October 15, 2019

ALX in the News: Week of October 15th

In the News

Highlighting news featuring businesses in Alexandria and events around the City each week- whether you are starting a business in Alexandria, or are already part of our community, stay on top of local economic development interest items here!

Each month, check out “Growing in Alexandria,” an AEDP blog series that focuses on businesses around the City.

 In October, we sat down with Tom Becherer, President and CEO of Delta Bridge, to learn a little more about their business.. Check it out today on the blog!



  • Planning Commission Says Paving Facility Near Van Dorn Metro Must Close – ALX Now
  • New Hyatt Centric Hotel to Open in March – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Sunrise Senior Living to Open New Assisted Living Community – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Alexandria Zip Code Among Priciest For Renters In Virginia – Old Town Patch
  • Land Rover Alexandria leaving, well, Alexandria as Peterson Cos. dives into car dealership development – Washington Business Journal
  • Construction for New Mixed Use Development in Braddock Kicks Off – ALX Now
  • Conversion of Brick Building in Old Town into Coworking Space Underway – ALX Now
  • Homes for sale tout proximity to HQ2, but many aren’t very close to Amazon – Washington Business Journal


  • Alexandria Ranked Among Best Small Cities In U.S. For 2019 – Old Town Patch
  • Alexandria Voted a Top 5 Small City in the U.S. – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Virginia Tech launches massive fundraising campaign, in part for its innovation campus – Washington Business Journal
  • Airline passengers will pay for Reagan National’s Project Journey. Here’s how much. – Washington Business Journal


  • Mount Purrnon Cat Cafe and Wine Bar to Open Next Spring in Old Town – The Zebra
  • Changes in Store for Pacers Running on King Street – ALX Now
  • Augie’s Mussel House To Reopen In Old Town Alexandria – Old Town Patch
  • Goodies Plans New Frozen Custard Stand at Old Town Ice House – ALX Now
  • Alexandria Meal Delivery Startup Territory Targets Richmond for Market No. 5 – DC Inno
  • Travel agent network doubling its space in Alexandria with move – Washington Business Journal
  • New Cupcakery Coming to Del Ray – ALX Now
  • Birth Club’ Opens for New Moms and Moms-to-be in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden Reopens – Alexandria Times