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Arlington County Board Approves New Village Center Development on Columbia Pike

by on March 18, 2016
Arlington County Board Approves New Village Center Development on Columbia Pike

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C., recently added another chapter to its long history of success in representing new developments along Columbia Pike. On February 20, Cathy Puskar and Matt Allman secured County Board approval of the new Village Center development, pursuant to the Columbia Pike Commercial Centers Form Based Code. The Village Center development, […]

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Poland Hill Will Embody Progress, Stewardship, and Community in Loudoun County

by on March 18, 2016
Poland Hill Will Embody Progress, Stewardship, and Community in Loudoun County

The owners of a section of farmland in Loudoun County have decided the time is right to establish a perennial legacy on the land that provided for them for more than a century. For four generations, the Poland family has owned and farmed an area of Loudoun County south of Route 50 that once encompassed […]

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City of Alexandria Approves Development of 2901 Eisenhower Avenue

by on March 18, 2016
City of Alexandria Approves Development of 2901 Eisenhower Avenue

Well-known for her expertise on land-use matters, Cathy Puskar faced a rare public hearing double-header on February 20 when she appeared before two different Boards in two different jurisdictions. After winning approval for Village Center in the morning, Cathy raced over to the City of Alexandria to present the case for 2901 Eisenhower Avenue, securing a […]

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Town of Leesburg Initiates “Envision East Market” Planning Process

by on March 18, 2016
Town of Leesburg Initiates “Envision East Market” Planning Process

In its 2016 winter newsletter, the Town of Leesburg’s Planning and Zoning Department reported it had initiated “Envision East Market” in a move to establish a clear vision for the future of the critical eastern gateway to the Town. “Envision East Market”—the name given to the East Market Street Small Area Plan—was established on February […]

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March Is Women’s History Month

by on March 18, 2016
March Is Women’s History Month

This month, the firm would like to acknowledge all the women who have broken through barriers, achieved their goals, and created pathways for future generations of women. To do this, we are paying a special tribute to Arabella “Belle” Babb Mansfield, the first female attorney admitted to the legal profession in the United States. We […]

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Employee Spotlight – Christine Gleckner

by on March 18, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Christine Gleckner

Although she was born in Richmond, Christine’s father’s job as an internal auditor for DuPont required the family to move around some. By the time she entered high school, her family was settled in Delaware. Christine attended college at the University of Delaware in Newark, where, during an urban studies course, the director of planning […]

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Reston Network Analysis Considers Important Transportation Improvements

by on February 11, 2016
Reston Network Analysis Considers Important Transportation Improvements

A key issue for ensuring quality, sustainable development in Reston is the important relationship between transportation and land use. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation has recently initiated a new planning effort, known as the “Reston Network Analysis,” to ascertain cost-effective ways to enhance Reston’s street network around the Wiehle/Reston East, Reston Town Center, and […]

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Lennar Files Applications to Build Multifamily Building in Alexandria

by on February 11, 2016
Lennar Files Applications to Build Multifamily Building in Alexandria

Lennar Multifamily Communities, LLC, has filed a series of applications to allow an approximately 356-unit, six-story multifamily building near the Huntington Metro Station. The approximately 6.32-acre site has been approved for office use since 1991, but has remained vacant over the years. The site is directly south of Cameron Run where Fairfax County is designing […]

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Fairfax County Implements Pilot Program to Streamline Rezoning Application Process

by on February 11, 2016
Fairfax County Implements Pilot Program to Streamline Rezoning Application Process

In a move to streamline the rezoning application submission process, the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning has launched ePlans, an online submission program that will help simplify the application review process. Attorney Sara Mariska participated in the pilot program and had this to say: “Printing and managing the required documentation for an application […]

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Crosspointe Center Approved for Development

by on February 11, 2016
Crosspointe Center Approved for Development

The Frederick County Board of Supervisors voted January 27 to approve a major proffer condition amendment for the Crosspointe Center development located in the Shawnee Magisterial District, adjacent to Interstate 81 at the Exit 310 Interchange. These changes were a consequence of an agreement among Glaize, Inc. (the owner and developer of Crosspointe), VDOT, and […]

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