January 14, 2020

ALX in the News: Week of January 13th

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.

This week, we sat down with Novi, LLC., an Alexandria-based government contractor that works primarily in the world of satellites. Amit Mehra, Partner, spoke with us about the company and what it’s like to run a small business in Alexandria. Check it out today on the blog!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • First Look at the New Automated Parking Garage Planned for Old Town – ALX Now
  • Alexandria plans to buy Freedom House, former slave pen now home to a museum – Washington Post
  • City of Alexandria to Purchase Freedom House for $1.8M – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Alexandria To Buy Struggling Freedom House, A Former Slave Pen-Turned-Museum – DCist
  • City plans to buy and preserve Freedom House – Alexandria Times
  • Planning Commission To Consider More Affordable Housing in Eisenhower East – ALX Now
  • Bonaventure Waiting on City’s Del Ray Plans Before Making Moves on Mount Vernon Ave. Properties – ALX Now
  • Fortis Buys Potomac Yard Site For 138-Unit Condo Project – Bisnow
  • Old Town Power Plant to be Broken Up into Three Lots – ALX Now
  • [SOLD IN A FLASH] Hottest Neighborhoods in Old Town Alexandria – Old Town Patch

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

BUSINESS & RETAIL

  • Hinata Sushi Bar and Grill Aims for March Opening in North Old Town – ALX Now
  • Pier 1 to close up to 450 stores nationwide, including some in D.C. region – Washington Business Journal
  • Proposed bill would allow people to drink alcohol at more shopping centers in Virginia – WUSA9
  • New Laser Tag Bar in West End to Host Grand Opening on Friday – ALX Now
  • Sephora Announces Opening Date in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine