The move of the National Science Foundation headquarters to Carlyle/Eisenhower East is part of a development boon that is bringing a resurgence of interest in this thriving area adjacent to Old Town, the beltway and served by two metro stations.
Development Projects in the Pipeline:
- National Science Foundation — 660,000square feet of office on the 2400 block of Eisenhower Ave.
- The Park Meridian – by Paradigm Development, 2250 Mill Road, 25 story residential, 505 apartments
- Alexandria Renew — expansion project by that includes a new park area/regulation size soccer field on the roof of newly installed tanks;
- JM Zell/Carlyle Plaza – Eisenhower Avenue and John Carlyle Street, new approval to revise project to allow for a 250,000 square foot hotel, in addition to office, residential and retail
- Hoffman Area:
- 2461 Eisenhower Ave., a 350,000-square foot office tower currently being marketed by Brendan Owen of NGKF;
- Hoffman Block 11 (the NSF headquarters is located on Hoffman Block 8) a two tower project totaling 675,000 square feet;
- Hoffman Block 12, which will support a 28-story, 640,000 square feet building.