Want Young Employees? Locate Near Metro — Even companies in suburbs are taking into account Metro access in order to attract car-free Millennials. As three major employers recently signed big leases in Reston, impact is here. [Washington Post]
Hanley Named to Election Board — Reston’s Kate Hanley has been named to the Fairfax County Election Board for a three-year term. Hanley is the former Chair of the County Board of Supervisors (1995-2003). [Fairfax County]
New Financing for Reston Hotel — JBG has received a $27 million loan from Mesa West Capital to refinance the Westin Reston Heights, Mesa West announced. The hotel, along with a 194-unit residential tower and 140,000-square foot office building anchors the first phase of JBG’s 35-acre Reston Heights mixed-used development.
Diverse Fairfax, But Not Local Officials — Fairfax County has significant Asian, Latino and African American population, but that is not reflected in leadership except for Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins [Washington Post]