The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.
F.C. ‘Arts District’ Push to Begin Sept. 8 Two leaders of the City of Falls Church’s burgeoning arts community will be addressing the F.C. City Council at its Sept. 8 meeting, reporting on progress in the development of an arts center at the new Pearson Square mixed use project and […]
Falls Church area real estate agents give their views and opinions on the local real estate market.
For the first time in our 17 and a half years of publication, the Falls Church News-Press has produced a special 16-page “Real Estate Report” that is included in this edition and will also be available on News-Press newsstands for the entire month of August.
City of Falls Church residents should take heart from the fact that, in this gloomy, almost panicky economic climate, a major developer has come to City Hall wanting to build something big. The highly accomplished and respected Akridge Company came back to a joint City Council and Planning Commission work […]
Tuesday’s election in the City of Falls Church was yet another watershed moment in the City’s on-going struggle to achieve a solid basis for its long-term viability while at the same time maintaining its unique identity as a special 2.2 square mile enclave inside the Beltway.
Surprising observers throughout the region, the City of Falls Church adopted its coming fiscal year budget Monday by a unanimous vote that raised the residential real estate tax by a mere two cents. The $76,427,560 Fiscal Year ’09 budget fully funds the School Board request and will actually cost the […]
Next Tuesday’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church will matter a lot to every man, woman and child living in the city. If you, dear reader, are taking the trouble to look at this editorial, we urge you to put a little extra effort, as well, into getting […]
Despite Fiscal Pinch, Tax Bill Will Go Down The Falls Church City Council will vote Monday to finalize its budget for the coming fiscal year beginning July 1, and last minute revisions will reduce the tax rate from an earlier-projected three-cent rise to two cents.
Lost in most reports of the current budget struggles by regional jurisdictions has been the new option approved in Richmond last year to raise the commercial real estate tax rate above that of residential real estate. In these tough fiscal times, the focus has been entirely on the residential real […]