CBRE’s Hana Makes East Coast Debut in JBG Partnership

CBRE’s newly launched flexible office space unit, Hana, is opening its first outpost on the East Coast via a roughly 40,000-square-foot presence in JBG Smith’s 2451 Crystal Drive in Arlington, Va.

The firm has partnered to take nearly 39,000 square feet at JBG’s 11-story, 400,000-square-foot office property in National Landing. Like Hana’s other locations in Dallas and Irvine, Calif., the space will offer…

County Board Approves Crystal Houses Development

During its meeting this past Saturday, the Board approved plans for the 17-acre Crystal Houses site that will add 819 new residential units to the property across four new apartment buildings and three rows of townhouses. The two existing Crystal Houses apartment buildings will remain as-is.

The plans include two new public parks, 627 new below-grade parking spaces, and a small amount of…

American Legion Redevelopment to Get $1 Million Affordable Housing Grant from Amazon

A third of Amazon’s $3 million June donation for affordable housing in and around Arlington will go to the redevelopment of the American Legion post in Virginia Square.

“The funds will dramatically drive down the rental rates” for ten units at the 160-unit development, located at 3445 Washington Blvd, according to the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH).

“We are so honored that the Foundation and Amazon chose APAH for the initial gift. This contribution will go a long way in making this special project even more impactful,” said APAH President and CEO Nina Janopaul…

Amazon to Fund Revamped Park from High Line Designer

The company and its architecture firm presented the latest plans for its permanent headquarters in Pentagon City to the Arlington Transportation Commission last night, ahead of an expected vote by the County Board on Dec. 14.

Amazon has offered to contribute a record $20 million to Arlington’s Affordable Housing Investment Fund, in exchange for being able to build the first half of its HQ2 bigger than otherwise would be permitted by zoning. The plans include two 22-story towers with a total of 2.15 million square feet of office and retail space…