WASHINGTON, DC—The rather lukewarm response to recent stationdevelopment opportunities offered by Metro is nota sign that area developers are no longer enamored withtransit-oriented development projects.

In fact, Stan Wall,Metro's director of real estate and station planning, said, “It'snot a tragedy,” that development opportunities at theCollege Park-U of Maryland station andCapitol Heights station received one bid each orthat a solicitation for the Huntington stationgarnered no bid whatsoever.

Hall adds that in the case of the Huntington station, the laststation on the Yellow Line in Fairfax County, the lack of interestwas likely due to “a matter of timing,” according to the WashingtonBusiness Journal.

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