AED Office & Directions

Alington Economic Development hosts many services out of our office. Below is our address information and directions:
 

Main Office

Office BuildingArlington Economic Development
1100 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1500
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: (703) 228-0808
Fax: (703) 228-0804
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Map to AED

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AED is closed on weekends and government holidays


Directions

Alington Economic Development (AED) is located on the 15th floor of the tallest building of the three Ballston Plaza office buildings. Parking is available in the garage under the building but unreserved spaces can be limited. If you are unable to find an unreserved space, please park in a tandem space and use one of the call boxes to leave your key with the attendant. Parking costs $5 for the first hour and $11 after that. Hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

By Metro

AED is a 15-minute walk from the Ballston Metro stop (Orange/Silver lines). To walk to AED, exit the metro, face Fairfax Drive and turn left. Walk down Fairfax Drive toward the entrance to Route 66 until you reach N. Wakefield Street at the Holiday Inn. Cross Fairfax Drive at N. Wakefield Street and continue straight for one block. Our building will be on your left with the Jacobs sign on top. 

There is also a free shuttle available that runs every 15 minutes. The "International Limousine Service, Inc." shuttle is located directly across the street from the Metro, on the corner of Fairfax Drive and N. Stuart Street, and drops passengers off at 1100 North Glebe Road.

By MetroBus or ART bus

MetroBus routes 2A,B,C,G; 23A,C; 38B; and ART route 51 make stops on both sides of Glebe Road at North 11th Street near the traffic light. As you face west, proceed straight on North 11th Street and turn left to our building at 1100 North Glebe Road.

By Automobile:

From Downtown Washington, DC:

Take Constitution Avenue (US 50) west across the Roosevelt Bridge. Exit to the right to continue on US 50 (Arlington Blvd.). Exit US 50 onto North Glebe Road and make a right at the traffic light. Continue on North Glebe Road to 11tth Street and make a left at the light. 1100 North Glebe Road is straight ahead. Underground, paid parking is available. Turn left in front of the 1100 North Glebe Road, right at the 4-way stop sign, and then take the next right into the parking garage. The under-ground parking garage serves multiple buildings so please be sure to find the elevators labeled “1100.” 

From the East or Northeast in Maryland:

From Annapolis follow US 50 (John Hanson Hwy.) west to New York Avenue in the District. From Baltimore and points north, follow I-95 to the Capital Beltway, then continue on the Beltway south to Exit #22, RTE 295, Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Follow 295 south to New York Avenue in the District. From New York Avenue, turn left onto I-395 South and follow signs for VIRGINIA. Exit right at Exit #11 to Northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway. Then follow directions in “From National Airport via Rental Car” paragraph.

From the Northwest in Maryland:

Go south on I-270 to the Northern Virginia exit onto I-495 (Capital Beltway). Cross the Potomac River via the American Legion Bridge. Take the left exit at Exit #12, Dulles Access Road east to Washington. Continue to I-66, and then follow directions in “From the West in Virginia” paragraph below.

From the West in Virginia:

From Falls Church, Fairfax, Centreville, Manassas and other western points, follow I-66 EAST to Exit #71, the Glebe Road/Ballston/Marymount University exit. After exiting the highway, turn left at the first light (the Holiday Inn hotel will be on the right.) 1100 North Glebe Road building is straight ahead. Underground, paid parking is available by making a left turn at the 4-way stop sign, and the next right into the parking garage. The under-ground parking garage serves multiple buildings so please be sure to find the elevators labeled “1100.” 

From the South in Virginia:

From Springfield, Woodbridge, Fredericksburg, Richmond and other southern points, follow I-95 north, crossing the Beltway onto I-395 (Shirley Highway). Take Exit #8A for Washington Blvd. (RTE 27) west. Follow Washington Blvd. to the fifth traffic light, and make a left onto Wilson Blvd. Go to North Glebe Road and make a right. At the next traffic light, make a left onto 11th Street. 1100 North Glebe Road is straight ahead. Underground, paid parking is available, by making a left turn in front of the 1100 North Glebe Road building, a right at the 4-way stop sign, and the next right into the parking garage. The under-ground parking garage serves multiple buildings so please be sure to find the elevators labeled “1100.” 

By Airplane:

From Ronald Regan National Airport via Metrorail:

Take Metro’s Blue Line in the direction of Addison Road to the Rosslyn stop. Transfer on the lower level to the Orange Line in the direction of Vienna. Travel four stops to the Ballston stop. Trains run every 6 minutes during rush hours, 12 minutes off-peak on weekdays, and every 13-16 minutes on weekends. 

Taxi service is also available at major hotels and in selected Arlington locations. You may also call any of our Arlington taxi companies for pickup service.

  • Blue Top Cab     703-243-8575
  • Red Top Cab      703-522-3333
From Ronald Regan National Airport via Rental Car:

Take George Washington Memorial Parkway north toward Washington, continuing beyond the exits for I-395. Exit to the left and follow signs for US 50 WEST (Arlington Blvd.). Exit US 50 onto North Glebe Road and make a right at the traffic light. Continue on North Glebe Road to 11th Street and make a left at the light. 1100 North Glebe Road is straight ahead. Underground, paid parking is available, by making a left turn in front of the 1100 North Glebe Road building, a right at the 4-way stop sign, and the next left into the parking garage. The under-ground parking garage serves multiple buildings so please be sure to find the elevators labeled “1100.” 

From Dulles Int’l. Airport via Rental Car:

Drive east toward Washington, D.C. on Dulles Access Road, and continue onto I-66. Follow directions in “From the West in Virginia” paragraph above.

By Railroad:

Amtrak serves Arlington through Washington’s Union Station and Alexandria’s railroad station. Both offer easy access to Metro subway stations. From Union Station, take Metro’s Red Line toward Shady Grove, transfer at Metro Center to the Orange Line toward Vienna, exiting at the Ballston stop. From Alexandria, enter the King Street Metro stop and take the Blue Line toward Addison Road, and transfer at Rosslyn to an Orange/Silver Line train toward Vienna, exiting at the Ballston stop. See “From National Airport via Metrorail” paragraph for more details.

From the Virginia suburbs via Commuter Rail:

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) offers rush hour trains from Manassas, passing through Burke and West Springfield, and from Fredericksburg, passing through Quantico, Woodbridge, Lorton and Springfield. Connec-tions to the Metro may be made at Franconia-Springfield, Alexandria, Crystal City, and L’Enfant Plaza and Union Station in D.C. See “By Railroad … AMTRAK” for directions.

From the Maryland suburbs via MARC Rail:

MARC Commuter Rail offers 3 lines to the Washington, D.C. area. The Camden line runs from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.; the Penn Line runs from Perryville through Baltimore to Washington, D.C.; and the Brunswick line runs from Martinsburg, WV through Brunswick, Germantown and Rockville, MD., to Washington, D.C. All lines run to Washington’s Union Station; see "By Railroad" for directions.