(Correction: An earlier version of this post said a 170,000 square foot office building was part of this project. That was incorrect. The project has been approved for up to 421 residential units and 10,000 square feet of retail)
Plans are underway to relocate some of the commercial tenants of the 11400 block of Sunset Hills Rd. in order to make room for the construction of 421 apartments.
Chuck Veatch, owner of the property, says construction will begin this fall on the mid-rise residential building with 421 units. The five-acre property was approved for the residences in 2013.
The location is currently home to Reston Mini-Storage, as well as several retail stores. Veatch says Reston Mini-Storage customers have been notified that the business will be closing Nov. 1.
The parcel is adjacent to Reston Station, the mixed-use development being constructed on top of the 3,300-space parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. Reston Station is approved for 1.2 million square feet of commercial, office, residential and hotel space. Comstock’s 22-story, 450-unit BLVD apartments are currently under construction.
Veatch and Bozzuto Development, whom he is teaming with on the project, got the land rezoned from Industrial to Planned Mixed Use Residential in 2010. See the county staff report for more details on the project.
At least one major tenant, Home Escapes Spa & Patio, is relocating with Veatch’s help. The store will move this fall to Sunset Park Drive in Herndon, to the space occupied by Gymini Gymnastics for 30 years. Veatch says his company purchased the space on Sunset Park and will lease it to the patio store owners.
“We are hoping to help relocate as many [tenants] as we can,” said Veatch.
Crews will begin tearing down the one-story retail section and the former mini storage lot late this fall, said Veatch.
Photos: Top – Retail stretch that will be demolished to make way for apartments. Bottom – Reston Mini Storage, with Reston Station BLVD apartments under construction nearby.
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