This not unexpected given the amount of time needed for the EIS and development of the new Potomac Yard Metrorail station and a delay of over one (1) year or more. You can view our previous posts on this topic at this link.
Alexandria is firming up the schedule for the construction of the Potomac Yard Metro station, shifting the opening date to the second quarter of 2020 — a year-plus later than earlier estimates.
“Obviously concerns could be raised in terms of the extra time it’s going to take to complete the process,” Mayor Bill Euille, a member of the Potomac Yard Rail Implementation Group, said during a recent group meeting. “Could or wouldn’t that hurt potential prospects of developers interested in developing, signing some leases, what have you? But on the other hand, since the decision was made, there has been a lot of interest to come into the Yard, and so I would think, this is just me personally, the added six months is really not going to be that detrimental to the success of the overall development.”
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