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City of Alexandria Changes Stormwater BMP Regulations

On January 24, 2018, the City of Alexandria released a memo that changes the types of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) that can be used on any project in the City in order to meet the Chesapeake Bay TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) pollutant removal requirements. What has changed? For all new development and redevelopment… read more…


Oakville Project Wins Approval in Alexandria

Oakville Project

The Oakville project recently made the news as it received City Council approval from the City of Alexandria and moved into the next phase of development. christopher consultants has worked on the project since 2014 and has provided engineering support throughout the conceptual and preliminary design phases.  christopher  has also provided utility designation and mapping,… read more…


Alexandria Renew Administration Building

This project is a major development initiated by Alexandria Renew Enterprises, formerly the Alexandria Sanitation Authority. The project involves construction of an innovative new Nutrient Management Facility and related buildings on the west side of the Alexandria Renew campus. The new facility will be a state-of-the-art nutrient management facility that will allow Alexandria Renew to… read more…


Alexandria Waterfront

christopher consultants is working with Olin Studio out of Philadelphia on the redevelopment of the Alexandria Waterfront, providing civil engineering and surveying services. This project includes design services for parks, public space and pier improvements envisioned under the City’s Waterfront Small Area Plan. christopher is responsible for design of flood mitigation features, preparation of construction… read more…


Hoffman Town Center Blocks 4 & 5 Kicks Off

1 million-square-foot mixed-use development kicks off in alexandria, virginia In 2021, The Eisenhower Corridor in Alexandria will introduce a new 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development that truly encapsulates the live-work-play scheme. christopher consultants is proud to be providing civil engineering services on this project, built on Blocks 4 and 5 of The Hoffman Town Center. The… read more…


A Day in the Life of a Landscape Architect

In honor of National Landscape Architecture Month we sat with Lindsay Burleigh, PLA, to find out more about what a christopher landscape architect does on a typical day. We learned that Lindsay’s days are all far from typical! Lindsay has been with christopher for over 12 years. In addition to being a professional landscape architect, she… read more…


The Thornton

christopher consultants provided master planning, preliminary and final site plans and survey services to Foulger Pratt for The Thornton, a multifamily residential building in Alexandria. The scope of work will renovate the existing apartment community of 115-units on 12 acres of waterfront property on the southern edge of the city. The final site will consist of… read more…



AlexRenew Administration Building Awarded LEED Platinum Rating

The AlexRenew Administration Building Achieves Highest LEED Rating The Alexandria Renew (AlexRenew) Administration Building has become the fifth project in Alexandria to reach LEED Platinum certification. At least eighty points must be awarded to obtain Platinum rating, and this project earned an impressive eighty-five by Green Business Certification, Inc. christopher consultants provided civil engineering and… read more…


People Make the Relationship

The Secret Behind our 30-Year Partnership with Buchanan Partners   People do business with people, not companies. This has been the secret to the success behind the working relationship between christopher consultants and Buchanan Partners. Members of the christopher team have worked with Bob Buchanan, Brian Benninghoff, Steve Hubert, Russ Gestl, Charlie Turner and the… read more…


VRE King Street Pedestrian Tunnel

christopher is providing surveying services as a sub-consultant to Gannett Fleming for this Task Order for design and construction management services for the Alexandria King Street Tunnel Project under the VRE General Engineering Contract (GEC) VI. This was the final step for the construction of a new pedestrian tunnel from the mezzanine of the King… read more…


Del Ray Central (Mount Vernon Commons)

christopher provided complete design services for the Del Ray (formerly Mount Vernon Commons) apartment buildings, including entitlements, preliminary and final engineering, DSUP processing, innovative SWM/BMP solutions and construction administration services. Del Ray Central is a 141-unit rental apartment property located on Mount Vernon Avenue near Old Town Alexandria. Project efforts included site and landscape planning,… read more…