Snell Files Formal Concept Plan for Shirlington House

Arlington, Virginia (October 23, 2023) – Snell Properties filed a formal Concept Plan with the Arlington County Planning Division for infill development on the site of its Shirlington House apartment property located at 4201 S. 31st St in Arlington, Virginia.

The proposed development plan includes the addition of 14 three-bedroom duplex/two-over-two units in seven individual buildings that line the existing above-grade parking structure and a six-story residential building on the east end of the property with 64 new apartment homes.

“This infill project offers an opportunity enhance the value of Shirlington House, improve the South 31st Street streetscape, and add new housing stock to the Shirlington neighborhood,” said Michael Eastwood, executive vice president of Snell Properties.

Snell has been a long-term partner in Shirlington House apartments and its sole owner since 2006. The property underwent a major renovation over the course of two years in 2018 and 2019. Future property upgrades include improved landscaping and a new clubhouse.

About Snell Properties

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Snell Properties is an investor, developer, and asset manager of a portfolio of multifamily, commercial, and mixed-use properties in urban and suburban submarkets surrounding Washington, D.C. and throughout the Southeast United States.  Founded in 1947 by George Snell, the company has built a legacy of creating value with its core portfolio of multifamily and commercial assets. Today Snell is managed by a seasoned team of real estate professionals with expertise in value-add renovations, development, finance, acquisitions, and asset management. With a noteworthy portfolio of assets and exciting plans to expand into new markets and ventures, Snell is a boutique firm building on its legacy in innovative ways, including the redevelopment of the Ames Center in Rosslyn.  For more information, please visit

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