1501 Arlington Blvd. – Best Western Site


The 82,938 sq. ft. (1.9 acre) site is bounded by Fairfax Drive (south) and 16th Street North (north)., Arlington, VA 22209  View Map

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Rendering of Best Western

This project was approved by the County Board on April 23, 2019.

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About the Project

Site Plan #233

The applicant, Grant Investment Properties, LLC, proposes redevelopment of an existing hotel site with a 12-story hotel building, an adjacent garden apartment site with a 10-story residential building and an above-grade parking structure.

Additional project details include:

  • Incorporation of 14,590 sq. ft. parcel into Site Plan #233
  • Major Site Plan amendment:
    • Residential site (RA4.8):
      • 48 residential units
      • 64,895 sq. ft. of residential GFA (4.45 FAR)
      • 1 space per unit parking ratio proposed
      • 111 ft. main roof height (10 stories)
    • Hotel site (RA-H):
      • 160 guestrooms
      • 118,239 sq. ft. of hotel GFA
      • 0.8 spaces per guestroom parking ratio proposed
      • 125 ft. main roof height (12 stories)
    • Above-grade structured parking garage, containing 160 spaces
  • Site Plan infrastructure and improvements include:
    • Utility fund contribution
    • Streetscape improvements
    • Public art contribution
    • Affordable housing contribution
    • Public park improvements contribution
    • LEED certification

Project Materials

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Site Plan Review Committee