2024-07-20 8:47 PM

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Last week’s Legislative Day in Richmond, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) and the Virginia Municipal League (VML), convened nearly a thousand local elected officials from all over the Commonwealth. The annual trek to lobby General Assembly members about legislation with local impacts often is an exercise in futility, as some delegates and […]

6 Projects Bring F.C. $18.8 Million in Proffers

Six large-scale mixed use projects approved since September 2001 have brought $18.8 million in cash and cash-equivalent proffers to the City, in addition to the tax revenues they’ve generated, according to a report from the City’s Economic Development Director. All the proffers were voluntarily offered by the developers ahead of approvals of the projects by […]

Editorial: By Right, Not Gifts

The good news is that there is going to be another major round of commercial development along the West Broad Street corridor, the two office buildings and hotel being planned for the north side of the 700 and 800 blocks. You can read all about it on page one of this edition. These new structures […]