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Everything you need to know about moving to Arlington


Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington is one of Virginia’s fastest growing cities. The city is made up of a number of vibrant communities, including the burgeoning National Landing chain of neighborhoods — which blends city living and urban greenspaces, making for Virginia’s most walkable community. National Landing’s positioning at the center of the D.C. region makes it a prime location for individuals who want what D.C. has to offer (while keeping the District at an arm’s length) as well as industry-leading organizations establishing regional hubs. 

Our first Arlington home, Common at National Landing, is another major draw to the National Landing neighborhood. With all-inclusive rates starting at $1,031/month and amenities like on-site laundry, bike storage, a professional-grade kitchen, and a fully-equipped wellness studio, Common at National Landing is the best way to start a life in Arlington. 

For those looking to make the most of their move to this one-of-a-kind city, here’s everything you need to know about moving to Arlington, VA. 

It’s a community like no other

No, this isn’t just a marketing tagline: Arlington really is a special kind of community. Minutes from Washington, D.C., Arlington combines city living with breathtaking natural scenery, and National Landing takes that combination to the next level by merging three of Arlington’s most interesting neighborhoods: Crystal City, Pentagon City, and Potomac Yard. Together, the three neighborhoods help to form a community of forward-thinkers and trend-setters, with institutions like Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus and Amazon calling National Landing home. For those looking to shape the future, National Landing is the place to be. 

Liveability is at the forefront

While many places are entirely liveable, Arlington completely redefines what it means for a city to be liveable — and with the union of the three unique-but-connected communities comprising National Landing, Arlington’s liveability is given yet another bump. Shopping centers, walking trails, some of the country’s most reliable public transit options, and a near-endless supply of leisure activities help make National Landing one of Virginia’s best places to live. Factor in how easy life in Arlington can be calling Common at National Landing home, and the city might just be one of the most liveable in the country. 

It’s your gateway to anywhere

Sure, living in Arlington means you’re just a 15-minute drive from D.C., but what if Washington isn’t your thing? Fortunately, the nearby (but not too nearby) Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport makes getting away a breeze. New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston are just an hour-and-change away by plane. Feeling like heading to Miami for the weekend? The 305 is less than three hours away. Arlington is truly your gateway to the East Coast — that is, if you ever even feel like leaving National Landing. 

Ready to make your move? 

Moving to any new city can be daunting, but the new opportunities that come with the change of scenery tend to make it all worthwhile. While the National Landing community — and Arlington at large — offers a warm welcome to newcomers, moving into Common at National Landing makes you feel like you’re right where you are meant to be. Plus, furnished spaces mean you can spend less time lugging furniture around and more time enjoying your brand new home. 

If Arlington and National Landing are calling your name, start planning your move by exploring Common at National Landing — and get ready to make your mark on Arlington. 

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