The redeveloped Ballston Mall opening this fall as Ballston Quarter continues to line up new tenants, including lots of dining choices. Get ready for a Ted’s Bulletin, Compass Coffee, Chick-Fil-A and Sloppy Mama’s Barbecue.
Developer Forest City has released a list of additional retailers that have signed on at Ballston Quarter, its ambitious 850,000-square-foot total redevelopment of the Ballston Common Mall, and many are local to the Washington region.
Ballston Exchange, the redevelopment of two Ballston office buildings formerly known as Stafford Place I and II in Arlington, is adding several eateries to the list of tenants.
The developer behind the planned transformation of Ballston Common Mall into Ballston Quarter is going heavy on “experiential” offerings, including cooking classes, live-action entertainment escape rooms, bowling, bocce, karaoke and an indoor play-and-learning center for young families. See photos.
Almost a year after the Arlington County Board agreed to contribute county money to developer Forest City Washington’s plans to remake Ballston Mall, final approval of the public-private partnership came at the Board’s meeting Tuesday night.
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