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Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: It's Almost Here, RTC II, Boston ()
Date: April 09, 2019 04:52PM

Look like the FFX county planning board is about to get ready to approve the new development plans for the Great Falls and Reston Town Center II development. Pesky 7-Eleven at the corner of Walker Rd and 193.

Look like the Safeway will get to stay but the rest will be redeveloped to look like the Reston Town Center. Surprised Amazon didn't wait for this for their new headquarters.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: New Sewer Lines ()
Date: April 09, 2019 05:23PM

It's still 3 years before the new sewer line down 193 and the widening of the road in 2020.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: KeepDreaming ()
Date: April 09, 2019 05:51PM

Great Falls will not have high rises like Reston until Tysons Corner is built out about 50 years from now.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Read And Weep ()
Date: April 09, 2019 08:24PM

KeepDreaming Wrote:
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> Great Falls will not have high rises like Reston
> until Tysons Corner is built out about 50 years
> from now.

Not so, I know two of the developers. One of the developers is associated with Boston properties. They already have the long terms plans on the books. Even re-routing sewer plans and intersection designs. They were trying to get a light rail system from Reston to the Great Falls Town Center but too costly.

BTW, Tysons Corner is already at capacity.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: On Track ()
Date: April 09, 2019 08:40PM

Sauls Centers did a nice job with their recent Clarendon Center. Two very nice High Rises and mixed use areas. http://www.saulcenters.com/properties-metro/va/clarendon/index.htm

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Done Deal Like Reston ()
Date: April 10, 2019 12:20PM

I assume that the reason leases aren't being renewed near 7-Eleven and Walker Rd is the developer is getting ready to re-develop. Once these developers gave the properties not much residents can do. American way.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Guessing ()
Date: April 10, 2019 01:02PM

Connecticut-based real estate developer Wheelock Communities?

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: NopeSir ()
Date: April 11, 2019 10:50AM

>
> BTW, Tysons Corner is already at capacity.


Nope. There must be hi rises on both sides of Gallows Road & Old Courthouse Road before you can claim Tysons is built out.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Density Increases in Great Falls ()
Date: April 11, 2019 02:03PM

NopeSir Wrote:
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> > BTW, Tysons Corner is already at capacity.
>
>
> Nope. There must be hi rises on both sides of
> Gallows Road & Old Courthouse Road before you can
> claim Tysons is built out.

Not by the density rules. Plus, Great Falls is way under density for the county averages.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Shitheap ()
Date: April 11, 2019 04:33PM

Imagine all the wrecks that will happen in the hills of GF with people avoiding the upcoming clusterfuck that is RTII.

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Re: Developer Almost Ready to Announce Plans for Great Falls Town Center\or Reston II
Posted by: Massive CF in Great Falls Now ()
Date: April 15, 2019 05:16PM

Shitheap Wrote:
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> Imagine all the wrecks that will happen in the
> hills of GF with people avoiding the upcoming
> clusterfuck that is RTII.

What you mean imagine? Already enough wrecks from all the Reston Town Center traffic going through Great Falls. What a traffic clusterfuck the Reston Town Center has made out of Great Falls.

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