Arlington Firefighters Move Into New Fire Station 10 in Rosslyn
Construction on the three towers of The Highlands, which started in October 2018, is wrapping up. The fire station appears to have finished earlier than developer Penzance anticipated. A spokeswoman previously told ARLnow the station would be ready in the fall, along with a new apartment tower and condo tower.
Passersby can see a 35-foot tall sculpture of a bronze nozzle with twisting spirals of stainless steel, representing water. At night, light illuminates the stainless spirals. The art installation, a tribute to firefighters, marks the first time public art has adorned a fire station.
Baltimore artists David and Eli Hess were commissioned for the art, which was funded by Penzance as a part of the development process.
Fire Station 10 is part of the 2015 Western Rosslyn Area Planning Study, which created a plan for developing the neighborhood. Other parts of the study included The Heights school building, the new Rosslyn Highlands Park and the recently completed Queens Court Residences affordable housing development (1801 N. Quinn Street), which features a new playground on-site.read more
As Interest in Luxury DC Apartments Soars, Developers Are Competing to Offer the Most Extravagant Amenities Possible
This development in Rosslyn consists of three separate residence towers: two apartment buildings, Aubrey and Evo, and the condominium tower Pierce. While Aubrey and Pierce are currently open, Evo is expected to be ready for move-ins next month. One-bedrooms at Pierce are on the market in the $900,00 range, while one-bedrooms at Aubrey and Evo start around $2,300 a month.
Aubrey has many of the amenities one would expect at a luxury apartment—a rooftop pool, an exhibition kitchen, a coworking area, a high-end gym—and Pierce has a two-story fitness center. But Evo’s amenities are especially bougie. Think a 65-foot-long rooftop pool […]read more
New Rossyln Development Marks Construction Milestone
A project that is changing the skyline of Arlington has just celebrated its “topping out.”
The massive Highlands residential development in Rosslyn recently reached its full height. Construction, which has continued through the pandemic and some notable challenges, is expected to wrap up in the second half of 2021.
It’s located at 1555 Wilson Blvd, at a high point in the Rosslyn neighborhood, adjacent to H-B Woodlawn’s new building known as […]read more
Penzance Offers Peek into Herndon Office Park Revitalization
Penzance, a DC-based real-estate firm, is offering a peek into its revitalization plans for Spring Park, an office park located at 455 and 475 Springpark Place.
The office park is located within a mile of the company’s planned major mixed-use neighborhood near the future Herndon Metro Station. The firm acquired 10 single-story buildings for $75 million nearly one year ago.
In an Aug. 5 presentation to the Town of Herndon’s Architectural Review Board, Penzance indicated it is looking into “revitalizing the whole site” and improving its connection to the Washington & Old Dominion Trail.
So […]read more
DC Investment Firm Adds to Silver Line Portfolio With $50.5 Million Purchase
Penzance has snapped up a mixed-use complex near the Innovation Center Metro station in Herndon, Virginia, as the rollout of the Silver Line Metrorail extension continues to draw new development interest.
The D.C.-based real estate investment company paid $50.5 million to BET Investments to buy The Mark at Dulles Station in an off-market deal, Penzance confirmed. BET, a commercial real estate owner, developer and manager led by Toll Brothers co-founder Bruce Toll, had owned the 169-unit apartment and retail building since 2014 after acquiring it for nearly $39.3 million.
Penzance had been targeting investments around the future Herndon station before heading one […]read more