Development Tracking

Arlington has experienced significant growth over the years, while becoming the thriving urban community it is today. Growth and development in the County continues in accordance with the policies laid out in the Comprehensive PlanGeneral Land Use Plan and the County’s smart growth strategies.

The County tracks and analyzes commercial and residential development data, produces regular reports and maintains historical development data. Development reports highlight activity and trends, construction starts, completions, new project approvals and demolitions. 

  • Major Corridors Development
    Trends in Arlington’s primary corridors: Columbia Pike, Rosslyn-Ballston and Richmond Highway (Route 1).
  • Development Photos
    View project photos from staff site visits can be viewed through the RSIG – Research Team’s Flickr account.
  • Development Data
    Access Development Tracking raw data through Arlington Open data.
  • Other Development Research Reports
    Additional special reports on particular aspects of development trends or patterns.
    Residential and Hotel GFA Conversion Factors:   2018 report  |  2013 report