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In a major announcement for the DC area, Virginia Tech is headed to National Landing. The university plans to bring its new Innovation Campus to Potomac Yard.
The graduate campus is coming to the area north of Regal Cinemas and south of Four Mile Run. This puts it only about a quarter of a mile away from the Potomac Yard Metro Station.
It also puts the campus closer to Amazon’s new headquarters, with a focus on computer science and technology in generating future economic growth. Virginia Tech officials view the one million square foot campus as an ideal spot for supporting the university’s plan of developing new research, programs and tech talent for the area.
In particular, the new Innovation Campus will be…