Four Lenses for Looking at the Value of Public Art in Arlington

AED has prepared a report demonstrating the importance of public art and the role it plays in placemaking and promoting our community. Length: 19 pages.

September 1, 2012
Tysons and the Silver Line: Threat or Benefit

What impact will the construction of the Silver Line and the redevelopment of Tysons Corner have on the Arlington economy? This research paper explores the development capacity, placemaking qualities, locational advantages and other advantages that will continue to set Arlington apart from the competition. Length: 6 pages.

January 1, 2012
Airports in the Region

This case study explores Arlington County's approach toward planning for redevelopment near Ronald Regan Washington National Airport. By working closely with the FAA, Arlington County was able to successfully develop a long-term land use plan that is closely coordinated with airspace interests. Length: 5 pages.

November 1, 2011
Illumination for Placemaking

Read the study prepared by VA Tech Urban Affairs & Planning students, presented on June 29, 2010, about how communities use lighting in interesting and new exciting ways. Length: 58 pages.

June 1, 2010
Localized Economic Impact Analysis: Proposed Cultural Center in Arlington, Virginia

With its recent approval by the County Board, a new cultural center for Arlington will soon become a reality. Learn more about the Center's potential economic impact. Length: 4 pages.

June 1, 2009
Cultural Center Needs Assessment

A cultural center needs assessment, conducted by Webb Management Services, contains a variety of recommendations (immediate and long-term) for cultural facilities in Arlington.

August 1, 2007
Grocery Store Trends and Opportunities in Arlington, Virginia

The grocery story industry has changed dramatically in the last few decades, introducing new products and types of stores nationally and locally. As grocery stores face sharp competition for food dollars, they have begun to explore new markets, adding services and transforming stores into one-stop-shopping destination experiences. Arlington Economic Development recently completed a study which identifies these trends and examines their impact on Arlington.

August 1, 2007
Urban Development Intensities in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area

This paper examines and quantifies density in the Washington, D.C. region, and provides useful insights for future planning and growth. Excerpts from this white paper were first published on, a planning and development network.

May 1, 2007
Future Office Development in Clarendon

This report was prepared in support of the planning process associated with the review of the Clarendon Sector plan. The analysis has a number of specific purposes: 1) Provide an update on the Arlington Office Market; 2) Describe and define office product types that may be applicable to the Clarendon market; 3) Match product types to the projected demand for office space in Clarendon; and 4) Suggest a product mix with appropriate locational considerations as input into the Sector Plan.

January 1, 2007
Shifting Markets - Office Development in Clarendon

Examination of the office development potential of the Clarendon area issued October 2002.

October 1, 2002