Beyond Amazon, Marriott — More development ahead in Arlington and Bethesda

In the last few years, the Bethesda skyline has been transformed. Buildings now tower over Wisconsin Avenue at more than 20 stories tall. Elza Heisel-McCoy is Division Chief of Downcounty Planning at Montgomery County Planning and tells us this is just the start of development in Bethesda. Across the river, things are very different. The massive growth expected in Arlington County with the arrival of Amazon’s HQ2 has been stymied by the pandemic. Kate Bates with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce tells us where the construction stands in Northern Virginia’s tech corridor, ‘National Landing’.

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