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Located just across the river from Washington, DC, National Landing is the capital region’s premier mixed-use urban community and the largest walkable downtown in Virginia.

Encompassing Crystal City, the eastern part of Pentagon City, and the northern portion of Potomac Yard, National Landing is defined by its dynamic blend of offices, apartments, restaurants, shops, parks, hotels, cultural venues, bike paths, walking trails, live events, and other amenities.

National Landing enjoys ready access to one of the nation’s deepest pools of young, highly-educated, and tech-savvy workers, an abundant supply of affordable office space, diverse housing options, and an unparalleled transportation network.

Businesses, residents, and workers will also benefit from billions of dollars in additional private and public investments, highlighted by the ongoing construction of a new headquarters for Amazon that will accommodate 25,000-37,850 workers and Virginia Tech’s forthcoming Innovation Campus.

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Where We Are

National Landing is easily reached from throughout DC and communities in Virginia and Maryland. Mass transit options abound, with access to Metro, commuter rail (VRE), and several bus routes, as well as an extensive roadway network. For more active alternatives, National Landing offers dedicated bike lanes and multiple walking trails. Reagan National Airport is literally a short stroll away, offering direct connections to nearly 100 cities. A range of ongoing investments will produce an even more modern and interconnected transit network in the coming years.

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What We Are

National Landing is highlighted by new developments, thoughtful repositioning projects, and strategic placemaking efforts, which combine to form a premier urban center. In addition to its projects in partnership with Amazon and Virginia Tech, JBG SMITH has approximately 274,000 square feet of mixed-use development under construction and expects to commence work on another 800 units of multifamily development in National Landing in the coming months with another 2,300 multifamily units and almost 1 million square feet of pre-lease dependent commercial density submitted for entitlement. To learn more about the area and its plans for the future, visit nationallanding.org and read the Washingtonian’s Neighborhood Guide.

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Who We Are

As a company born, bred, and exclusively operating in the DC region, JBG SMITH consistently produces the type of forward-thinking projects that have helped transform and enrich neighborhoods throughout the Capital, including the Ballpark District, Navy Yard, and Shaw.

We are utilizing this same approach, which combines enlightened placemaking and authentic architecture, throughout our National Landing portfolio.

By collaborating with our partners in government, local business, and civic associations, we are creating a model for 21st century urban neighborhoods. With incredible places to live and work, along with world-class transportation options, lively streetscapes, and an abundance of inviting parks and open spaces, we are making National Landing a great place to call your home, establish your business, or for an exciting visit.

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Inspired Placemaking is in JBG SMITH’s DNA and at the core of everything we do. In National Landing, we are creating a more dynamic, walkable, and human-scale neighborhood animated by parks, public plazas, live events, markets, bike paths, and a diverse array of shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, and other lifestyle amenities.

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Everything you want is just a short walk, bike, or Metro ride away

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Bike paths, walking trails, fitness studios, and other amenities tailored to active lifestyles

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Creating peaceful outdoor spots to relax, take in the sun, and enjoy fresh air

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Thousands of local events annually to bring the community together

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Public Art

Championing art projects that inject energy and bursts of color throughout the community

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Designing residences, offices, and retail that respects and enhances the surrounding neighborhood

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Real estate is central to urban development. It consumes physical resources and is a significant source of operational and embodied carbon emissions. Equally, it is central to the goal of creating an environmentally sustainable, resilient, and socially inclusive future. This is what it means to truly pursue sustainable development.

JBG SMITH is dedicated to producing a positive impact on our local community and far beyond. We are committed to achieving high standards for sustainability, air quality, and energy conservation in each of our projects. We also support a cleaner and healthier environment by embracing transit-oriented development, walkability, and alternative modes of transportation.



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Seamless access to DC region via rail and bus


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Miles of dedicated bike lanes and trails

Our Real Estate

As National Landing’s leading owner, manager, and developer, JBG SMITH is focused on creating authentic community-oriented developments that enhance the fabric of the neighborhood. Our National Landing portfolio spans 6.3 million square feet of existing office space, 2,856 residential units, and 7.2 million square feet of additional development opportunities. We also serve as Amazon’s development partner for its 4.1 million square foot campus.

Retail Properties

At National Landing, you are never more than two minutes away from an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and bars. JBG SMITH will also open 109,000 square feet of brand new retail, entertainment and shopping anchored by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema along Crystal Drive.

Residential Properties

With a diverse array of apartments, townhouses, and single-family homes available for sale or rent, National Landing and its surrounding neighborhoods offer housing options to meet any lifestyle and budget.

Office Properties

National Landing has long been home to Fortune 500 companies, national nonprofits, and federal agencies. With major commitments from both Amazon and Virginia Tech, National Landing has firmly established itself as an international hub of innovation and technology.

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