Northern Virginia is a bustling commercial center and among the best places to live in the nation. Ideally located within 30 minutes to the nation’s capital, Northern Virginia is known for its stellar infrastructure, incredible employment opportunities, and as the home of the state’s top high schools.
With Washington D.C. only a short metro ride away, there is no shortage of things to do in the area. If you stay in the local area, there is plenty to experience! Enjoy weekends along the Potomac River as you cross into D.C. Evenings can be filled at the famed Tyson’s Corner Center mall, at one of Northern Virginia’s highly-rated restaurants or at a thrilling Capitals or Wizards game.
Want something to do on the weekend? Look no further than at over a dozen free national museums! If you feel in need of some exercise, consider a hike along the Mount Vernon trail, within the U.S. National Arboretum, or at one of the many other local nature preserves and trails near D.C. For longer-distance excursions, Northern Virginia offers close proximity to both Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport.
When it comes to employment opportunities, Northern Virginia has plenty to offer. The private sector in the area is already bustling with employers such as Capital One and Northrop Grumman. Amazon’s new East Coast headquarters will soon be opening in the area as well. Northern Virginia is also home to countless opportunities within the public sector, with agencies such as the FBI, CIA, NSA and the DHS all headquartered in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Additionally, Arlington is home to the Pentagon, where the entire Department of Defense is headquartered. Living in one of Christopher Companies’ new Northern VA home communities would allow you to be within easy driving distance to any of these outstanding employers.
For education, Northern Virginia scores top marks. The region is home to some of the state’s best high schools, and is within a quick drive to some of the nation’s best colleges. Georgetown University, American University, and The George Washington University are just across the Potomac in D.C. Northern Virginia is home to a variety of outstanding universities as well, including George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, Marymount University, in Arlington, Virginia and various Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) campuses. By finding your new home within one of our communities in Northern VA, your family will have easy access to some of the nation’s top high schools and universities.
The Northern Virginia region is quickly growing to become one of the best places to live in the entire country. Consider checking out one of Christopher Companies’ new home communities in Northern VA below!