Potomac Yard

Just minutes from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Potomac Yard is comprised of a destination retail center and a growing urban community. The area has undergone significant growth in the past decade, and has been approved for additional development that will transform it into a modern mixed-use, transit-oriented community, including a future Metro station.

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District Statistics
Households 2,920
Population 5,414
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 57.2%
Source: 2008-2013 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau
Commercial Statistics
Existing Office Space 684,433 SF
Average Direct Gross Rent/SF $45.00
Source: CoStar Real Estate Database, Q4 2013
Diverse Business District
Total Storefronts 64
Retail 28
Restaurants 16
Source: AEDP Research
Note: Potomac Yard is a 70-acre parcel of land developed in the mid-1990s with approximately 600,000 square feed of existing "big box" retail. In 2009, a small area plan was approved, allowing for 1.7 million square feet of future mixed-use development to include office, retail, residential, and a new Metro station.

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