A successful business location is more than just any individual floor plan, office amenities package, or bargain lease terms. What is most important is the overall urban ecosystem that attracts the very best of the region’s, nation’s, and world’s talent. That is what makes locating to Crystal City such an incredibly BRILLIANT business decision. Today’s talented workforce, the engine of productivity, wants to work in a neighborhood that is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. Crystal City is all of these things with much more in the works.
INNOVATIVE - Crystal City offers a unique ecosystem for innovation where the region’s best talent collides to foster new ideas that can be prototyped, funded, incubated, and grown to maturity all without having to leave the neighborhood.
ACTIVE – Exercise and activity leads to happy, healthy, and productive employees and Crystal City offers a wide variety of ways for employees to keep active.
ARTFUL – From its wine and culinary offerings to a world-class theater and colorful art woven into its urban fabric, Crystal City offers a soulful experience to spark imagination and creativity.
ACCESSIBLE – Crystal City is all about access. Though home to the most diverse selection of transportation options in the region, accessibility speaks to more than just transportation. Crystal City’s location provides access to the heart of the nation’s capital within minutes while remaining central and convenient to the region’s highly talented and sought after work force. Crystal City has expanded its accessibility by offering free internet Wi-Fi Access in some of its most comfortable courtyards, plazas, and parks. Countless amenities within walking distance mean everything a worker could possibly want or need is within just a short walk, bike ride, or transit trip.
GREEN – Located in a walkable, transit-rich, mixed-use community, choosing Crystal City is the most environmentally-friendly decision a business can make. With LEED certified buildings, a weekly farmers market, and a compost program, Crystal City offers this and more with a strong focus on sustainability today and tomorrow.
Crystal City is transforming into a stronger, more cohesive, mixed-use community. Arlington’s largest downtown, with nearly 25 million square feet of mixed-use development will grow to over 38.3 million square feet of offices, residences, hotels, retail, and restaurants by 2050. Guided by the Crystal City Sector Plan and supported by a commitment from County leadership and dedicated transportation infrastructure funds, new development and public infrastructure investments such as Long Bridge Park, new transit options, new road connections, and protected bicycle lane networks will serve this new development and create a more stimulating, attractive, energetic, and active neighborhood than already exists today. Launching a new start-up or bringing an existing business to Crystal City may just be the best business decision an entrepreneur or CEO can make. Join the hundreds of businesses that have already made the BRILLIANT decision to call Crystal City their home. Peruse the offerings below or reach out to the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-412-9430.
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