The City of Falls Church has issued a Request for Conceptual Proposals (RFP) for the West Falls Church Economic Development Project. The 10-acre City-owned site is located near the intersection of Route 7 and Interstate 66 and the West Falls Church Metro Station. The land is part of a 34.6 acre George Mason High School & Mary Ellen Middle School campus. By a separate contract, the Falls Church School Board will build a new high school at a different location on the campus and thereby free up approximately 10 acres of land for economic development.
View the RFP on the City's Solicitation Postings Page.
West Falls Church is envisioned as a vibrant, mixed-use development adjacent to the campuses of George Mason High School and the UVa & Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center. The project is intended to generate revenue for the City to offset capital costs of the new high school. A preferred mix of uses will include retail, hotel office, and residential
Developers must submit proposals by May 1, 2018. There will be a non-mandatory Industry Forum on March 14, 2018. In June 2018, the City plans to select one or more respondents to develop a Detailed Proposals with firm financial commitments and project timelines. The proposed timeline calls for a Comprehensive Agreement in May 2019 and site conveyance in the fall of 2021.
For more information about the site, please visit www.choosefallschurch.org/WFC.