north of Reston Station and the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station,” according to RestonNow. The plans show 500 residential units, about 91,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and another 178,000 square feet for office or hotel use.

“Comstock Partners plans to begin construction this spring on a $95 million, 180,000-square-foot trophy-class office building — known as 1906 Reston Metro Plaza — at its massive Reston Station development, with completion slated for January 2020,” according to the Washington Business Journal. “The [Reston Station] 16-story, 365,000-square-foot trophy-class office tower — notable for its angular shape and Dulles Toll Road visibility — delivered late last year but so far has one only lease, with co-working provider Spaces taking about 40,000 square feet. … Comstock said it expects to begin construction next year on the third office building: a 250,000-square-foot tower called 1902 Reston Metro Plaza.”

This is in addition to their two projects currently underway:

  • Now open — BLVD | Reston Station is a 24-story, 450-unit building next to the 2,300-space metro parking garage, located at the Wiehle-Reston Station
  • Comstock is in the final stages of purchasing the Sunset Hills Professional Park (a one-story office condo complex) located at Sunset Hills Road and Wiehle Avenue, which will be developed into the 400-unit Momentum Condominiums. The tower will include ground floor retail, a wide boulevard with trees, residential and office.

Located at the intersection of Verisign Way and Woodland Park Road, Woodland Park Waterview will bring 295 apartments in a five-story building to wrap around the parking garage currently in the center of the development; 56 two-over-two, townhouse-style multifamily units; and 32 attached, four-story townhouses.

Rubenstein Partners announced in early November 2016 that it has purchased the 180,000 sqft. five-story building at 11493 Sunset Hills Road for $18.6 million. Unisys Corp. recently vacated the building after more than 10 years. The building will get a fitness center, conference center and food service areas in hopes of attracting tech companies. —RestonNow

Lake Anne Fellowship House (11405 North Shore Drive), an affordable housing senior development, will go before RA’s Design and Review Board on Sept. 18. The plans call for creating a new, eight-story development that will replace all 240 existing units. “The remainder of the property will include up to 72 market-rate, for-sale townhouses to help finance the senior housing construction project,” RestonNow reported. Amenities are slated to include a social hall, crafts room, fitness room, wellness center, a game room, two plazas and community gardens.

The overall plan for the Vornado Development plan has been approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. It calls to keep the current office buildings, but replace open space and surface parking with Lincoln Commerce Park, a seven-story, 200-unit residential building (see next paragraph) with an interior courtyard and underground parking; a 24-story, 300-unit residential building; a 22-story, 385,000-square-foot office building; and a 14-story, 175-room hotel. There would also be retail in the first three floors of several buildings, plus a central plaza and promenade, as well as five park areas. Residents of the development will also be Reston Association members.

  • (Updated Dec. 9, 2016Vornado Realty Trust has received approval from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to build Lincoln at Commerce Park at 1831 Wiehle, located at the intersection of Commerce Park Drive, Association Drive and Sunrise Valley Drive.

Bozzuto Development Co. and landowner Chuck Veatch have started work on a 417,257-square-foot, 421-unit multifamily building with 10,000 square feet of retail on a 5.5-acre site adjacent to Comstock’s Reston Station. The parcel is located in the 11400 block of Sunset Hill Road and is the former home of Reston Mini-Storage.

(Updated April 21, 2017) Fairfax County Supervisor Cathy Hudgins issued a news release [April 20] announcing the cancellation of a April 25 community meeting on the revised redevelopment proposal for St John’s Wood apartments. According to the release, Bozzuto Development Company, Inc. has decided to “indefinitely defer the application for the redevelopment of the St John’s Wood apartment complex.”

(Updated Nov. 21, 2016 via RestonNow) Pulte Homes has received approval from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to replace a single-story office building and a parking lot with 44 residences, to be known as Lofts at Reston Station, of 42 stacked townhouses (2-over-2) 12 2-over-2 townhouses and 32 multifamily units at 1825 Michael Faraday Drive.

