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Navid Roshan-Afshar

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Synergy Immediate Care Opens in Tysons

February 1, 2015

Synergy Immediate Care, a brand new primary and urgent care practice, is opening its doors on Monday, February 2. Located in the heart of Tysons Corner immediately adjacent to the DMV on Gallows Road, at the site of the former Gibbs College, it will be open 7 days a week, starting at 730 in...
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Garfield Parcel Assembles High Rise Tower Crane

January 29, 2015

Despite what some local macroeconomics experts might be telling you, the construction boom continues unabated in Tysons. Considering Fairfax has gained 40,000 residents since the 2010 census, and that there is no chance there were 15,000-18,000 new homes built in the county, it is obvious that residential multi-family remains marketable. Lucky for Tysons high...
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Tysons Assessed Values 2000 Through 2014 Animated

January 28, 2015

We’ve compiled over 10 years of tax information in order to understand how the Tysons area has evolved and continues to evolve since 2000. Some interesting points, in 2010 and 2011 Tysons (and most of Northern Virginia) saw some major assessed value depression caused largely by a reduction in government contracts. This was most...
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Nouvelle Arbor Row Nears Final Height

January 25, 2015

The last time we discussed the construction at Arbor Row was this past summer, when the rising Nouvelle apartments was only 12 floors above ground. Six months later and the building is almost to its final height, 27-stories, except for some final mechanical enclosures. There is still a lot of work left, and construction...
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Fairfax Connector Proposing Improvements and Tweaks to Silver Line Bus Routes

January 21, 2015
Bus Meeting In Vienna To Discuss New Fairfax Connector Service

It’s been nearly 6 months since the Fairfax Connector bus service was realigned to take into account the new Silver Line extensions to Tysons and Reston. It was apparent, after only this short amount of time, some of the plans on paper would not function well in reality. We have been persistently highlighting some...
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1775 Tysons Boulevard Facade Glazing Begins

January 19, 2015

Just the other day, we were asked by a reader when the glass facade for the new 1775 Tysons Boulevard was expected to go up. Only a week after the question had been posed we have an answer. The non-ground floor levels started receiving the glazing (exterior windows) late last week, and it looks...
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WMATA Operational Costs Compared to Other Jurisdictions

January 14, 2015

The following charts were created using data from National Transit Database information located here and is based on the latest full year data for all jurisdictions. Cost of living (COL) was derived from payscale.com. Major takeaways from the data. WMATA systems cost more on a personnel and on a total operation basis for rail &...
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Capital One Tysons Highrise Preparing For Foundation Construction

January 13, 2015

The much anticipated Capital One headquarters, which at 470′ will be the tallest commercial building in the region once completed, is showing signs of construction progress. Crews have been spending the past few months bringing the overall site to final elevations, including work on a new road grid link for the campus. It now...
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Fairfax Connector Losing Possible Riders Without NextBus

January 11, 2015
Bus Stop by Elvert Barnes

The completion of Silver Line Phase 1 provided Fairfax County, and their county bus system Fairfax Connector, an opportunity to realign many routes that had not changed in years to better connect passengers to the Silver Line. By removing many east-west paths that were redundant with the Silver Line, Fairfax Connector was able to...
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MITRE Building 4 Rising Above Previous Campus Buildings

January 7, 2015

MITRE Building 4 isn’t the most ambitious new project in Tysons, lacking some of the mixed use and high density qualities that other new buildings have been incorporating into their designs. Compared to its prior generation neighbors at the MITRE campus however, the new MITRE Building 4 is a indication of the power of...
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Elan Tysons West Begins Vertical Construction

January 5, 2015

It was late summer when we happened to cross paths with the under construction Elan Tysons West, which had broken ground without much ceremony or public relations. Similar to Greystar’s first tower in Tysons, Ascent, the completion of the project has been focused on delivery first and pageantry second. Now heading into the core...
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