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Crystal City

Share Your Priorities

The area encompassing Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yard – Arlington is in the midst of a remarkable transformation. With a new strategic plan in hand, the Crystal City Business Improvement District is embarking on a place branding effort to uncover the neighborhood’s story and create a striking visual identity. The BID is requesting feedback from community members via a brief survey by August 31st, and will be holding focus groups later in the fall.

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We're Hiring Fall Interns!

The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is seeking creative, entrepreneurial, and team oriented individuals to serve as interns this fall. Interns will have an opportunity to work in a fast paced, start-up type environment on multi-faceted projects. 

Planning Intern

Marketing Intern

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Arlington is for Fitness Lovers!

This year, the Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (StayArlington) is joining destinations across Virginia in celebrating 50 Years of Love: the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Virginia is for Lovers brand, first launched in 1969.

To share the love locally and inspire potential Arlington visitors, sign up by August 9* for your FREE 1969-era Arlington is for Fitness Lovers t-shirt, headband and wristband. Share your pics using #StayArlingtonFit to show visitors why Arlington is the Fittest City in America for two years running!

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Virginia Tech Innovation Campus Building Design Team Sought

A request for proposals seeking design firms is open for Virginia Tech's first Innovation Campus building.

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Design firm behind Amazon HQ2 among many that look to score Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

Washington Business Journal

More than 230 representatives from 175 engineering, architecture and construction firms crowded into a meeting room late last week at the Westin Hotel in Crystal City. 

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Construction Updates


A number of public infrastructure and private redevelopment projects are currently underway with more coming soon. Stay up to date on our page. 

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Amify Relocates to Arlington

Commercial Observer

Amify has signed a three-year lease at 200 12th Street South, just blocks away from Amazon’s National Landing HQ2 location in Arlington, Va., with landlord JBG Smith Properties, according to Ethan McAfee, Amify’s CEO and founder.

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Metro Platform Reconstruction Continues Through September

Platform Improvement Project

The six Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will be closed for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements through September 8th. 

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Upcoming Community Events



Synetic Summer Camp

June 24 - August 30 | Synetic Theater | 1800 South Bell St.

Pentagon Happy Hour

Third Thursdays, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Freddie's Beach Bar | 555 23rd St S

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club

Every Second and Fourth Friday, 11:45 a.m - 1:00 p.m. | 15th & Crystal Dr

Treasure Island

July 17 - August 18 | Synetic Theater | 1800 South Bell St.

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