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Today the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is unconstitutional. You can read the entire decision here. The NVTA was created by the Virginia General Assembly earlier this year, to levy taxes for Northern Virginia transportation projects. I wrote abou...
02/29/2008
Arlington County announced a new development project on the corner of North Glebe & Wilson Blvd. Also known as old the Bob Peck site, the new project will include: 400,000 square feet of office space, 36,000 square feet of retail space, 90 units of affordable housing, 28 town homes. I drove arou...
02/29/2008
Mark your calendars for public hearing at the county. WHEN: March 27, 2008 (Budget) March 29, 2008 (Tax rate) TIME: 7 PM, scheduled (could be sooner if other agenda items end quickly) WHERE: Room 307 #1 Courthouse Plaza, 2100 Clarendon BLVD. What Are The County’s Plan: 1. Your Arlington 2008 rea...
02/29/2008
The last office building planned for Shirlington is almost complete. Randolph Square will have over 200,000 square feet of office space, retail stores and a nice new parking garage to add some much needed parking. The exciting news is that this shiny new building now has a bright new tenant: The...
02/20/2008
I turned on the TV news on Tuesday morning to the news that the stock market was down 400 points and the Fed has cut the interest rate almost a whole point! My first thought was: Our government is really scared. This is the same administration that has been wearing rose colored glasses for the pa...
02/13/2008
Yes– I did something you should never do when you have a small business. I changed my cell phone number. 703–772–5555 is a great number– who wouldn’t want to keep it? If you read my recent interview with the Real Estate Tomato, you might have picked up on the fact that I had to get a new blackber...
02/13/2008
Located in beautiful Mosby Woods, a subdivision with old-town charm and pristinely kept single-family homes, 3243 Sherman Street offers space, design and features not evenly matched by its lovely neighboring homes. With a fantastic floor plan perfect for entertaining and relaxing at home, its al...
02/13/2008
It’s almost mid-October and it was 92 degrees today here in the DC area. We broke a record set back in the 1930s. I can’t even imagine what it was like to live in 92 degrees in the 1930s. It was the time before air-conditioning. So hot was hot- there was no escape. I know what the houses were lik...
10/14/2007
Edwin Schnedl, AIA a well-known architect in Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia, completely redesigned and rebuilt this home to make it more livable and energy efficient. Schnedl studied under Frank Lloyd Wright & was greatly influenced by his use of light, color & natural materials by setting...
10/14/2007
I was driving down Wilson Blvd on Saturday heading to pick up clients and had a “WOW” reaction when I saw the tearing down of this building on the corner of Wilson Blvd & Oakland Street. I often see the cranes going up and the buildings being built– but rarely get to see the destruction that pre...
10/14/2007
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