old town new construction

Looking for new construction homes and condos in Old Town Alexandria, VA? We’ve got you covered!

Several Old Town new construction projects are well underway around town and The Goodhart Group has the inside scoop. Here are the latest updates as of  February 2019. You can also visit this site for new construction opportunities in the rest of the City of Alexandria.


Sited on land that used to be home to a ship chandlery, plaster mill, barrel manufactory, and grain and lumber warehouses, Watermark at 211 Strand Street is new construction boutique waterfront condominium development by IDI Group Companies.

Located in the heart of Historic Old Town Alexandria and overlooking the Potomac River, Watermark will be a five-story building. Watermark features a variety of units, from one to three bedroom, with square footages ranging from 900 to nearly 3,000. Most homes will feature full or at least partial river views. Watermark homes will boast designer finishes, chosen to complement the historic Old Town location and amazing views. Construction is underway and presales are likely to begin in early spring. Watermark prices are expected to start in the low $500’s and reach $3 million.

King Street Gateway

King Street Gateway is a 52-unit condominium project that includes the renovation of a row of five townhouses along King Street (1604-1616). The new condo building will be set 65′ behind the row of existing townhomes. The final design and plans are still in the works and require approval from the City. We will keep a close eye on this project and update this post as additional information becomes available.

Robinson Landing

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Robinson Landing is the hotly debated EYA redevelopment project of Robinson Terminal South (bordered by  South Union, Wolfe and Duke Streets and the Potomac River). The planned luxury waterfront Old Town new construction project includes townhomes, condominiums, fine dining, and retail space and has been designed to allow for connectivity from its surrounding streets to the Potomac waterfront. Their goal is to enhance Alexandria’s already special sense of place with many public open spaces including a grand pedestrian promenade, a re-developed pier, plentiful outdoor space, and several pieces of public art. The pier will feature a dining, a shade structure, and open space for events and art displays. As far as residences, EYA began pre-construction home sales in November 2017. First available move-ins are projected for early 2019. As of this update, 13 of these homes have been reserved by buyers.

The 70 planned condos will range from approximately 1,200 to 3,500 sq. feet and include floor plans from two bedrooms/two bathrooms up to three bedrooms / 3.5 bathrooms. The interior finishes will be contemporary in style and most of the units will offer some sort of river view. Pricing is not yet firm but expected to range from $1.3 million to $5 million for condos with the larger, upper floor river view units being the highest priced. There will also be 26 townhomes in Robinson Landing, ranging from 2,100 to 3,000 square feet. The townhomes will start at $1.6 million, with elevator townhomes in the $2-$2.5 million range. There will be about 30 to 40 variations and choices of condos with or without water views. Each residential unit will come with two highly sought-after parking spaces and private storage. An additional 58 spaces are reserved for customers and visitors, in hopes of not increasing parking problems in this popular part of town. If you would like more information as it is released, please email sara@thegoodhartgroup.com and we will add you to the list for immediate updates!

Currently, 13/70 condos are sold. Completion is estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2020.

The townhomes: 9/26 have sold.   

Slade Townhomes

Slade Townhomes, located at 601 N. Henry Street, is an 18 unit, townhouse development from Northfield homes.  Slade townhomes come in three different models, with the main difference in the configuration of the master bedroom closet and bath. List prices start at $899,900 for the smaller unit with a front terrace and go up to $999,000 for a larger, end unit with loft bar. For more on these homes, read about our team’s recent visit to Slade Townhomes. Only four remain! They are currently offering $7,500 in closing cost and a wet bar upgrade. 

Towns at 1333

Sited near the Braddock Road Metro and the shops and restaurants of Slaters Lane, Towns at 1333  is a new 18-unit townhome complex by Comstock Homes. These four-story townhomes, each with nearly 1,900 square feet, feature three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a chef-inspired kitchen. Additionally, these homes offer hardwood flooring, rooftop decks, and two car garages. All units are the Franklin floor plan, some with a 2-story bay window feature.  As of this update, four units are currently available, ranging in price from $899,990 to $925,990. Six additional units will be available later in May 2018 (winter weather permitting). Those interior units will start at $862,340 (prior to options) and end units start at $878,840.

Majesty West

Majesty West is located in South Old Town on the corner of Payne and Wilkes. This 22 townhome development is being built in three phases. The first and second phases are complete and the third and final phase is nearly final.  Four townhomes are currently on the market, listed at $1,084,000. These three bedroom / 4.5 bath homes offer four levels, two car garage spaces, two rooftop terraces, and hardwoods throughout.

One unit remains, listed at $2,295,000 with  3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half baths, 2 car detached garage.  Brightleaf homes offer rooftop terraces, private elevators, Thermador appliances, Caesarstone counters, hardwood floors, and much more.


Brightleaf  & Cooper

Brightleaf & Cooper is a new development in North Old Town. Brightleaf is located on the corner of Saint Asaph and Oronoco; Cooper is located on the corner of Pitt and Oronoco. Construction is now complete for both projects.  This development offers elevators in all homes, along with small yards, rooftop terraces, detached two car garages, and hardwoods throughout. Cooper townhomes are all sold.  Brightleaf homes offer three or five bedrooms, at least 3 full baths, and two half baths. List prices start at $2,849,900.

The Edens Project

530 First Street, former home to a Giant supermarket, will be redeveloped by Edens, a South Carolina-based company best known locally for the bringing the Mosaic District to Fairfax. Initial plans for the site indicate there will be an organic grocer, fitness facility, boutiques, and more than 230 luxury residences.  Eden’s website states the redevelopment will have “authenticity and respect for the past,” a nod to its location in historic Old Town. The development will be LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified, ensuring it is green building certified, with the “best in class” building strategies and practices. The popular Mosaic District has brought new vibrancy to Fairfax County, with its walkability and upscale shopping, dining and entertainment options. We hope Edens and this new site brings the same excitement to this quiet corner of Old Town.

If you are interested in new construction in Arlington, please let us know!


There are so many exciting projects popping up right now in Old Town, along with a lot of smaller infill or complete rehab projects of individual, historic properties.  If you want to stay in the loop, we’re happy to help walk you through what to know when buying Old Town new construction and help you keep an eye out for just the right match.

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