Now open — EXO at Excelsior Parc, which houses two 16-story residential towers, has 457 units and is located at 1897 Oracle Way near the intersection of Sunset Hills and Reston Parkway. Between the two towers is outdoor seating, dining areas, a swimming pool and landscaping. There are also 642 parking spaces.

New Commercial Real Estate Developments

San Diego-based big data and analytics firm BigBear, Inc. has opened an office at 12007 Sunrise Valley Drive.

Sunrise Technology Policy, a 21-acre office parking with four existing buildings, will expand to nearly 943,000 square feet of space for data centers. CoreSite chose Reston over Loudoun County. —RestonNow

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved plans May 15 to replace a parking lot in Lake Fairfax Business Park with a 138-room, four-story hotel, as proposed by TH Holding Company. —RestonNow

Coming soon from Akridge and RTC Partnership LLC — One Reston Town Center: Located at 1760 Reston Pkwy., plans call for a 23-story, 420,000 sqft building, which will replace the five-story office building currently standing on the site. The building will feature a six-story glass enclosed atrium lobby; a 30,000 sqft landscaped, outdoor plaza; private rooftop lounge and terraces; and fitness facility. There will also be 15,000 sqft of retail space, eight high-speed elevators and a six-level garage. —RestonNow.com.

Defense contractor General Dynamics announced it intends to build a 190,000-square-foot headquarters on a 22-acre lot currently owned by Boston Properties. The site is at 11011 Sunset Hills, between Wiehle Avenue and Hunter Mill Road and bordered on one edge by the W&OD Trail.

Fairfax County is preparing for the redevelopment 49 acres from New Dominion Parkway to Bowman Town Drive and Town Center Parkway to Fountain Drive. The area encompasses the current Reston Regional Library, the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, the North County Human Services Center and the former Cameron Glen Care Center site.

The county eventually envisions a mixed-use district, with renovated or relocated space for the library and shelter, as well as offices, hotels, a performing arts center and at least 1,000 new residences. The Fairfax County Park Authority also plans to build an indoor pool and recreation center at Town Center North.

INGH Properties II has submitted a special exception to develop an assisted living facility, with memory care services consisting of 134 units at 10819 Leesburg Pike.

Briefly

  • Update here (July 6, 2016) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is seeking a zoning change in order to build a 16,558-square-foot location at Crowell and Hunter Mill roads, according to RestonNow. The church plans a one-story building with 292 seats and 233 parking spots.
  • At 1831 Wiehle Ave., a 75,000-square-foot office building will be converted into a mixed-use building with 504 multi-family residential units and up to 61,000-square-feet of retail.
  • Five hundred apartments, a 175-room hotel, roughly 400,000-square-feet of office, and ground-floor retail are coming to the sites of 1850 Centennial Park Drive, 11400 Commerce Park Drive and 11440 Commerce Park Drive, respectively.

Recently opened (within the last few months)

  • Lululemon — Reston Town Center, 11957 Market St.
  • Inova Urgent Care center — 1488 North Point Village Center
  • &pizza — Reston Town Center, 1818 Library St.
  • The Bike Lane — 11150 Sunset Hills Road
  • Balducci’s —Reston Town Center, 1871 Fountain Drive, in the Signature Luxury Residences
  • J-Petal — 2260 Hunter Woods Village Center
  • Chick-fil-a — 1494 North Point Village Center
  • Founding Farmers — Reston Station, 1901 Reston Metro Plaza Drive
  • Sweet Leaf Cafe — Reston Station, 1908 Reston Metro Plaza
  • Total Wine & More — 11620 Plaza America Drive
  • Rise Well-Being Center — 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 150
  • Chef on Wheels — 1810 Michael Faraday Drive
  • Make Offices — Reston Town Center, 12110 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 600
  • Kiln & Co. Pottery — Lake Anne Plaza, 1631 Washington Plaza N.

Recently closed

  • At Reston Town Center: Edible Incredible DessertsRed Velvet CupcakeryNeyla Mediterranean BistroAppalachian SpringM&S Grill and Ann Taylor
  • Ravel Dance Studio has moved from North Point Village Center to The Spectrum

Updated Oct. 13, 2018

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