Friday, May 24, 2013
With Wegman's as an anchor store, the new Hilltop Village Center is rapidly filling up its storefronts, but some residents say it's just another boring strip mall. What do you think?
Hilltop Village Center is rapidly filling up with new shops and stores around its upcoming flagship store - Wegmans. Local business Vichelle's Hair Styling and Metropolitan Fine Arts are moving into the new development, but so far, most of the smaller surrounding stores are other chains including a few banks, medical offices, Mattress Warehouse, Massage Envy, Panda Express, Elevation Burger and Verizon. The new strip mall’s businesses are prompting some Patch readers to question why the county or developer didn’t make more an effort to attract more local, unique or high-end businesses businesses. One Patch reader called it “another boring strip mall with cleaners and fast food.” On our Kingstowne Patch Facebook page, another person wrote…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
This colonial home is on the market for $749,900.
This home located at 6073 Piney Wood Court in Kingstowne has five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Built in 2005, the single-family home features a two-car garage and backs up to Hilltop Golf Club. The home is on the market for $749,900. According to the listing, the colonial home also features a gourmet kitchen and breakfast area, a sunroom, fireplace, rec room and exercise room. Click here for more information on this home. Check out more real estate news and information in the Kingstowne Patch real estate section here.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Find homes for sale in Kingstowne on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
More Kingstowne-Rose Hill Real Estate Listings >> Check here every week to find out what homes are on the market in the Kingstowne area. Here are realtors and everything realty on Kingstowne Patch.
The shopping center is currently under construction and set to open in 2014.
The Metropolitan Fine Arts Center will move its Landsdowne Centre location across the street to the Hilltop Village Center when it is completed next year. MFAC confirmed the move Tuesday and Weingarten's updated site plan has MFAC listed for a 6,500-square-foot space at the new shopping center. According to the site plan, other businesses going in at the new Hilltop Village Center include: Wegmans will anchor the 350,000 sq. ft. shopping center and the plan includes 100,000 sq. ft. of office space. MFAC will also move its Fairfax Station location to the Lorton Workhouse Art Center in September. See also: Telegraph Road Being Reconstructed in Preparation for Hilltop Village Center Recreational Amenities Planned to Be Located Near Wegmans at…
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Commuters in NoVa are paying $3.57 per gallon right now—lower than last year, but higher than earlier this spring.
Heading out of town for Memorial Day this weekend? You'll be paying less at the pump than you did last year even though the Northern Virginia area has seen prices spike in recent weeks. Average gas prices for the Northern Virginia region this week are at $3.57 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas, down from $3.69 a gallon a year ago, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. Paying $3.57 a gallon at the pump is better than what many Minnesotans are paying right now—an average of $4.27 a gallon, the highest prices in the country, according to the Star Tribune. Northern Virginia is faring better on gas prices than many other parts of the country, according to AAA. Currently, Virginia’s retail average is 26 cents cheaper than the national average. …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Have an extra million bucks — or more — to spare? If not, here are some pictures of some of the region's most expensive properties to help when you dream.
Maybe you don't need 10 bathrooms. Or even nine. Maybe you don't need a boat dock in your back yard. Or a fully equipped gym. Some people, though, apparently do. And if you're not looking for much more than a roof over your head — and even if you're not looking at all — we can all dream, can't we? Well, we can do more than that: We can take a peek inside some of the most expensive homes for sale in Virginia and D.C. Just click on the links below to see what's for sale in some of our 31 Patches around the region. WOW: $1.3 Million Home Features Hot Tub WOW: Home Features Skylights, Library WOW: Annandale $1.3 Million Home Features Wrap-Around Porch WOW: Own a Barn in Leesburg Lakefront Contemporary on Upper Lake Drive Wow' House: …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. …
Business owners can claim their free listing in Patch Places to promote their business and inform local Patch readers.
When Patch launched in late 2010, editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. They made Patch Places into a spot where local consumers can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for stores and restaurants around town. All Patch readers can add information about local events, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars and can add a review. But many owners of local businesses don't realize the full advantages and extra bonuses they get when they claim a listing. How to Claim Your Listing—and Why Owners or managers should search for their business listing on Patch in the search box above, click on your business listing and then click on "claim your listing…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The development requires entrance improvements for when it opens in 2014.
The overload of construction work on Telegraph Road from Hilltop Golf Club to the Beulah Street intersection is all in preparation for the opening of Hilltop Village Center. According to VDOT, the new development requires entrance improvements that will include turning lanes and road widening. Wegmans recently proffered to build recreational amenities adjacent to the soon-to-be Hilltop Village Center that will include an adult soccer field, youth baseball field, pavilion, playground, an open play area, and an associated parking lot. Wegmans is expected to be completed by September 2014. The shopping center will include 250,000 sq. ft. of retail development and 100,000 sq. ft. of office space. Wegmans — which will be operated by Weingarten …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The 24-hour gym is expected to open this summer.
The new Anytime Fitness at Rose Hill Plaza is having a pre-sale event for the first 100 people to become members. The new location has signs up at the plaza while it goes through construction in preparation for its expected summer opening. The fitness center started accepting members back in April, according to Linda Dreyer, director of marketing for Combined Properties, Inc. The space for Anytime Fitness is 4,100 sq. ft. and located in the same plaza with Safeway and Dollar Tree. The new sign for the 24-hour fitness center is also up on both sides of the building. The closest Anytime Fitness to the Kingstowne area is located on Manchester Boulevard. For more information on the pre-sale event at the Rose Hill Plaza location, call (703) 662…