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Fill This Space: Reston Station’s Retail Center

by Karen Goff — July 29, 2014 at 9:30 am 14 Comments

Retail space at Reston Station

Reston’s first Silver Line Metro station at Wiehle-Reston East opened on Saturday with much fanfare.

The mixed-use development at Reston Station, which sits atop the seven-level underground garage adjacent to the Metro station, is still a work in progress. Eventually, there will be more than 1 million square feet of office, hotel, retail and residential space, says Comstock, the developer of the project.

One part of Reston Station is ready to go though: the 10,000-square-foot retail building (which will eventually be the hotel lobby when it is constructed).

What do you thing would make a good business (or businesses, as it can be divided) there? What could the plaza really use as its first restaurant or store?

Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

  • Maura McKnight

    The Candy Drawer Confectionary is looking for a bricks & mortar home! Shop local, support small business! http://www.candydrawerconfectionary.com

  • Alice T

    This would be a perfect spot for a bakery/cafe.

    • Beth

      …like a Tim Horton’s 😀

  • Gavin

    Can’t wait of the first “bookstore!” post.

    • Mike M

      Here is an obligatory “Hard Times” post.

  • Josseline

    Bookstore.

  • CD

    Peets

  • ce

    Can’t wait to see the Starbucks but seriously how about Uno Pizza.

  • ArlingtonCommuter

    Dunkin Donuts — I’ll be paying enough for the silver line from Arlington to Reston, so some good coffee that’s cheaper than Starbucks would be nice to pass the time waiting for the bus.

  • LC

    I can’t imagine Starbucks would pass up that location

  • Lisa

    Reston is lacking a bookstore since B&N closed in Reston a year or so ago!

  • Thirsty Pete

    Gordon Biersch

  • Alison

    Brewpub!

  • R

    Didn’t Dunkin Donuts already get the exclusive coffee rights to this place over a year ago?

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