4600 Fairfax Drive (Ballston Holiday Inn)


The 4.16-acre site is located on the southern side of Fairfax Drive, in-between its intersections with Interstate 66 to the west and North Glebe Road to the east. Across Fairfax Drive to the north are two 7-story office buildings; abutting the site to the east is the 12-story Regent office building; and abutting the site to the south and west are single-family homes in the Ball’s Crossing neighborhood. The site is currently developed with the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston hotel which was constructed in 1987 and contains 221 units; and a 162,800 square foot office building constructed in 1969, known as the Arlington Center Building. The site is supported by an above ground parking garage and surface parking on the west and southern boundaries. Access to the existing buildings is provided from Fairfax Drive, North Woodrow Street, and North Wakefield Street. Two parcels at the south of the site are developed with single family homes constructed in 1938., Arlington, VA 22203  View Map

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About the Project


The applicant, 4600 Fairfax Partners LLC, proposes a site plan to rezone two (2) single family home parcels from “R-5” to “RA8-18,” and redevelop the entire site with two (2) multifamily residential buildings The site is located at 4600 Fairfax Drive.

Project Details:

The applicant proposes rezoning two (2) single family home parcels from “R-5” to “RA8-18,” and redeveloping the entire site with two (2) multifamily residential buildings:

  • North Building: a seven (7) story multifamily building consisting of 477 units and 428,533 square feet of residential GFA.
  • South Building: a five (5) story “townhome-style” building consisting of 85,388 square feet of residential GFA and 29 units.
  • Parking: Surface and structured parking would total 416 spaces, at 0.87 spaces per unit.
  • Zoning Modifications: include additional density for LEED Gold (0.25 FAR-level); reductions in parking and loading spaces; density exclusion

Applicant Materials

October 2022

May 6, 2022 (Acceptance Date)

Public Process

Timeline | 2022

Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
May 6, 2022 Site Plan Acceptance
July 2022 Site Plan Review Process Kick-off
July 25 – August 4, 2022 Online Engagement Opportunity - CLOSED

Review focus: Land Use, Site Layout, Building Massing, Architecture, Landscaping, Transportation

October 24, 2022

7 - 9 PM

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Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting #1 (Hybrid Meeting)
Topics: Revised Site Layout

TBD Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting #2  
TBD Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting #3  
TBD Transportation Commission Public Hearing

Public Hearing


Planning Commission
Public Hearing


County Board
Public Hearing

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