Amazon HQ2 office towers at Metropolitan Park approved by Arlington County Board

First-phase towers of Amazon HQ2 at Metropolitan Park approved

Open spaces, mixed-use retail and towers to transform 6.5 acres of National Landing

Two new 22-story towers will emerge in Metropolitan Park as part of the first phase of Amazon HQ2. The buildings, open spaces and retail development adds up to 6.5 acres and were approved by the Arlington County Board this month, according to its announcement. The project also includes $20 million in an affordable housing contribution. The Board has discretion over the use of the contribution and it can receive it in the form of new affordable units built around the neighborhood.

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The Witmer luxury residences readies opening in advance of Amazon HQ2 Arlington

As Amazon HQ2 begins hiring, The Witmer luxury tower readies opening nearby

Kimco Realty plans to capitalize on new Amazon Arlington HQ2 campus

The Witmer is just the first phase of Pentagon Centre’s transformation into a mixed-use, lifestyle center. The 26-story, 440-apartment luxury tower will rise high above Pentagon Centre. And there’s no mystery behind Kimco Realty’s moves as Pentagon City, Alexandria’s Route 1 corridor and Crystal City are all expected to experience an economic surge upon Amazon’s arrival. A new, Amazon Arlington HQ2 campus will create 400 jobs this year.

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