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Update 3/21/16

Big changes are afoot directly south of us! Alexandria is beginning a year-long effort to plan for the redevelopment of its North Potomac Yard (Target, Best Buy, Shoppers Food Warehouse) “temporary” commercial center. It plans to replace the existing 600,000 sq. ft. shopping center with 7.5 million square feet of mixed use development, including retail, office, residential and hotels rivaling Crystal City. For more information on this and the new Potomac Yard Metro station, go to

Update 1/8/2015

Kimco Realty, the owner of Pentagon Centre, the name of the entire mega-block that includes Costco, will begin redevelopment of its block in 2015. While Costco will eventually disappear, its current lease guarantees its presence for at least the next 25 years. First to go, however, will be a portion of its parking lot on which a new, 7-level parking garage will be constructed to replace not only the parking spaces it will displace, but also the spaces on which a new 10-story residential building will be built at the corner of Hayes and 15th Streets.

Also included in Phase 1 of Pentagon Centre’s redevelopment will be a 24-story, 450-unit apartment building over the top of the Metro entrance at the corner of Hayes and 12th Street. While this building will necessitate demolition of a small portion of the enclosed mall, currently anchored by Best Buy, the remainder of the mall will be upgraded and remain for approximately 20 years, until Phase 2 of the Block’s redevelopment will begin.

Phase 3, that will eventually displace Costco is not anticipated for yet another 20 years. Overall, Kimco’s blueprint would bring 714 new resident units to the block, 70 hotel rooms, 730,000 sq. ft. of new office space, and approximately 342,000 sq. ft. of retail along with additional parking.