Friday, November 2, 2012
Reston location of Virginia-based coffee shop closed its doors at the end of October.
Greenberry's Coffee, located at Baron Cameron Avenue and Reston Parkway, has closed its doors. The coffee shop closed on Oct. 31. The store owner said in a note posted on the door that his lease expired. The owner left this note on the door: Dear Customers, Thank you for the business and support you have provided for many years. We close business due to lease expiration. You can continue to use gift card at Greenberry's store located at 6329 Redmond Drive, McLean. Do you think Reston needs coffee house options besides Starbucks? And, as always, give us your thoughts on what you would like to see open in the vacant spot at the Home Depot shopping center. To keep up with Reston business news, subscribe to Reston Patch's free daily …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
This large space has been available for more than a year.
This week's Visions for Vacancies takes us to the granddaddy of Reston space for lease - the anchor spot at Tall Oaks Village Center. The store has been empty since April of 2011, when Compare Foods - the second international grocery in two years- shut its doors. Longtime anchor Giant Foods left Tall Oaks in 2007. In its place was international supermarket Fresh World, which closed in 2009 despite signing a 10-year lease. Compare Foods moved in in the fall of 2009 and was gone within 18 months. Patch has detailed Tall Oaks' issues in previous posts. Among them - so visibility from main roads, competition from other nearby shopping centers and a changing demographic close to the center. However, the demographic may be changing again with …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Busy strip mall has corner vacancy. What should go here?
For this week's Visions for Vacancies, we take a look at the Home Depot Shopping Center at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Baron Cameron. The Express 7 Food Store recently closed. The space, located at the corner of the retail strip just opposite Home Depot's garden center, remain unoccupied. What do you think would do well in that spot? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Know of an empty space that would make a good Visions for Vacancies topic? Tell Reston Patch editor Karen Goff firstname.lastname@example.org. And follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
What should go in this spot at Lake Anne?
The mostly-empty building that used to house Millennium Bank at Lake Anne Plaza has a prime spot across from the Reston Community Center's Lake Anne location and with direct parking lot access. It is also in the center of the action Our Visions for Vacancies this week asks what should go in the 6,600-square-foot building on Washington Plaza? The building has a couple of tenants upstairs, but has been mainly empty since Millennium Bank moved out in 2009. What would you like to see in this spot? Tell us in the comments. Maybe developers are reading. Know of a vacant space you would like to be featured in a future Visions for Vacancies? Email Reston Patch editor Karen Goff at email@example.com.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Welcome to Visions For Vacancies, a new Reston Patch summer feature. Each week we will look at a vacant business in Reston and take suggestions for what your would like to see in that space. Who knows? Perhaps a motivated business owner might take your suggestion. This week's spot: the vacant Burger King building at Tall Oaks Shopping Center. The large storefront - which features a drive-through - has been vacant for more than five years. Tell us your suggestions in the comments below. Know of a vacant spot that would be a good discussion for a future Visions for Vacancies? Email your suggestion to Reston Patch editor Karen Goff at firstname.lastname@example.org.