October 2019

Found 13 blog entries for October 2019.

national landing

Support appears to be growing for a National Landing branding campaign. As the Crystal City Business Improvement District moves forward with absorbing portions of Pentagon City and Potomac Yard, some see a name change as the next logical step in the process.

With support from commercial property owners, the Arlington County Board recently approved a 76-percent boost in land for the BID. The land in question currently sits in Potomac Yard and Pentagon City, including land slated for the new Amazon HQ2.

Supporters say going by one name would help to better distinguish the area as one unified location. It’s not a done deal just yet. Proponents of a name change say they’re still interested in hearing what community and area stakeholders have to say

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dc millennials

 If you’re single, that’s one more good reason to consider making a move to the DC area. DC and Arlington were both recently named top cities for singles.  The findings come from Apartmentlist.com. Last Valentine’s Day the website ranked the best and worst cities for dating, putting both cities near the top.

The list put the most weight on one particular category. That category measured how satisfied singles are with dating opportunities in their city. The study also took into account satisfaction with a city’s social life and dating affordability. For that particular category, analysts looked at the average price it costs for two people to go out to dinner and to a movie. Then they compared the cost to median earnings of singles in the area.

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kingman park - washington dc

If you’re in the market for your very first home, Kingman Park is a good option to begin your search in the DC area. The neighborhood is a great value, especially when it comes to first-time home buyers.

Many of the homes of Kingman Park are brick rowhouses with large front porches ideal for families and neighbors. Mostly built up around the 1920s to 1940s, some of the homes of Kingman Park have been recently renovated to add in such upscale features and finishes as stainless steel appliances and granite or quartz countertops.

Of course, you’ll also find plenty of charming character with many of the homes in this neighborhood. That’s not to say all of the homes are older homes.

You will also likely find some newer construction options,

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