Arlington's Bold Future: Ballston's Innovation Hub

The "Arlington's Bold Future: Ballston's Innovation Hub" webinar looks at the ongoing transformation of Ballston into a thriving hub of innovation. 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.


  • Kevin Shooshan, Director of Leasing and Marketing at Shooshan Company
  • Marc McCauley, Director, Real Estate Development Group at Arlington Economic Development
  • Paula Sorrell, Associate VP - Innovation & Economic Development at George Mason University
  • Telly Tucker, Director at Arlington Economic Development
  • Tina Leone, CEO at Ballston BID

Key Highlights 

  • New Ballston Retail that has recently opened or will open soon [1:08]

  • Unique Vertical Multi-Mix Use Tower at 4040 Wilson  [2:15]

  • Achieving Mix-Use Balance in Planning  [1:39]

  • Upcoming County Improvements to Ballston  [3:20]

  • Update on George Mason’s Center for Digital Innovation [1:08]

  • Building the a Startup Ecosystem Around the new Digital Innovation Center [1:12]

  • What Makes Ballston Stand Out as a Submarket [:22]

Watch the Full Arlington's Bold Future Innovating Ballston Webinar 


Date: September 29, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Webinar
Fee: Free
Registration: Sorry, registration is closed.
For more information, please contact:
Name: Michael Stiefvater
Email: [email protected]

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