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Leaders Say Arlington Has the Ecosystem to be the Next Austin or Miami

Local business development leaders say Arlington can compete with the emerging tech hubs of Austin and Miami.


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JBG SMITH Breaks Ground on Pair of Residential Towers in National Landing

The project on Crystal Drive will deliver 808 multifamily units and 40,000 square feet of retail space


Photo of National Landing skyline and construction site at dusk

Take a Tour of the National Landing BID with Washingtonian’s Neighborhood Guide

The area now being called National Landing is made up of three more familiar-sounding places: Crystal City, Pentagon City, and part of Potomac Yard.


Coming in the next decade: National Landing adds buses, trains, sidewalks, streets

National Landing, the renamed neighborhood of Crystal City-Pentagon City-Potomac Yards in Arlington and Alexandria, will become the country’s most connected urban center sometime in the next decade, its business boosters say.


rendering of people enjoying Crystal City Water Park

JBG SMITH Eyes Outdoor Drinking at Crystal City Park Near HQ2

JBG Smith Properties hopes to allow visitors to a small Crystal City park to enjoy alcoholic beverages within its confines, ahead of some major upgrades for the green space next year.


Nick Freshman inside his new cafe/bar at National Landing. Photo by Joseph Tran

“We’ve All Been Through It This Year”

Nick Freshman landed his first bartending gig in 1998 at the now-closed Clarendon Grill.


Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery Is Opening a Massive Pastry Shop and Test Kitchen in National Landing

The New York based bakery is set to take over D.C. with a 3,000 square foot, 71-seat bakery that will serve as a home base that will supply smaller D.C locations.


The apartment buildings on South Bell Street will be located one block from new shops and restaurants along Crystal Drive. (JBG Smith and TMRW)

Two more apartment buildings coming to National Landing in Arlington, Va.

Since Amazon announced Arlington, Va., as its choice for its second headquarters, an array of office, retail and residential plans have been announced for the National Landing location.


outdoor Summer House installation for relaxation in National Landing

The rebranding of Amazon’s HQ2 neighborhood: Alpacas, mocktails and flower crowns for dogs

National Landing plans on proving the critics and naysayers wrong by providing the right services and amenities in and around the community.


Rendering of nighttime activity at National Landing

Tomorrow’s Communities Are Smart And Urban, Where Everything Acts As A Concept

The pandemic put urban areas into a tailspin with workers fleeing office space and residents looking for more comfortable, remote living spaces.


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