Pizzeria, BBQ spot among 6 new retail tenants at Bethesda shopping center

A Neapolitan-style pizzeria, the first brick-and-mortar outpost for a popular barbecue food truck and a seemingly ubiquitous Boston-based bakery chain will be among the first wave of tenants at Westbard Square, Regency Centers Corp.’s reboot of the Westwood Shopping Center in Bethesda that’s been more than five years in the works.

Top Retail Leases Recognized for Washington, DC

Prominent retail leases signed by Whole Foods Market, Bob’s Discount Furniture and Sprouts Farmers Market negotiated by top dealmakers from Rappaport and H&R Retail are among the third-quarter retail leases recognized by CoStar.

Fitness chain StretchLab bulking up in Greater Washington

Need help limbering up after too much time chained to the desk? A one-on-one assisted stretching chain that’s got big plans for Greater Washington wants to help. Irvine, California-based based StretchLab, with more than 300 studios, is ramping up its network of franchises across the U.S. and is looking to add multiple locations in the… Read more »

Ross Dress For Less to Open Second Location in Woodbridge

Ross Dress For Less has leased its second property in Woodbridge, Virginia. The new location spans 22,721 square feet and is situated at Marumsco Plaza, a shopping center on Richmond Highway owned by The Garrett Companies,

Virtual reality gaming company Sandbox VR opening at The Boro in Tysons

The Boro in Tysons is going virtual. Virtual reality gaming company Sandbox VR has inked a deal to open a roughly 7,500-square-foot entertainment venue at the mixed-use development by Greensboro Drive and Silver Hill Drive. The San Francisco company will join a mix of tenants at The Boro, including Whole Foods Market, Showplace Icon Theater,… Read more »

Life Time to Replace Planned Equinox in Clarendon Shopping District

Life Time, a national fitness chain, has inked a 113,000-square-foot lease at 1440 North Edgewood Street in Clarendon, Va., according to Regency Centers, which owns the building. The property is part of The Crossing Clarendon, a 10-acre mixed-use development that consists of office, retail, restaurants and residential buildings. Regency Centers purchased the development in 2016… Read more »

Tesla targets Silver Spring for new service center

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) plans to convert a Silver Spring office building into a new service center, adding to the electric automaker’s small but growing presence in Greater Washington.

Chase Bank’s regional branch expansion is ahead of schedule

Throughout the pandemic, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) has been expanding its local footprint — a project that began in 2018 when it announced its first branch in Greater Washington. The bank now has 61 branches from Baltimore to Richmond and is a full year ahead of schedule to reach its target of 70… Read more »

County board approves rezoning for major expansion of The Boro

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted yesterday (Tuesday) to approve a pair of rezoning applications that will expand the Tysons mixed-use community with 1.1 million square feet of housing, retail, and other amenities.

Tesla to open first Arlington dealership

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) appears to be filling the high-end auto dealership void left by Maserati’s closure in South Arlington.

Rock climbing center to replace former Tysons furniture store

The owners of a Manassas rock climbing center plan to open a new location in Tysons, replacing a shuttered furniture store about halfway between the Greensboro and Spring Hill Metro stations in Fairfax County.