The first Innovation Campus class, about 75 students, started in the fall of 2020. Course instruction for the Innovation Campus students will be based out of Virginia Tech’s existing location in Falls Church while the new campus is being built in Alexandria.
The first academic building planned for the campus earned rave reviews and unanimous approval from Alexandria City Council for its architectural design and environmental sustainability features.
Construction of the 11-story, 300,000 square-foot structure is on track to start this summer and open to students in 2024.
Campus plans call for Virginia Tech to build two additional buildings, each about 150,000 square feet, as the campus grows. At its full build-out, the Innovation Campus will host approximately 750 master’s and 200 doctoral students and graduate 550 masters and 50 doctoral candidates annually.
Gross square feet
New construction: 299,733 GSF
Construction began in September 2021. Antincipated project completion is Spring 2024.
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Inc.
Virginia Tech project manager