Covering Annandale, Bailey's Crossroads and Seven Corners in Fairfax County, Virginia

Construction underway on apartment project in Bailey’s Crossroads

Construction is underway on a five-story apartment building on Columbia Pike between Moncure Avenue and Radley Acura in Bailey’s Crossroads. The Alta Crossroads project, developed by Wood Partners, will have 361 apartments and three townhouses. Construction is expected to take two years, with completion expected in 2025, said Ben Lazarus, managing director at Wood Partners, … Continued

Alexandria City Council approves hospital at former Landmark Mall site

The Alexandria City Council on March 18 unanimously approved Inova Health System’s application for a special use permit to construct a medical campus at the WestEnd Town Center (formerly Landmark Mall).  This new Inova Alexandria medical campus will have an acute-care hospital, cancer center, and specialty care center. The hospital will have a large emergency … Continued

Planning Commission rejects development proposal for Little River Turnpike

The Fairfax County Planning Commission rejected a site-specific plan amendment nomination for a mixed-use development on Little River Turnpike, but agreed to proceed with four others. The Planning Commission reviewed five redevelopment proposals at a workshop on March 9 to determine whether they should be added to the planning staff’s Comprehensive Plan work program for … Continued

Planning Commission endorses senior housing project in Seven Corners

The Fairfax County Planning Commission is recommending approval of a rezoning application to permit an apartment building on the grounds of First Christian Church on Leesburg Pike in Seven Corners. Wesley Housing Development Corp. plans to build a four-story 113-unit apartment building for low-income seniors. The Culmore Clinic, currently housed in the church would be … Continued

Bailey’s Crossroads residents say crime should be addressed before redevelopment

Several community members who attended a Fairfax County Planning Department presentation on a proposal for a major mixed-use project on the Food Star site in Bailey’s Crossroads said the county should address the immediate problems in that area first. Those problems include crime, litter, traffic, weeds in the median, safety and trash issues at Skyline … Continued

Health clinic to open in Annandale

A Patient First health clinic is opening in the new retail building on the corner of John Marr Drive and Little River Turnpike in Annandale. Patient First offers walk-in urgent care for routine injuries and illnesses, flu shots, and primary care for patients without a regular physician. The facility has on-site x-rays, lab testing, prescription … Continued

Mixed-use development proposed for Eastgate center in Annandale

Insight Property Group has submitted a proposal to develop a mixed-use multifamily apartment complex at the Eastgate Shopping Center in Annandale. Insight is proposing a six-story building with up to 280 residential units and 11,220 square feet of ground-level retail. The Eastgate Shopping Center, at 4251 John Marr Drive, was developed in 2020 on the … Continued

Multifamily housing proposed for Bailey’s Crossroads and Seven Corners

County staff and developers presented information about three major projects proposed in Mason District at a community meeting on Jan. 11. The projects were nominated as part of the Site-Specific Plan Amendment process (SSPA) for amending the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan provides guidelines for future land use and development decisions. Eight nominations … Continued