Saying Yes to Smart Growth

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I haven’t always been popular with developers. Most of the residential growth–apartments, strip malls, fast–food drive–ins–that you do see along Route 1 is the result of what is known as “stale zoning.” Zoning that was approved, in some cases, decades ago (and didn’t require approval from the current Board of County Supervisors). As for many other development applications, I am known …

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Job, Economic Growth in Prince William County

Prince William County has established itself as an important part of the economic landscape of the Greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area and Northern Virginia.  The County’s contributions to the Northern Virginia economy has resulted in the region singularly accounting for roughly 45 percent of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s total economic activity and 37 percent of …

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Traffic, school quality concerns common of those moving to Woodbridge

As Woodbridge continues to grow, planners are focused on easing traffic congestion and bringing new transportation options to the area. Those considering moving to Woodbridge are families with elementary-school aged children, according to realtor Mark Worrilow, who has sold real estate in the region for nearly 20 years.  “I’m not getting questions about Metro expansion …

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