Arlington County firefighters have moved into their new, permanent Fire Station 10 in Rosslyn last Monday. The new station, a brick building with retractable glass doors, sits at the base of one of the high-rise building in The Highlands development, two apartment towers and one condo tower on the 1500 block of Wilson Blvd. Nearly five years ago, the County Board voted to relocate the firefighters from an aging single-story station... READ MORE

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Luxury and affordable units available at new apartments and condos in Rosslyn

The cluster of high-rise buildings in Rosslyn, Va., across the Potomac River from Georgetown continues to grow. The Highlands, a mixed-use development near the Rosslyn Metro station in the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor, includes apartments and condos in three residential towers as well as ground-level retail space in each building. The community will also include the Rosslyn Highlands Park with green space... READ MORE

As Interest in Luxury DC Apartments Soars, Developers Are Competing to Offer the Most Extravagant Amenities Possible

When moving to a luxury apartment building in the DC area, one already expects certain bougie accouterments: amenities like rooftop pools and dry cleaning services and peaceful yoga studios that maybe once seemed over-the-top are now just run-of-the-mill when you’re paying $2,000 for a studio. So what’s a luxury apartment to do to set itself apart from all the other... READ MORE

New apartments leasing in Arlington County’s Rosslyn-Ballston corridor

Leasing has begun at Aubrey, the first of three high-rise residential buildings at the Highlands, a mixed-use development in the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor in Arlington, Va. Under development by Penzance, the 23-story-tall Aubrey building at 1788 N. Pierce St. includes 331 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Evo, the second apartment tower, is anticipated to begin leasing this summer. The third tower... READ MORE

Aubrey, The Highlands’ First Luxury Apartment Tower Delivering This Summer

Today, Penzance, a leading owner, operator, and developer in the Washington, DC metropolitan region, announced the start of leasing and the opening of their interactive leasing center for Aubrey, the first luxury apartment tower to deliver at The Highlands, a dynamic mixed-use development project along the Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor. The developer shared a first look at some of the luxury finishes... READ MORE


Like elsewhere in the U.S., commercial real estate development in the Washington, D.C., area slowed dramatically in 2020 due largely to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s expected to be slow in 2021, too, compared with previous years (and even with a new administration coming to town). Still, there are some prominent projects in the pipeline that are on track to deliver... READ MORE

New Details Emerge for West Rosslyn Redevelopment Project

Work is kicking off on a massive new development in West Rosslyn, and its developer is offering a first look at its plans to build three new residential towers, a new fire station and an improved Rosslyn Highlands Park. The D.C. developer Penzance announced today (Monday) that it would be dubbing the project “The Highlands,” which will be located at... READ MORE

John Kusturiss of DC’s Penzance Takes Commercial Observer to The Highlands

Washington, D.C.-based developer Penzance is off to the races with its 1.2-million-square-foot mixed-use development in West Rosslyn, Va., now named The Highlands. In September, the firm closed a $380 million construction loan with Mack Real Estate Credit... READ MORE

Check out new renderings of Penzance’s western Rosslyn development

We have new details about Penzance Cos.' first-ever ground-up multifamily residential project as the D.C. company prepares to break ground on its 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use ...   READ MORE

Rosslyn development The Highlands breaks ground

WASHINGTON — Developer Penzance will officially break ground Oct. 24 on the latest big development in Rosslyn, one that will add three new residential towers to the skyline. The development will be called The Highlands, a nod to its geographic location at the top of the hill at 1555 Wilson Blvd., near the newly redeveloped Rosslyn Highlands Park. The Highlands... READ MORE

The Highlands development includes multiple discrete portions that are being developed by different affiliates of Penzance, including a separate affiliated entity for each of the Aubrey, the Evo, and The Pierce Condominium. Each separate entity is solely responsible for the development, construction, marketing, sales and/or leasing of its respective portion of The Highlands. Without affecting this disclaimer as to the other portions of The Highlands, the Pierce Condominium is being developed by Pierce Highlands LLC (the Declarant) and neither Penzance, any of its affiliates (other than the Declarant), nor any other party shall have any such responsibility or liability with respect to The Pierce Condominium.