Welcome to the Potomac Yard Development Portal
City Council held a work session in November 2012 to discuss the progress of the Potomac Yard development.
Potomac Yard Tour - City Council Work Session - Saturday, September 21 (8:00 - 10:00 am)
City Council will receive a tour and comprehensive briefing on Potomac Yard issues. The regularly scheduled City Council Public Hearing will follow the tour/briefing at 10:30. For more information or to RSVP contact Lee Farmer at Lee.Farmer@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.4146.
- Route 1 BRT median lanes to begin construction in July 2012 (Potomac Avenue to East Glebe Road median lanes anticipated to be completed December 2013)
- Route 1 Northbound Lanes Widening (Potomac Avenue to East Glebe Road) completed June 2012
- Construction is underway in Landbays I and J East, including townhomes, two finger parks and a neighborhood park.
- Potomac Yard Park construction is underway in Landbay K.
- Potomac Avenue construction is completed.
- Simpson Fields, as approved with Landbay K, is nearly complete.
Learn about proposed and approved residential and commercial development for Potomac Yard. View plan documents related to projects, including concept plans, renderings, governing documents, and maps.
A new plan for the redevelopment of the Potomac Yard Retail Shopping Center was adopted by City Council in 2010. The new retail center will contain 7.5 million square feet of office, retail, and residential development, as well as open space. Some existing store tenants, such as Target, are expected to remain and be relocated to new stores during various stages of construction. Learn more about the design for the retail shopping center and view images of the vision for the adopted plans.
An infill Metrorail station is being planned for the Potomac Yard development along the yellow and blue lines. The project is currently undergoing the environmental review process and location identification, with three locations under consideration. A working group has been established to coordinate with City staff on the project. Learn more about the process and view images of the documents provided to date.
Several transportation projects related to bus rapid transit and improvements for pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist connections are underway in the Potomac Yard Development area.
The redevelopment of Potomac Yard will create a need for public amenities and services. Two potential school sites are preliminarily designated; a new fire station is constructed and operating; and a series of regional and local parks are planned. Learn more about public amenities and view a map of potential locations.
Get the latest eNews updates and media coverage from television, radio, newspapers, and blogs regarding the development of the Potomac Yard Development Plan.