Five Reasons to Live and Work in Ballston

January 6th, 2012

Ballston is the place to live and work if you are a young urban single. It has a bustling nightlife and close proximity to DC that make it ideal for the demographic that has a generous disposable income without the responsibility of a family – the young professional 20’s and 30’s group.

Five Reasons to Live in Ballston:

  • Convenience: Ballston is only 6 miles from Washington DC, and you can easily get there via the Ballston Metro. No sitting in traffic! From Ballston you can also hop onto I-66 which will take you straight to Northern Virginia.
  • Prime Market: Within Ballston lie varied sectors of companies, from government agencies and contractors to science and technology organizations. A short list of top employers in Ballston include: The National Science Foundation, Nature Conservancy, CACI, SAIC, and Accenture.
  • Mobile Workforce Solutions: Ballston provides on demand workplaces that attract government contractors and home based entrepreneurs alike. Metro Offices provide options like FlexDesks, Day Office, shared office and meeting spaces, free WIFI, admin support, free gourmet coffee and an in-house wine bar.
  • Amenities: Ballston offers the Ballston Common Mall, a slew of restaurants and bars that stay open late, the Kettler Capitals Iceplex where you can catch a Washington Capitals practice, and plenty of outdoor green space. A cool bit of info: the Wilson Boulevard-Clarendon Boulevard corridor in Ballston was named on of the top 10 Great Streets in the U.S.
  • Urban life: Ballston has created a unique atmosphere of urban city life, where you can walk easily to bars, restaurants and shopping that cater to the young urban professional. But just a few blocks away are quaint, tree-lined streets that give the sense of a neighborhood feel.

Feel free to contact Metro Offices for a tour – we’d be happy to show you what Ballston has to offer!