TYSONS TIZZY
January 19, 2012
By: Staff

... At Tysons event yesterday, all-star panelists said 17 applications there—representing 44M SF—have been submitted for new developments and rezonings since Fairfax County approved a new comprehensive plan...

...The development community should be patient with progress at Tysons, says WDG Architecture's George Dove: “Though it won't crystalize overnight, real progress is being made.” Designing a critically-needed working street grid will be difficult without cooperation between property owners, and he says the real challenge is to create vibrant public spaces connecting each new development with the area's four new Metro stations. The big upside? No height and density restrictions, creating a unique opportunity for landmark architecture...

... it's the beneficiary of the CRE industry's annual field day: the Real Estate Games. Started by Studley's Adam Singer and helped to grow by CBRE's Sherry Cushman, last year it raised over $400k to beat the condition...

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