April 26 – May 2, 2007
Editorial: Wrong Time to Chisel Schools
In part because interest rates have remained low and in part because of the buoyancy of the regional economy, given a shot in the arm by the new vitality that the November election has created in Washington, D.C., some see the decline in the housing market already bottoming out, and […]
700, 800 Blocks Won’t Require Official F.C. OK More construction cranes will be rising above the construction-frenzied West Broad Street in the City of Falls Church. The bulk of the on-street commercially zoned land on the north side of the 700 and 800 blocks will be under construction by next […]
Shields Says Steep Property Asking Prices Delaying F.C.’s City Center
$10 Million per Acre Rates are Stalling Efforts The City of Falls Church’s Acting City Manager Wyatt Shields conceded that asking prices are as high as $10 million an acre for commercial property in the downtown corridor of the City of Falls Church targeted for development as a new City […]
Press Pass: Death Cab For Cutie
September 21 – 27, 2006
Developers Walk Away, Downsize Plans Reacting to Market Stall & F.C. Rebuffs
Changes in regional and national market conditions combined with an unwelcoming political environment in the City of Falls Church have caused two major developers to withdraw large-scale and large revenue-generating projects in the City over the summer. A third, just outside the City, is now on hold.
A City Center Need?
Call it “eminent domain” or call it “condemnation,” the terms stand for the same thing, and could become household words in Falls Church as plans for the new City Center redevelopment move ahead.