LIFE IN THE DMV – The Blog

VDOT Held Hearing About Boundary Channel Drive Changes

VDOT Held Hearing About Boundary Channel Drive Changes

Changes are coming to the Boundary Channel Drive and I-395 interchange. VDOT held a virtual design public hearing on Nov. 5.  to discuss the agency’s plans “to upgrade the Boundary Channel Drive interchange at I-395 to improve safety, traffic flow and enhance...

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A Few Thanksgiving Recipes to Chew On…

A Few Thanksgiving Recipes to Chew On…

Our team at John Eric + Trevor Moore is excited about Thanksgiving. Taking the day to be with family and friends – whether in person or virtually, giving thanks and, of course, the food! Each member of our team has contributed their favorite Thanksgiving Day recipe to...

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Arlington-to-Frederick Transit Proposal Still Alive

Arlington-to-Frederick Transit Proposal Still Alive

Proposed transit service connecting Arlington to Frederick (Md.) and points in between remains on the table, but barely, after scoring low in a recent cost-benefit analysis conducted by the Virginia and Maryland state governments. The proposed routing scored ninth of...

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DC-Area Home Sellers Saw $92,000 in Profits Last Quarter

DC-Area Home Sellers Saw $92,000 in Profits Last Quarter

In case you need more evidence of how hot the local housing market has been this year, home seller profits have shot up over the past six months. Homeowners in the DC area who sold in the third quarter of 2020 saw an average profit of $92,100, according to the latest...

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Amazon Launches Innovative “Right Now Needs Fund”

Amazon Launches Innovative “Right Now Needs Fund”

Amazon and Communities In Schools NOVA announced that Amazon is making a $1 million donation to support the immediate needs of thousands of students from underserved communities in Northern Virginia amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Communities In Schools NOVA will...

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Rossyln Hotel Flipping to Apartments

Rossyln Hotel Flipping to Apartments

The Virginian Suites hotel at 1500 Arlington Blvd, near Rosslyn, has closed. Last week workers could be seen hauling furniture out of the building, which is located on the southern side of Route 50, a couple of blocks from the Iwo Jima memorial. A sign on the door...

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Housing Market Stress Due to Exceptional Demand

Housing Market Stress Due to Exceptional Demand

Exceptional demand for new and existing homes, brought on by the stay-at-home culture of the coronavirus pandemic, has the housing market severely depleted. Sales of newly built homes jumped to the highest level in 14 years in August, but builders’ supply dropped to...

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Rossyln is Getting an Outdoor Co-Working Space

Rossyln is Getting an Outdoor Co-Working Space

Set to open mid-October, “Outdoor Office” (or, just “O2”) is being built and funded by Rosslyn’s Business Improvement District. It will be located in Gateway Park, across the street from the Key Bridge into Georgetown. The space will feature two separate work areas...

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Amazon’s Virtual Ignite Digital Festival

Amazon’s Virtual Ignite Digital Festival

Last week, more than 1,500 owners from Amazon’s Delivery Service Partner (DSP) program gathered virtually at the Ignite Digital Festival to share knowledge and experiences and connect with Amazon leadership to help shape the future of customer delivery. In 2018, the...

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