Category Archives: Phoenix News

The Phoenix Featured in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2012 Best Places to Live

The May 2012 Issue of Washingtonian Magazine featured their annual Best Places to Live article. Clarendon got a shout out as the Best Place to live if “you’re single and want to be in the center of it all.” Specifically, The Phoenix was 1 of the 2 condo buildings mentioned as popular buildings for buyers (along with Clarendon 1021).

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New Unit For Sale and Just Sold at The Phoenix

Unit 805 Just Sold
Closed for $403,000
741 sq ft
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1 Parking
Sold in 5 Days

Just Listed For Sale
Unit 523
662 Sq Ft
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1 Parking
Listed for $399,500

The Phoenix Condo is NOW FHA APPROVED!

Thanks to the hard work of our management company – Amy and Morgan with Trimark Corporation – the The Phoenix Condo is now FHA Approved!

2010 Year In Review: What Sold and Rented

Here’s the quick ‘n dirty on what sold and rented this past year at The Phoenix Condo:

Rentals (all units include 1 parking spot, unless otherwise noted):
Unit 909 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 770 sq ft – $2,000 in 10 days
Unit 409 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 770 sq ft – $2,000 in 12 days
Unit 1105 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 790 sq ft – $2,200 in 39 days
Unit 707 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 738 sq ft – $2,100 in 15 days
Unit 712 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath – 1,088 sq ft – $2,700 in 11 days
Unit 804 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath – 1,151 sq ft – $2,700 in 39 days
Unit 722 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath – 1,120 sq ft – $2,700 in 21 days
Unit 1108 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath – 1,313 sq ft – 2 parking spaces – $2,900 in 21 days

Sales (all units include 1 parking space, unless otherwise noted):
Unit 720 – Studio – 527 sq ft – $264,250 after 11 days (short sale)
Unit 421 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 671 sq ft – $363,926 in 21 days
Unit 1015 – 1 Bed + Den, 1 Bath – 908 sq ft – $421,950 in 6 days (bank owned)

Currently Listed For Sale (all units include 1 parking space, unless otherwise noted):
Unit 705 – 1 Bed, 1 Bath – 741 sq ft – asking $409,900
Unit 510 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath – 1,020 sq ft – asking $529,000

March 2010 Phoenix Sales/Rentals Update

Unit 1015 – a 1 bedroom with den unit (Bank owned)
Sold for a net of $421,950 in 6 days

Unit 1105 – 1 bedroom unit
Rented for $2,200 in 39 days

Arlington, VA 2010 Tax Assessments Now Available!

Arlington County Virginia real estate is assessed every year on the 1st of January for tax purposes. Taxes are collected on June 15th and October 5th. The Arlington tax rate is currently $0.865 per $100 assessed value.

To learn more about how your property value was calculated, visit the county website here.

Look up your 2010 tax assessment here.

Lyon Hall, New Restaurant Coming to Clarendon in February 2010

The owners of Liberty Tavern are at it again. Construction is currently going on in anticipation of the grand opening of Lyon Hall, a new restaurant coming to Clarendon in February 2010. The restaurant will be located on the ground floor of the commercial building of the Phoenix Condo at3100 Washington Blvd, Arlington VA 22201 – located across the street from Mister Days, and just 1 block from the Clarendon Metro.

Lyon Hall will feature over 20 different beers on draft, and Eastern European cuisine, which will be overseen by the head chef at Liberty Tavern, Liam LaCivita. Their tag line is “casual neighborhood brasserie.”

The restaurant will be 3 levels, with private dining upstairs, an 18-seat bar, outdoor patio, and open kitchen in the basement.

In a recent conversation with one of the owners, Brian Normile, he mentioned their idea for the name came from being located between Lyon Park and Lyon Village.

Scheduled to be open for dinner from Tuesday – Saturday.