The adage “If you build it they will come” has been proven once again. This time it applies to the Wiehle-Reston Metrorail Station and the developer who about five years created a mixed use development adjacent to the station.
Take a look at what’s happening near that station which has been the temporary end of the Silver Line since Phase 1 opened in 2014.
Google has signed a lease to take about 90,000 square feet of space in the 1900 Reston Metro Plaza development along the north side of the Dulles International Airport Access Highway and toll lanes, thereby providing a big name tenant to much of the space in the dramatic glass-filled building built by Comstock Partners LC at what is currently the end of the Silver Line.
Comstock confirmed the much-speculated deal in April.
News of the Google decision, coupled with the anticipated completion of Phase 2 to the airport and beyond, is apparently sparking interest in other space in the same building and in two additional office buildings being built at the within the Comstock development.
This is not the only good news coming for this station area.
Comstock will soon bring a Marriott Renaissance Hotel between Reston Station Boulevard and Sunset Hills Road.
On the south side of the toll road, opposite the rail station, Comstock also has purchased the three buildings in Commerce Metro Center, which was built in the 1980s by Centennial Development Corp.
This will give the developer control of properties on both sides of the toll/airport access highway as well as a major development called Loudoun Station near the Ashburn Station at the end of the Silver line.
Pictured at top: This is the Reston Station development at Wiehle-Reston East. The building in the foreground is where Google just leased 90,000 square feet of space.