October 10, 2018

Weekly News: October 2-8th

Real Estate & Development

Buying New | Robinson Landing in Old Town Alexandria, Va. – The Washington Post

Luxury condos along the Potomac in Alexandria have four floors and a terrace on topThe Washington Post

Landmark Mall Redevelopment Plans May Move Forward with Sears PropertyAlexandria Living Magazine

Pinkard Group, Principal Buy Stake in Carlyle OverlookGlobe St.com

D.C. Office Market Posts Strong Q3 With Rising Demand, Slowing ConstructionBisnow

Home affordability watch: The 10 fastest-growing metro areasThe Washington Post

Here are the 25 hottest neighborhoods for home sales in Greater WashingtonWashington Business Journal [Featuring Del Ray]

Investors Lining Up To Pour Billions Into Opportunity ZonesBisnow

Amazon’s HQ2’s Potential To Transform A Housing MarketForbes

Economy & Community

Eight Virginia Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon AwardVirginia Governor’s Office [Featuring Blessed Sacrament School and Early Childhood Center] 

Blessed Sacrament School in Alexandria wins second Blue RibbonCatholic Herald

Planning Approves TC LightsAlexandria Gazette [Page 1]

Metro-area jobless rates see uptick in AugustVirginia Business.com

Dockless Bike, Scooter Pilot Program Considered In AlexandriaDel Ray Patch

City to host demo of dockless mobility devicesAlexandria Times

Alexandria Considers Allowing Dockless Bikes and ScootersAlexandria Living Magazine

Fastest-Growing Cities In America: How Alexandria RanksPatch

Business & Retail

Warby Parker opening in Old Town Alexandria with exclusive frame. It’s not red brick.Washington Business Journal

Warby Parker Opens Store in AlexandriaAlexandria Living Magazine

Will you try the fusion of Taco Bell fare and alcohol? Region’s first Taco Bell Cantina nears opening.Washington Business Journal

Alexandria Just Got a Super Stylish Carryout OperationEater

Pendleton Carryout Co. Opens TodayDC Outlook

Dumplings And Pizza Carryout Place Opens In AlexandriaOld Town Patch

Bagel boom: Farmers market favorite to pop up in Del RayWashington Business Journal

Two Local Chefs Driving New PENDLETON CARRY OUT CO. Now OPEN in North OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIAThe Zebra

Coffee Shop Serving Small Plates Coming to Prince StreetAlexandria Living Magazine

Martial arts studio Ryushinkan Aikido opens in Old Town AlexandriaHoodline