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Join Arlington Economic Development for the launch of its virtual series on the future of Arlington's economy, which begins with a look at the ongoing transformation of Ballston into a thriving hub of innovation accompanied by best-in-class residential and retail developments. Currently home to research institutions including DARPA, Office of Naval Research, and Virginia Tech's Research Center, the neighborhood is preparing for the addition of George Mason University's Institute for Digital Innovation. The game-changing project complements an ongoing residential and retail construction boom, which has seen the completion of over 500,000 SF of retail and 2,000 housing units in the past five years, with numerous other projects in the pipeline.
If you are looking for a new residence, look no further than 4040 Wilson Blvd. in Ballston. 4040 Wilson is minutes away from 50+ popular restaurants, countless top-tier health and wellness hubs and multiple entertainment hotspots...not to mention that Ballston is Arlington's most walkable neighborhood, with a Walk Score of 94...
Smartasset, a financial technology company, recently published their "Best Cities for Runners – 2020 Edition" which features Arlington as the third best city for runners.
The 2020 Fitness Index from the ACSM ranked Arlington, VA as the "Fittest City In America." As their website states, "The ACSM American Fitness Index, a ranking of America’s 100 largest cities, celebrates healthy, active lifestyles. Cities with the highest scores are considered to have strong community fitness, a concept analogous to individuals having strong personal fitness."