Friday, February 1, 2013
Lerner says it has no immediate plans to begin redevelopment of large parcel near Reston Town Center.
While plans for a massive redevelopment at Reston Spectrum were approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors earlier this month, it could take years - even decades - before the Spectrum morphs into the mixed-use development that planners envision. Lerner Enterprises, the owner of the shopping center that runs from New Dominion to Baron Cameron along Reston Parkway, is offering no timetable for redevelopment. The company says it is excited about the future, but has no immediate plans to begin building. “Lerner is pleased that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently approved the redevelopment plans for The Spectrum at Reston Town Center," the statement reads. "The longterm vision is to redevelop the current shopping center …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Reston store will close at the end of February, and most book lovers are quite upset.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Karen Goff
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Restonians will soon be without a bookstore, news that is not sitting well with shoppers who frequent Barnes & Noble. The store at Reston's Spectrum Center will close at the end of February, Barnes & Noble officials said on Tuesday. The Container Store will open in that spot later in 2013, said a spokesman for Lerner Enterprises, which owns the shopping center. Barnes & Noble said it wanted to stay, but could not reach a lease agreement with Lerner. In comments on Reston Patch and on Reston Patch's Facebook page, book lovers voiced their opinion on the change. "I love bookstores and specifically B&N. I cherish those days especially in winter when I can go there and enjoy quiet time thumbing through books, magazines, and cards while sipping…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A look at some of the planned projects up for discussion soon.
Here is a look at the status of some of Reston's larger development projects. Terraset Elementary School - Fairfax County Public Schools Design and Construction Services has filed a Planned Residential Community Plan for Terraset Elementary School Renovations. The plans include proposed building additions totaling 33,184 square feet to include an administration addition, art/music addition, two classroom additions and a multi-purpose addition. The upper parking area will be redesigned to improve traffic flow and to provide a kiss-and-ride drop-off area. The two existing pedestrian bridges will be demolished, and a new centrally located bridge will be constructed to connect the school with the kiss-and-ride area. The application has been …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Group urging citizens to voice opinions to DRB.
Reston Association's Design Review Board will discuss the proposal for redevelopment of Fairway Apartments at its regular meeting on Tuesday. The late addition of JBG's proposal - after more than a year of discussion on several different submissions - has raised the attention of the Reston Citizens Association, which is urging citizens to speak their opinion at the 7 p.m. meeting at Reston Association headquarters. "The DRB is being asked to give the JBG proposal 'conceptual approval' before it goes to the County Planning Commission," the RCA said in an e-mail to members. "According to people within the DRB, the proposal remains essentially the same as presented to the DRB and Reston P&Z committees earlier this year. The RCA Board of …