48.4 F
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
ArlingtonAnother residential building could become hotel for a time

Another residential building could become hotel for a time

Must Read

Arlington County Board members next month are expected to allow another developer to temporarily convert apartment space to hotel use.

The developer of the 809-unit property at 1555 Wilson Blvd. is asking permission to use 100 of the residential units as hotel space starting in late summer. Eventually, the units would revert to their originally intended purpose.

Converting to temporary hotel use has become an more frequent option for developers of apartments and condominiums in recent years, as it allows for increased cash flow during the early period of leasing or sales. For the county government, hotels are a cash cow, bringing in significant revenue.

County Board members on March 20 are expected to advertise a public hearing on the matter for April.

The apartment project is located on a 2.7-acre parcel in the western part of Rosslyn, and is being built in conjunction with a new fire station and park. The hotel units would occupy the fifth to ninth floor of one of the two residential towers.

- Advertisement -

Join Our Newsletter

Latest News

Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

Get our email updates



Find out what’s going down around town

with our FREE newsletter from the Sun Gazette!