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national landing va

Excitement is certainly growing for Amazon’s new headquarters, and it’s starting to show with a steep increase in home prices. The new Amazon HQ2 offices are coming to National Landing, and that’s already pushed home prices in the area up considerably.

According to one listing service, the median asking price of a single-family home in the same Zip code as Amazon’s new headquarters shot up 99.9-percent between June of last year and June of this year. Bright MLS found premium pricing particularly in the area closest to Amazon’s new headquarters.

The company made its announcement last November. In December the listing service reported a more than 75-percent jump in the median list price of homes in the area.

Taking a slightly broader look, the

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 cherrydale - arlington va

A fantastic destination for families, the Cherrydale neighborhood is known for its quiet streets, area parks and its mix of housing options. This quaint community may exist in North Arlington and close to urban attractions, but it still retains more of a small-town feel.

That may, perhaps, be traced to its roots. The neighborhood actually gains its name from a large cherry orchard once found in the area.

While some settled in the neighborhood after the Civil War, it was the introduction of a railway line around the turn-of-the-century which really kicked off neighborhood development. It didn’t take long for new homes to go up, bringing in a variety of different home styles for new residents to choose from.

To this day, a majority of homes in

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 lyon village park - arlington va

Containing around 800 residences, Lyon Village in Arlington provides an ideal location for many in the DC area to call home. Made up of mostly detached homes, Lyon Village also offers a select number of condos, townhouses and apartments for prospective residents to choose from.

Mostly built-up in the 1920s and 1930s, Lyon Village began as one of DC’s earliest streetcar suburbs. It also holds the distinction of sitting on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

You’ll find a mix of different home designs still standing throughout the community, including Craftsman, Georgian Revival, Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival. Unlike some other neighborhoods, though, nearby development hasn’t changed the community’s

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 eclipse on center park - 3600 & 3650 S Glebe Road Arlington VA 22202

For the added convenience of living in National Landing and a range of available floor plans, consider the many options of living at Eclipse on Center Park. Made up of two towers, the property sits near Potomac Yard, with generous views overlooking the city skyline and the Potomac River.

Found at Jefferson Highway and South Glebe Road, the Arlington location is just a short walk away from the nearby shopping, dining and entertainment options of Potomac Yard. In addition, the property sits close to the Metro, the Mount Vernon Bike Trail for easy outdoor recreation, plus within walking distance of National Airport and the fun of Four Mile Run Park.

The building offers up the convenience of ground-level retail space too, with plans to help entice

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 arlington is fit

Full of area parks, trails and other opportunities for outdoor recreation, it’s not hard to understand why Arlington was just named the fittest city in the country. The new ranking comes from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation.

The annual ACSM American Fitness Index takes into account the 100 largest cities in the U.S., ranking them in terms of dozens of different health-related indicators. Those categories range from health behaviors to community infrastructure.

Arlington took the very top spot for 2019 with an overall score of 87.3. In fact, Arlington ranked as one of the top 10 cities for 22 of the 33 indicators studied to come up with the ranking.

In six specific cases Arlington ranked as number one. Those

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 trafalgar flats - arlington va

Only a handful of units remain up for sale at Trafalgar Flats, where already more than 80-percent of available units are sold. Immediate move-in possibilities exist for the remaining studios, one- and two-bedroom units, with prices starting in the $300,000s.

Delivered last year, the new Arlington property not only enjoys an enviable location, but also some impressive private additions. Options start at around a cozy 400 square feet of living space, while some of the largest units in Trafalgar Flats easily make room for more than 900 square feet of living space.

In all, the upscale property provides for nearly 80 private residences. New buyers can expect to find such stylish inclusions as stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and large

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pierce condos - 1555 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA

For luxury amenities in Rosslyn, consider the possibilities of Pierce. Part of The Highlands, a mixed-use development slated to be finished in 2021, Pierce is one of three planned residential buildings in the area. While the other two are slated for apartments, Pierce will offer 104 condo units.

Under construction at the former site of an old office building, the new Pierce tower will sit on the top of a hill, with a full 27-stories of planned condos and amenities. Ranging from a one-bedroom with a den to a two-bedroom and even three-bedroom design, the new tower offers up plenty of options, starting with 1,200 square feet of living space.

Some of the largest condos, however, will boast a more generous 2.400 square feet of living space. Future

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crystal city business improvement districtGraphic: Crystal City Business Improvement District

Formed to promote the offerings of Crystal City, the Crystal City Business Improvement District works to continually promote local restaurants, retailers, businesses and the residential community as a whole.  Essentially a BID is a private/public partnership for business and property owners to collectively contribute to the development, promotion and maintenance of a commercial district.

Property owners within the boundary elect a Board of Directors to governor the BID. The board is made up of a mix of tenants, business representatives, property owners, and others with an interest in the area.

The Crystal City BID has six core areas it focuses on including economic development, transportation,

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 runners

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Whether you’re an avid runner or just like to take an occasional jog around your neighborhood or through the park, Arlington is a great place to get in some exercise. While there’s plenty to do, see and experience living in Arlington County, it’s specifically tops when it comes to running.

The county was just named the top spot for runners for the second year in a row. The ranking comes from SmartAsset, a financial website that commonly tracks consumer-oriented things, including the best cities for runners.

According to SmartAsset, when comparing the number of races per 10,000 residents, Arlington has more than any of the other 97 cities it studied. Some options for the spring include Crystal City 5K Fridays, held in

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the atrium - rosslyn va

DC Condo Boutique team member Brian Blackburn represented the buyer of a condo at The Atrium, located at 1530 Key Boulevard #520, Arlington, VA in the Rosslyn neighborhood. This duplex condo features 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,230 SF and closed on May 1st, 2019 for $685,000 | $557 SF. One parking space conveyed with this transaction.

This spacious duplex condo features an open living concept and upscale appointments including tile floors, granite counters, two-level living and views of Georgetown. The Atrium is a full service building with a 24-hour concierge, pool, fitness center, tennis, dry cleaner and extra storage. This location offers convenient access to the Metro, Downtown and GW Parkway.

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