Post Content

Big changes, building shuffle proposed for final piece of Herndon’s Arrowbrook Centre

A rendering shows several changes the developer proposes for the Arrowbrook Centre in Herndon (via Arrowbrook Centre)

The team behind more than 2.3 million square feet of development at Arrowbrook Centre in Herndon is poised to make some big changes to the massive mixed-use neighborhood near the Herndon Metro Station.

Property owner Arrowbrook Centre LLC — a subsidary of the Ruth and Hal Landers Charitable Trust — and developer Pulte Home Company hope to shuffle several previously approved buildings, consolidate residential buildings and eliminate certain aspects of the plan.

Overall, the approved square footage of development would remain unchanged, despite significant changes to its components, according to a rezoning application submitted to Fairfax County on May 20.

Most of the changes are in Land Bay A — the only one of seven land bays in the center that is not yet under development.

The applicant wants to absorb unused density from the six completed land bays and shuffle several buildings in order to move forward with the project.

“The applicant will be able to meaningfully improve the final piece of Arrowbrook Centre while ensuring it is carefully integrated into the distinctive place that has already been established,” the May 20 application says.

While one planned 140-unit apartment building would remain unchanged, staying up to 14 stories and 170 feet tall, the developer hopes to consolidate two multifamily buildings into a single building with 290 units. The building would stand between five to eight stories tall with a maximum height of 85 feet.

Instead of an additional residential building, the application proposes an office building with around 280,000 square feet and 11,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. A second planned office building will have slightly increased square footage — between 220,000 and 240,000 square feet — and 13,000 square feet of retail.

A 300-room hotel is proposed with 13,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.

The office buildings and hotel would have a height cap of 175 feet.

The developer also wants to reallocate approved office space within the land bay and eliminate a parking garage in the area. The hotel would be relocated, and an auto court at the terminus of Wind Charm Street would be removed to accommodate an approved pocket park.

“The Land Bay A Applications will result in more housing options, while keeping the previously approved residential density, within distinctive, livable neighborhoods in close proximity to transit, public parks and amenities, in accordance with the County’s vision for transit station areas,” land-use attorney John C. McGranahan said in a statement of justification on Arrowbrook Centre’s behalf.

Photo via Arrowbrook Centre

Recent Stories

A 5 BD/3.5 BA brick home with a stone gas fireplace and garden patio is included in Open Houses.

The weekend is almost here. Before the remnants of Hurricane Ian arrive or you head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax…

One of the oldest neighborhoods in southeastern Fairfax County is holding its birthday party this weekend, despite the likelihood of rain. Jefferson Manor near Groveton is celebrating its 75th birthday…

The general public’s last chance to weigh in on Fairfax County’s ongoing study of the bicycle and pedestrian network in the West Falls Church Metro station area will come later…

Are you tired of going to the gym? It might be the crowds, the locker room, waiting on equipment or the time it takes to commute to the gym.

Having a personal trainer come to your home will keep you accountable, save you time and allow you to workout in the comfort of your own home.

Skip the hassle of the gym and try our in-home personal training service.

Our services are reasonably priced, convenient, effective and are risk free.

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

Ending your marriage and living in the shadows of its pain is one thing, but when children (2 and 4 legged ones) are involved it’s not only about you. Divorce Mediation is the way to resolve the past and establish a solid, cooperative foundation to reorganize the relationship with your former partner. Everyone involved will benefit and you will gain peace-of-mind. Divorce Mediation is the cost effective way to negotiate your divorce and sign a Separation Agreement that is equitable and fair. 

Walid Jawad will facilitate the divorce process in a calm and thoughtful manner to help you establish the foundation for your next phase in life.  Walid’s 5-Star google reviews is a testament to his dedication to limiting divorcing couples’ stress during this intense transitional period.

Mediate your divorce virtually from the convenience of your kitchen table for $1,200 and save yourself the average Virginia cost of $15,000 per divorce and $22,000 with children. Make a complimentary appointment with Walid at Aether Mediation here: www.aethermediation.com

Submit your own Community Post here.

Rescue Reston’s 10th Anniversary Rally for Open Space

Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1 pm to 3 pm where it all began in 2012 at the Hartke Building parking lot. We coalesced around a common vision, and purpose and have moved forward with unwavering community

Reston Home Tour

Reston Museum’s 20th Reston Home Tour features homes include an award-winning modern masterpiece tucked back in a wooded oasis, a beautifully-landscaped personal “club house” offering amazing views of the golf course, a newly-renovated Reston Town Center townhouse with a water

×

Subscribe to our mailing list