Columbia Pike

Known to locals as “Arlington’s Oldest and Newest Main Street,” Columbia Pike’s 3.5-mile commercial corridor is lined by charming residential areas that provide a reliable customer base. Known for its quirky charm and nostalgic vibe, as represented by local icon Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse, Columbia Pike offers unique submarkets along its length that cater to diverse consumers with everything from international markets to fast-casual chains to wine bars. With nearly 28,000 vehicles and 18,000 transit riders traversing "the Pike" each day it is easy to see what attracts them all to the corridor.

Today the Pike is undergoing significant redevelopment with 845 residential units and 100,000 SF of retail under construction, which follows the addition of 2,000 residential units and 200,000 SF of retail during the preceding decade. As the Pike continues to grow, don't miss your opportunity to mark your place.
 

Columbia Pike Retail Profile (PDF)
 

Key Demographics

Population 1/4-Mile 1/2-Mile 1-Mile
Residents 2,555 10,576 32,860
Daytime 3,671 8,168 25,583
Educational Attainment      
Bachelor's or Higher 70.8% 66.6% 63.6%
Household Income      
Median $90,026 $81,936 $85,028
Average $130,102 $114,995 $115,259
Age      
20 29 18.5% 20.3% 18.3%
30 39 24.0% 23.0% 22.3%
40 49 14.4% 14.0% 14.3%
50 59 12.1% 11.9% 12.1%
Median 36.2 35.6 35.4

Source: ESRI (2017) - Radius from 2900 Columbia Pike 
 

Transportation Statistics

Mode Count
Metro Boardings N/A
Daily Traffic Count 25,000 - Columbia Pike/Glebe Road
Peak Hour Pedestrian Count 114 (am) / 270 (pm) - Columbia Pk/Walter Reed Dr
Walk Score 92 - Walker's Paradise

Source: Arlington County; Walk Score; WMATA
 

Development Summary

Type Existing Under Construction Approved
Hotel Keys 493 0 0
Office SF 553,183 0 0
Residential Units 6,312 1,018 141
Retail SF 630,518 98,430 12,997

Source: Arlington Economic Development - Includes entirety of Urban Village
 

Large Employers

Company Count
High Sierra Pools 150 299
Planned Systems International 150 299
AV Automotive 100 149

Source: Arlington Economic Development
 

Notable Restaurants

Altacatl Restaurant | Bangkok 54 Restaurant & Bar | Brickhaus | Boru Ramen | Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant | Chipotle | Josephine's Italian KitchenLost Dog CaféMazagan Restaurant | Pan American BakerySugar Shack Donuts | Taqueria el PoblanoTwisted Vines Bistro | William Jeffrey's Tavern
 

Notable Shops

Aladdin Halal Market | Art & Framing Club | GiantHarris Teeter (2019)Papillon Cycles | Phoenix Bikes | The Pilates LoftThe Top Jewelers | Twisted Vines Bottleshop | XSport Fitness
 

Attractions

Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse | Arlington Escape Room
 

Contact

Michael Stiefvater

(703) 228-0827

[email protected]

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