February 5, 2020

ALX in the News: Week of February 3rd

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.

Many families and parents-to-be choose to call Alexandria home- and it’s businesses like Birth Club that are a big part of that. This week, we talked with Liz Bolton and Linsay Hiller, Co-Founders of Birth Club, to learn more about this new business in Old Town Alexandria that focuses on moms and moms-to-be. Check it out today on the blog!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • WMATA and City Haggle Over Potomac Yard Metro Southern Access Costs – ALX Now
  • JBG Smith’s affordable housing endeavor collects $104 million, makes first loan – Washington Business Journal
  • Shuttered power plant site to be subdivided – Alexandria Times
  • Walkable places are growing in value almost everywhere – City Observatory
  • JBG SMITH Announces Washington Housing Initiative Milestones with First Acquisition Loan and More Than $100 Million in Private Sector Commitments to the Impact Pool – Yahoo Finance
  • ALX Community Completes Waterfront Expansion – Alexandria Living Magazine

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • First chief of Virginia Tech’s ‘Innovation Campus’ in D.C. area comes from Cornell – Washington Post
  • Virginia Tech Selects Innovation Campus Vice President and Executive Director – Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Tech names leader of future Alexandria campus – Washington Business Journal
  • Behind the Scenes of the Slow Race to Finish Virginia Tech’s Potomac Yard Campus – ALX Now
  • Agenda: Alexandria’ hosts community conversation about VA Tech’s innovation campus – WJLA
  • Visit Alexandria details new businesses, visitor trends – Alexandria Living Magazine

BUSINESS & RETAIL

  • Sustainable Dry Goods and Grocer Mason & Greens Opening this Spring in Old Town – ALX Now
  • Super Bowl Sunday Last Call for Charlie’s on the Ave. – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Soft Opening for Carlyle Diner Set for End of January – ALX Now
  • New Sustainable Bulk Grocer Coming to Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Steep Discounts at GNC in Old Town Before Closing Next Month – ALX Now