Amazon reveals development plans for new Virginia headquarters

May 31, 2019

Amazon’s new Arlington campus in Virginia will feature energy-efficient offices, new community space, and neighborhood retail. Image courtesy ZGF[1]
Amazon’s new Arlington campus in Virginia will feature energy-efficient offices, new community space, and neighborhood retail.
Image courtesy ZGF

Amazon[2]’s second headquarters HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia, is going into the first phase of construction. With this new campus, the tech giant seeks to support local businesses, build new public spaces, and integrate sustainable design features.

HQ2 is part of the Metropolitan Park site, an existing urban renewal and development project in National Landing. The first phase of the ‘ground-up’ construction will see the redevelopment of a block of vacant warehouses into two new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold-certified buildings, retail spaces, and open areas for the community. These buildings are the first step to creating an urban campus where 25,000 future employees and the local community can intermingle.

The new site will include:

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructionspecifier.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Opener-16.jpg
  2. Amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/ref=nav_logo

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