Friday Morning Rundown

Reston's Used Book Store/Credit: Vballslife vis Flickr

Reston Market Strong  — Boston Properties Executive Vice President Ray Ritchey says he thinks the Reston Town Center office market will remain strong even though lots more space is being built in Tysons Corner. Meanwhile, Boston Properties President Doug Linde told investors that  Reston “is unequivocally the strongest submarket in the entire D.C. region.” [Washington Business Journal]

South Lakes Girls Fall — The Seahawks girls basketball team, ranked No. 6  by The Washington Post, suffered its first local defeat of the season on Wednesday. McLean (16-1) defeated South Lakes 48-44, ending SLHS’ seven-game winning streak. The Seahawks are now 15-2 overall. [South Lakes Athletics]

Reston Earns Intergenerational Award — Reston has been selected as a 2014 Best Intergenerational Community Award winner from Generations United and the MetLife Foundation. The winners will be formally recognized at a ceremony later this year.  [Reston Association]

More Traffic Talk for Oakcrest School — Oakcrest School, a private middle and high school located in McLean, will continue the saga of changing traffic patterns near a new school site at Hunter Mill and Crowell Roads in Reston. The school was approved to build the school in 2010 provided it build a roundabout to improve traffic flow. The school, unable to purchase the property for a roundabout, now wants a traffic light and other changes, which is not sitting well with the community. Dozens of students spoke at a Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting this week, but the supervisors made no decision. [Fairfax Times]

Flickr pool photo of Reston’s Used Book Shop by Vballslife.

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