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Fairfax’s biggest, up-and-coming developments to watch out for

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About 16 miles away from Washington, D.C., the Virginia city, Fairfax, is making efforts to grow into a bustling area. In the next few years, new retail and residential developments are expected to pop up with projects like Mayfair and Scout on the Circle. The city, spanning only 6.3 square miles, is expected to add over 1,300 residential units just with the following developments mapped below.

From Northfax to Novus Fairfax Gateway, see what developments will transform this Virginia city with the map below, listed geographically from most west to most east.

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Novus Fairfax Gateway

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This development is part of the part of Kamp Washington Triangle Redevelopment. It is located specifically at 11101 and 11091 Fairfax Boulevard and 11160 Lee Highway. Construction is expected to begin this year with plans for 403 multi-family units and 29,414 square feet of commercial and office space. A new road network is also planned.

Mount Vineyard

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This project is currently under construction with a delivery slated for late spring 2017. Once complete, it will feature 132 residential units, 64 of which will be multi-family condos, 38 will be townhomes, and 30 will be "two over two" stacked condos. An existing apartment complex will also be redeveloped.

Paulvi VI Catholic High School

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This project is still in the conceptual stages, so don't be surprised if it gets a few tweaks here and there. What is currently planned for the 18-acre site is residential and commercial space. Most likely, part of the 1934-built school will be preserved. The school will relocate to a new site in Loudoun County around 2019 or 2020.

Northfax

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This project is still in the conceptual stages with construction expected to begin some time before 2018. The seven-phase project calls for making increasing vehicular and pedestrian mobility, reducing congestion by improving signal phasing, eliminating flooding at intersections, and improving traffic flow and lane alignments.

Davies property

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The proposed redevelopment of this 2.69-acre property is to replace one existing single-family home with a six-story structure with 315 multi-family units with an above-grade garage. Amenities will include a pool, rooftop deck, fitness center, dog walking park, and community room. This project has not yet been approved.

Mayfair

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In the southeastern portion of Downtown Fairfax, this project is under construction with a delivery slated for 2017. It will feature 25 townhomes, a 58-space parking garage, and an internal courtyard.

Scout on the Circle

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This approved project consists of retail and residential space. It will replace an obsolete strip mall with 400 Class-A apartment units, 28,000 square feet of retail, and a 54,000-square-foot grocery store. Two parking garages are also planned.

Enclave

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80 condos are currently under construction, spread out across two 68-foot-tall residential buildings. The project is expected to complete some time in 2017.

Novus Fairfax Gateway

This development is part of the part of Kamp Washington Triangle Redevelopment. It is located specifically at 11101 and 11091 Fairfax Boulevard and 11160 Lee Highway. Construction is expected to begin this year with plans for 403 multi-family units and 29,414 square feet of commercial and office space. A new road network is also planned.

Mount Vineyard

This project is currently under construction with a delivery slated for late spring 2017. Once complete, it will feature 132 residential units, 64 of which will be multi-family condos, 38 will be townhomes, and 30 will be "two over two" stacked condos. An existing apartment complex will also be redeveloped.

Paulvi VI Catholic High School

This project is still in the conceptual stages, so don't be surprised if it gets a few tweaks here and there. What is currently planned for the 18-acre site is residential and commercial space. Most likely, part of the 1934-built school will be preserved. The school will relocate to a new site in Loudoun County around 2019 or 2020.

Northfax

This project is still in the conceptual stages with construction expected to begin some time before 2018. The seven-phase project calls for making increasing vehicular and pedestrian mobility, reducing congestion by improving signal phasing, eliminating flooding at intersections, and improving traffic flow and lane alignments.

Davies property

The proposed redevelopment of this 2.69-acre property is to replace one existing single-family home with a six-story structure with 315 multi-family units with an above-grade garage. Amenities will include a pool, rooftop deck, fitness center, dog walking park, and community room. This project has not yet been approved.

Mayfair

In the southeastern portion of Downtown Fairfax, this project is under construction with a delivery slated for 2017. It will feature 25 townhomes, a 58-space parking garage, and an internal courtyard.

Scout on the Circle

This approved project consists of retail and residential space. It will replace an obsolete strip mall with 400 Class-A apartment units, 28,000 square feet of retail, and a 54,000-square-foot grocery store. Two parking garages are also planned.

Enclave

80 condos are currently under construction, spread out across two 68-foot-tall residential buildings. The project is expected to complete some time in 2017.