Potomac Yard Land Bay C – East


The 2.03 acre (88,418 sq. ft.) site is the east parcel of Potomac Yard Land Bay C, located along Potomac Avenue between 29th and 33rd Street South in the Potomac Yard neighborhood., Arlington, VA 22202  View Map

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Potomac Yard Land Bay

This project was approved by the County Board on June 15, 2021.

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About the Project

Site Plan and PDSP #346

The applicant, ZMA Development, LP, proposes to develop the site (Land Bay C – East) with two mixed-use buildings and a portion of North Park Plaza. The application also includes proposed amendments to the existing Potomac Yard Phased Development Site Plan (PDSP) and final site plan for Land Bay C; to allow for an office to residential use conversion and to separate Land Bay C into discrete East and West site plans, respectively.

Additional project details include:

  • New Site Plan (C-O-1.5 district):
    • Two residential towers, with ground-level retail
      • Building heights range from 10 to 15 stories
    • 491 total residential units
    • 518,614 sq. ft. of residential GFA
    • 8,246 sq. ft. of retail GFA
    • 0.7 parking spaces per dwelling unit (minimum)
  • PDSP and Site Plan Amendment (SP #346)
    • Allow for conversion of previously approved office GFA to residential GFA
    • Separate Land Bay C into “East” and “West” final site plans
  • Site Plan infrastructure and improvements include:
    • Utility fund contribution
    • Streetscape improvements
    • Public art contribution
    • Affordable housing contribution
    • North Park Plaza (portion) construction and easements
    • LEED GOLD certification

Applicant Materials

September 24, 2020

Planning Commission – 4.1 Site Plan re-submission

Public Process

  • This project will undergo public review via a virtual Site Plan Review Process. Learn more.
  • The SPRC Chair for the site plan review process is: Stephen Hughes: stephenthughes@gmail.com
Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
November 20, 2020 Site Plan Acceptance
November 2020 Site Plan Review Process Kick-off
December 17 - December 24, 2020 Online Engagement Opportunity


Review Focus: land use, site design, building massing, architecture, sidewalks/streetscapes, transportation, and open space

February 1, 2021


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Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting


Discussion Topics: Land Use, Site Layout, Building Design and Architecture

March 1, 2021


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Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting


Discussion Topics: Project updates, Transportation, Open Space, Community Benefits/Construction

May 27, 2021 Transportation Commission Meeting


Public Hearing

June 3, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting


Public Hearing

June 15, 2021 County Board Meeting


Public Hearing

*Process timelines are subject to change as needs arise. Check back for updates.

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