Vornado has published – sort of, it’s hidden on the Springfield Town Center contacts tab – a preliminary site plan for the mall part of the Town Center. I have reproduced it below. They only show the existing JCPenney, Macy’s and Target, plus the location of the new movie theater, but there are several outward […]
From WTOP: A new park and ride lot is set to open soon in Fairfax County, with bus service to Franconia-Springfield Metro station and the Pentagon. The Saratoga Park and Ride is in Springfield, by the Fairfax County Parkway – Barta Road/Rolling Road interchange, just west of Interstate 95. “It’s beautiful, it’s nicely landscaped, conveniently […]
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay’s response to Robert McCartney’s Washington Post article on where the FBI should and shouldn’t move is pretty compelling: I was drinking my first cup of coffee when Robert McCartney’s December 6 column jolted me awake. The column left out a lot of critical facts about the proposed FBI relocation. Here […]
Now that demolition is finally under way, here are photos of the Town Center (former Springfield Mall) as it’s expected to look when it reopens in 2014. The new mall will include an addition of roughly 700,000 square feet of retail, restaurants, a food court and a state-of-the-art movie theater. The 20-foot-tall brown numbers that […]
Here’s a couple of You Tube vids of the demo getting underway: [youtube width=”560″ height=”315″]http://youtu.be/TnyhobzJSAo[/youtube] [youtube width=”560″ height=”315″]http://youtu.be/jd14J32wMJo[/youtube]
Finally there is some visible progress on the revitalization of Springfield Mall and its transformation into Springfield Town Center. Demolition is actually happening as evidenced from the photos published in the Washington Business Journal today: The word is mid-2014 for reopening. I hope to bring you more news as it proceeds.
This is IMPORTANT for condominium sellers, buyers and owners. FHA has changed its requirements for condos to be certified, making it easier for sellers to sell and buyers to get financing. Today’s news is a major and positive change. History: If someone wants FHA financing for a condo, not only do they have to be […]