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National Landing:
Rising to Our Potential

Explore National Landing, where an unprecedented level of public and private investment is propelling one of the most exciting transformations of any mixed-use urban places in the nation.

Made up of three thriving neighborhoods – Crystal City, Pentagon City, and Potomac Yard – National Landing is located at the center of the Washington, DC, metro area and is Virginia’s largest walkable downtown. Blending the best of both city living and the urban outdoors, the area offers unparalleled convenience and transportation access while boasting the high quality of life for which Arlington, Virginia, is known.


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National Landing is a dynamic downtown located in Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. Comprised of three neighborhoods – Pentagon City, Crystal City, and Potomac Yard – it is one of the nation’s most well-connected downtowns and one of the region’s largest and densest mixed-use employment clusters.

Read the full report on how and why National Landing is set to soon outpace some of the largest DC and suburban markets in the region. 

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National Landing is an active and inclusive community with a distinct neighborhood feel. Over 24,000 people call National Landing home. Its vibrant streets, urban parks, and diverse residents make it the perfect place to be.

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National Landing is part of a cosmopolitan world capital, just minutes from the center of DC via Metrorail, commuter rail, bus, rideshare, or bike. National Landing also has direct access to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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National Landing is an urban downtown filled with eclectic shops, restaurants, and entertainment perfect for exploring on foot.

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Green Space

Parks, trees, and green space are thoughtfully placed in and around National Landing. A network of interwoven trails offer direct links to the scenic Potomac River and the nation’s capital.

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Arts & Culture

National Landing’s flourishing arts and culture scene includes a museum, award-winning theatrical performances, art galleries, studios, exhibits, and outdoor events.

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Innovation Hotspot

National Landing is home to a thriving business community with numerous small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs, as well as mission-driven organizations including March of Dimes, PBS, Conservation International, and the Consumer Technology Association.

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Wellness, Fitness & Social Activities

National Landing attracts active, fit residents to its wide array of gyms, fitness studios and trails. Yoga, biking, sports leagues and Arlington’s largest climbing gym, Movement, beckon the active and health-minded.

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Diverse Living Options

With over 17,000 residential units today and nearly 8,300 in the development pipeline, National Landing offers a welcoming home for all lifestyles and price points. From high-rise apartments to single-family homes, options are many. The neighborhood also boasts the highest proportion of three-bedroom rentals in the region.

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Highly Rated Schools & Higher Learning

National Landing is home to award-winning Arlington County public schools, neighbor to the exciting new Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, and minutes from the region’s top-notch universities.

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Dynamic Workforce

With a highly skilled, creative, and innovative workforce with nearly 50,000 jobs, much of National Landing’s office tenancy is STEM-related, long bolstered by the Pentagon and now the presence of Amazon.

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