John Shooshan Receives Robert Ball Sr. Award

The Best of Ballston awards and Annual Meeting, presented by Ballston BID and Clark Construction, took place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at The Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel. Best of Ballston Awards included: #bestofballston Innovation Award goes to @Cybraics 4 all the work they do on a daily basis- they embody what Ballston is all about! — BallstonBID (@BallstonBID) June 21, 2017 #bestofballston Property Manager Award winner is Cheryl Dennis with Peidmont Realty… Read More

Ballston Farmers’ Market Every Thursday

With the longer days of summer, take time to enjoy all that the warmer months have to offer, including venturing to some area farmers’ markets. If you live around Ballston, you are within walking distance to some wonderful restaurants, shops, and grocery stores, as well as the Ballston Farmer’s Market. Every Thursday afternoon (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm), the Ballston Fresh Farm Market serves up locally grown fruit and vegetables, along with… Read More

YEA! Investor Panel: Thursday, March 30, 2017

This Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or “YEA!” students, (comprised of local students, ages 12-18) will gather in the Reinsch Library Auditorium at Marymount University to present their business plans before a panel of local business leaders, as stated on the Arlington Chamber of Commerce website. [Tickets Here] The Chamber states: “Each student business will have five minutes to pitch their business plans to the panel… Read More

News from the Bisnow Event: State of Arlington and Alexandria

Recently (December 7), Bisnow DC hosted their event, The State of Arlington County and Alexandria, in Crystal City. Over breakfast, several panelists spoke on everything from buildings to the Metro rail to the Gondola proposal and more. In addition to our very own John Shooshan, other speakers included: Mark Damato – Head of Global Real Estate, CEB Andy VanHorn – Principal, The JBG Companies Mary-Claire Burick (Moderator)– President, Rosslyn BID   On Arlington… Read More

A Brief History of Ballston from the Ballston BID

One of the greatest resources for businesses and the Ballston community in Arlington is the Ballston BID (Business Improvement District). Their mission states, “The Ballston Business Improvement (BID) will imagine and implement innovative programs, partnerships and collaborations that bring people together and create a sense of community to strengthen the economic vitality of our businesses and commercial partners in Ballston.” The website,, includes resources such as a business directory, an interactive map,… Read More

The Ballston BID Interactive Directory

Have you tried the new Ballston Interactive Directory Map? The Ballston BID and Pivot4d have teamed up to create a very expansive database showcasing everything Ballston has to offer including: Commercial Properties Retail Restaurants Entertainment Parks & Recreation Parking & Transportation Hotels Universities Gyms Wifi Hotspots As seen in the screen shot above, clicking on any of the orange buildings brings up specific details with photos and videos of the property. This map allows… Read More

National Walking Day Updates – Vendors & Giveaways

National Walking Day Updates – Vendors & Giveaways