A building in one of the highest foot traffic areas of Rosslyn is getting a massive improvement.

The owner of the Rosslyn Metro Center constructing at 1700 N. Moore Street introduced these days that it will likely be starting creation on a $35 million maintenance assignment later this month. The constructing, that’s next to the Metro station, will also be getting a new food corridor and fitness studio.

“As part of this attempt, the building’s exterior, foyer, and common regions might be completely renovated and will include a present-day convention facility and flexible work space,” in line with a press launch. “The addition of latest retail, a 30,000 rectangular foot health studio with a dedicated out of doors terrace, and the chef-driven destination meals corridor using Oz Rey housing 12 artisanal food stalls and two lounges that expand onto an outside terrace overlooking the streetscape.”

Oz Rey, an Austin, Texas-primarily based “culinary revel in employer,” plans to fill the dozen meals halls with domestically-based totally companies offering “top class espresso, as well as such things as a burger/sandwich idea, Asian stalls, and a clean seafood purveyor,” the Washington Business Journal reports.

Arlington’s first food hall — a period that refers to an upgraded version of a traditional mall food court docket, populated with the aid of neighborhood chefs and companies in preference to chains — opened in advance this 12 months in Ballston and continues to add providers.

A press launch with more on the improvements to Rosslyn Metro Center, that are now being referred to as Rosslyn City Center, is below, after the jump.
American Real Estate Partners (AREP), an institutional fund supervisor and working partner centered on office and mixed-use repositioning and improvement, introduced nowadays the June 2019 begin of construction at Rosslyn City Center (RCC), leading the rebrand of the former Rosslyn Metro Center placed at 1700 N. Moore Street. The big $35M revitalization is designed to be complementary to neighboring projects however create a special feel of vicinity through stimulated layout capabilities, reimagined workspaces and experiential, activated environments for the contemporary place of business and more community. The upkeep may be finished by using Q3 2020.

“Our approach to placemaking has advanced over time. Today, our focus is our clients and meeting them no longer handiest wherein they are but in which they may be going. Everything we do and deliver is set raising they enjoy,” stated Paul Schulman, Principal, and COO, AREP. “The places we are now creating throughout our portfolio and, greater specifically, at Rosslyn City Center, will provide dramatic, positive improvements, and we agree with a welcome boost to the everyday revel in of our clients, in addition to to neighboring workers, site visitors, commuters, and residents.”

The redevelopment assignment will dramatically rework the present structure and environs, substantially improving online website aesthetics, pedestrian accessibility, and retail activation. Included in the major capital enhancements, the forty-yr-old mall could be completely reimagined into a dynamic way of life destination on the center of the developing downtown location. Reinvigorating the sixty two,000 square toes of current retail with a tremendously curated meals corridor via nationally-identified Oz Rey and several activated facilities and environments adds a level of sophistication and difference to the assets with a view to enchantment to new customers as well as keep the ones who’ve been seeking a better widespread of work-existence studies.

“The entire of Rosslyn has experienced significant increase within the beyond few years, and we are thrilled to finish the revitalization on the city core with what is as it should be being branded as Rosslyn City Center,” stated Mary-Claire Burick, President of the Rosslyn BID. “With its new retail, eating, and fitness services, Rosslyn City Center might be a real vacation spot for our 14,000 residents and 25,000 personnel, as well as the greater than 13,000 weekly riders who go to Rosslyn’s public transportation hub on the belongings. We applaud AREP’s dedication to imparting those extra facilities to our residents, businesses, and site visitors.”

AREP’s placemaking method for RCC was to establish a visual synergy with surrounding residences, connect the brand new retail and way of life services with Central Place, and help preserve to turn Rosslyn into an extra walkable, dynamic, live-work-keep-play urban middle. As part of this attempt, the building’s outdoors, foyer and common areas will be renovated and could include a today’s convention facility and flexible paintings space. The addition of latest retail, a 30,000 rectangular foot fitness studio with a dedicated outdoor terrace, and the chef-driven vacation spot meals hall by using Oz Rey housing 12 artisanal meals stalls and lounges that expand onto an outside terrace overlooking the streetscape will flow the property to a curated area for the individuals who stay, work and go to Rosslyn.

“This collecting region will carry a dynamism to the assets–and the community–that has no longer been in Rosslyn earlier than, and will include tremendous programming to offer a unique revel in for those in search of an energetic gathering place, in addition to a vacation spot hub for corporate businesses. The food hall will characteristic rising chefs and local delicacies for a uniquely curated experience,” stated David Goronkin, president of Oz Rey, LLC. “We are enthusiastic about this partnership with AREP as their approach and vision are completely aligned with ours.”

Rosslyn City Center is prominently located adjacent to Central Place which incorporates the Central Place Tower, a residential tower and a public plaza between the homes, in addition to next door to Nestle USA’s Headquarters. It is also built above the Rosslyn METRO station; the 11th busiest station in the METRO machine.