MGM Resort at National Harbor is Moving Forward

MGMNationalHarbor The MGM International Resort at National Harbor is very ready for construction! Prince George's County voted 8-1 to approve the plans to move forward. Though the project doesn't sit well with many locals who are hesitant of the noise and traffic volume that a casino would bring to the area, county officials are very excited. The $925 million gambling complex in National Harbor could break ground as soon as August and open as early as July 2016 The project is expected to bring... Continue Reading >

Arlington County Board Approves New Mixed-Use Development in Clarendon

10thStFlats_Drawing1 Over the weekend, the Arlington County Board approved a 135-unit mixed use project for the corner of 10th Street and North Highland Street. Two offices buildings will be replaced by a five-story building with office space, "live-work" units, rental apartments and ground-floor retail. This project comes on the heels of the announcement of several over mixed-use projects in and around the Arlington area including a section of Rosslyn and the Ballston Mall. Developers Clark Realty Capital and Bonstra Haresign Architects not only plan... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 7/21/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here.     Arlington 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in Station Square with a party terrace and Cathedral views 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in Liberty Center with courtyard views 3 bedroom/3.5 bathroom single... Continue Reading >

Bus Rapid Transit is Coming to Alexandria

brt_alexandria Metro officials plan to release a new bus rapid transit system connecting Potomac Yard to Crystal City later this summer. It will be the first route in the Washington region that will have a dedicated bus-only lane. This means that buses can run completely traffic free, a true bus-rider's dream. Sometimes described as "surface subway", bus rapid transit aims to combine the capacity that the Metro can hold while not needing as much infrastructure work. It can use the low cost and... Continue Reading >

Open Houses This Weekend

2805 11th St N Arlington VA-print-007-Living Room-4200x2801-300dpi 2805 N 11th Street, Arlington 3 bedrooms/2.5 bathroom Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm   916 N Cleveland Street, Arlington 6 bedrooms/5.5 bathrooms Open: Sunday 1:00-3:00 pm   6117 Sherborn Lane, Springfield 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm   19455 Promenade Drive, Leesburg 3 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms Open: Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm Continue Reading >

Tips for Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

arlingtonweather Only a few week's in to summer and the DC Metropolitan area has already seen record highs. Though the warm weather is a welcome sight after the bone-chilling, storm-filled winter, extreme heat can be very dangerous, leading to heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash. Arlington County has a list of tips and tricks from staying cool in the Summer: Drink plenty of (non-alcoholic) fluids even if you are not thirsty Wear light-weight, loosing fitting clothing Stay indoors Schedule outdoor activities carefully Wear sunscreen Try... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 7/7/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here.     Arlington 3 bedroom/2.55 bathroom single family Colonial in Lee Heights 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom luxury townhome in Clarendon Park 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in Clarendon 1021 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in... Continue Reading >

$2.5 Million Condos in Bethesda to be Delivered in 2016

The Lauren- Exterior 1788 Holdings, a DC based developer, is planning on delivering condos in The Lauren, located at 4901 Hampden Lane in Bethesda, by Spring of 2016. This 40 unit building will feature luxury condos at an asking price in excess of $2.5 million. This is one in only a few new condo projects in the Bethesda area competing with the ever growing rental market. 1788 hopes that The Lauren, being centrally located in an urban area, will generate interests for the... Continue Reading >

First Look with City Smart Living: 6/30/14 Pre-Market Listings

first_look_2 One of the biggest benefits of working with City Smart Living is our robust network of resources for obtaining information on the newest and pre-market listings--and we pass on this information exclusively to our clients. Please contact us at 703.951.3240 for more information on any of these properties. To receive an updated list weekly, register here. Arlington 3 bedroom/2.55 bathroom single family Colonial in Lee Heights 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom luxury townhome in Clarendon Park 5 bedroom/4.5 bathroom single family Arts and Crafts style home in Glebe... Continue Reading >

Pay-By-Cell Parking is Coming to Arlington

parkmobile logo Arlington County announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Parkmobile to bring a mobile payment solution for all of the metered spaces throughout the County. Pay-by-cell is an app that is available for smartphones, that makes it easier for residents and visitors alike to pay for parking without having to dig for coins. DC already has the same service. There will be a targeted roll out starting with Crystal City and Shirlington in late July. Pentagon City will follow in... Continue Reading >