New images show what future residents and visitors can expect from a $ 1.4 billion project near an upcoming metro station in downtown Reston.
As first reported by the Washington Business Journal, developer Brookfield Properties has released more details on upcoming upscale housing in the Halley Rise residential, office and retail complex under construction along Reston Parkway.
Pre-rental of apartments in The Edmond – a seven-story apartment building with 353 luxury units – is slated to begin this summer before residents are greeted in the fall, the developer told Reston Now.
“As we take this next important step, we move closer to creating a visionary neighborhood that blends nature, technology, entertainment and art, enabling residents, workers and visitors to plan their perfect day every day, in a vibrant environment and engaging community, ”said Greg Meyer, executive vice president and head of the DC region for Brookfield Properties, in a statement.
The Edmund will include common areas and outdoor seating as well as a swimming pool, fitness center, coworking space, yoga lawn, and more. A interactive virtual tour offers a glimpse of one of the 1,600 units expected on the 36-acre mixed-use campus.
Luxury apartments will consist primarily of one-bedroom apartments, with 17% of the units being studios, 17% two-bedroom and 3% three-bedroom, said Laura Montross, communications director for Brookfield Properties in the United States, in a statement. E-mail.
Rental details are not yet listed on the developer’s website.
When complete, Halley Rise will have 1.9 million square feet of office space (approximately five and a half times the size of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool), 240,000 square feet of retail space (just over four football), over five acres of open public space and new public streets.
The development will be anchored in a Wegmans grocery store set to arrive in 2023, a little later than the end of 2022 timeline last reported by Reston Now.
Real estate developer Akridge is looking to add 480 residential and retail units as part of the complex. This addition is currently expected to be submitted to the Fairfax County Planning Commission for approval on December 8.
Construction on Halley Rise began in October 2019, and it is already showcasing one of its features: autonomous vehicles within the complex. The service has also expanded to the DC area.
Halley Rise is one of many developments underway in anticipation of the second phase of Metro’s Silver Line. Also near the impending Reston Town Center station, Boston Properties is working on the massive Reston Gateway project, which is undergoing changes due to go to the supervisory board today (Tuesday).
Boards meeting package indicates that it will postpone the public hearing on this request to July 13.