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Assessed Value in Activity Centers


Description: Fairfax County’s goal is to concentrate new development in mixed-use centers, including commercial revitalization districts (CRDs).  Collectively, these areas are also referred to as activity centers. Dense development is a more efficient use of land, leveraging investment in public infrastructure.  The density/colocation creates a vibrant, desirable destination, which usually correlates to higher real estate values because of the popularity of such locations and the amenities typically offered. 

Performance Measure: Total Assessed Value per Acre (Activity Centers) measures the percent increase or decrease in the collective assessed value per acre for all activity centers. 

Data: Interactive Map – Assessed Value of Activity Centers

Interpretation: The total acreage of all activity centers in 2017 was 39,323.6 acres.   The total assessed value per acre of all activity centers increased by 3.0% between 2016 and 2017.

Source: Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning and Fairfax County Department of Information Technology – Geographic Information Systems

Chart of the percent increase or decrease in total assesed value in activity centers.Total assessed value in activity centers.

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