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national landing - amazon hq2

Thanks to Amazon, the spotlight is certainly shining bright on Crystal City these days. This urban neighborhood is a great place to work, live and play, and it’s now home to the new Amazon HQ2.

It’s estimated the online giant will eventually bring 25,000 new jobs to the area and give a major boost to local real estate. The project’s first towers are planned for Crystal City and that could mean big things for the future.

With the expectation that many of those employees will be searching for a nearby place to live, residential prices in the area are already on the rise. Which much of Arlington consists of a diverse mix of housing, most homes in Crystal City tend to be multi-unit buildings, including high-rise condos and apartments.

Some of the

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carver place - arlington va

For a luxury lifestyle just steps from the Pentagon, consider the new townhomes of Carver Place. This new development from Craftmark Homes offers dozens of three- and four-bedroom townhomes for buyers to choose from in Arlington.

Most of the homes in Carver Place offer between 2,000 square feet to 2,600 square feet of living space. Available homes come in five different desirable floor plans.

Buyers have their choice of three luxury design packages, including traditional, transitional or modern. Many of the homes also come with high ceilings and some include outdoor terraces.

As well, you’ll find some wide-plank engineered hardwoods, maple cabinetry in the kitchens and quartz countertops. In addition, expect to find things like stainless

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select at gaslight square - arlington va

Find Old World charm and contemporary finishes with The Select at Gaslight Square in Arlington. This newer construction property is home to around three-dozen condos in one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations, including some generous two-level penthouse units.

The loft-style condos are sleek and sophisticated, with such luxurious extras as soaring ceilings, gas fireplaces and lofts. You will also find some gourmet kitchens with a breakfast bar and plenty of attention to detail.

Buyers typically choose from large floor plans of around 1,100 to 1,900 square feet of living space. Some of the units come with sweeping, double height ceilings of up to 19-feet, while all upper-level units come with direct elevator access.

The five-story property

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pierce condos - arlington va

Soaring 27 stories high above Rosslyn, Pierce at The Highlands is a distinctive collection of new construction condos. Residents of this condo tower enjoy sweeping views of the DC skyline and the Potomac from some private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows.

With around 100 condominium homes to choose from in all, a majority of the units in the building range from around 1,200 square feet to 2,500 square feet of living space. Options include a one-bedroom with a den offering around 1,200 square feet of living space, or a larger two-bedroom, some of which come with a private balcony and direct elevator access.

Some of the largest floor plans include two-bedrooms plus a den and at least 1,900 square feet of living space. Common features and

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crystal gateway - arlington va

A true icon of the neighborhood, the Crystal Gateway condos rise up high above Crystal City. This established high-rise stands 18-stories high, with a distinguished, curving façade that easily makes it stand out in the neighborhood.

Originally built in the early 1980s, there are now more than 170 condos for buyers to choose from in the building. Potential buyers are treated to a range of different floor plans, even including a two-story penthouse with floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular views of the DC area.

Prospective new residents can expect to find light-filled units with large, modernized kitchens and remodeled baths. Other units have seen even more updates over the years, including the addition of hardwood floors and some built-ins.

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2020 top cities for runners

Graphic: SmartAsset

As the pandemic stretches on, more and more people are looking for a way to exercise. For some, that means lacing up their running shoes.

In particular, the financial company SmartAsset found cities in the Midwest seem to be especially popular with runners. While Minneapolis and Omaha took the website’s top two spots for 2020, Arlington followed close behind.

For several reasons, SmartAsset, put Arlington close to the top of its list when it comes to “Best Cities for Runners- 2020”. This is the fourth year in a row that SmartAsset has come out with its annual list. For the past two years Arlington has hung onto first place.

While third place is hardly something to feel bad about, some of the other cities on the list

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arlington ridge va real estate

Imagine a place where you can soak up some fantastic views of DC, without giving up the enjoyment of a quiet, neighborhood setting. That vision becomes reality in the neighborhood of Arlington Ridge.

This residential neighborhood sits in southern Arlington, with a hillside setting that’s hard to surpass. Largely residential, Arlington Ridge is close to Alexandria and the Pentagon.

It’s full of homes primarily built between the 1920s to around the mid-century mark. This long-standing community has served as home to some area residents for generations.

Known for having a wide selection of single-family homes, Arlington Ridge is the kind of neighborhood where you can spend time out in your back yard, and not have to worry about the quality of

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arlington forest - arlington va

With its tree-lined streets and its Colonial homes, Arlington Forest presents the appeal of the suburbs, and the convenience of easy access to DC. Made up primarily of single-family homes, the neighborhood sits in Arlington, and its known for its mature trees and nearby parkland.

A majority of the hundreds of homes that make up Arlington Forest were built in the late 1930s through the late 1940s by the very same homebuilder. That’s why so many of homes in the neighborhood today work so well together.

Many of the all-brick Colonials you’ll find throughout Arlington Forest are originals, despite the fact that some homeowners have since added on to the homes. Still, the character of the neighborhood remains unspoiled, as it is small enough to offer

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 arlington va

If you’re looking for a great place to live in the DC area, consider putting Arlington at the top of your wish list. From its highly rated public schools to its local amenities, you’re sure to find plenty of good reasons to make the move to Arlington.

It should come as no surprise then that recently ranked Arlington the best city to live in the nation. While it may technically be a county, Arlington has led the website’s list of the “Best Cities to Live” since 2016.

It calculates its rankings not only on the quality of local schools but also on things like walkability, abundant nightlife opportunities, a low crime rate and job opportunities.

Arlington received an overall Niche grade of an A+. As part of that, it received an A+ for

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waverly hills - arlington va

Noted as one of the nation’s top real estate markets this year, Waverly Hills continues to charm residents with its picture-perfect qualities. This nationally registered historic district offers well-kept homes, tree-lined streets and a friendly atmosphere.

Described by some as an urban village, nearly 500 detached homes make up Waverly Hills, the majority of which date back to the late 1930s and 1940s. While some of the old brick Colonials in the neighborhood are original, there are also some older homes that have been remodeled or even torn down and replaced by larger, newer construction homes in Waverly Hills.

That’s why today you’ll see a real mix of home styles and sizes throughout the neighborhood. Waverly Hills is also home to the

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