March 3, 2020

ALX in the News: Week of March 2nd

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.

Part of a strong and growing group of creative firms in Alexandria, VA, we caught up with Jill Spaeth, Partner, to learn more about her firm – Spaeth Hill– a design practice located in Old Town Alexandria. Check it out today on the blog!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • New Eisenhower Apartment Complex Starts Leasing, Opens Next Month – ALX Now
  • Council Amends Eisenhower East Plan to Add Hundreds of Potential Affordable Housing Units – ALX Now
  • City Threatens to Go ‘Back to Market’ Over Southern Access at Potomac Yard Metro – ALX Now
  • CRC pitches apartments directly across from Braddock Road Metro – Washington Business Journal
  • D.C.-Area Condo Sales Up 12% Last Year, With Another ‘Big Increase’ Expected In 2020 – Washington Business Journal
  • Council updates city’s vision for Eisenhower East – Alexandria Times
  • Council approves senior housing building on First Street – Alexandria Times

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • 4 takeaways about D.C. federal office leasing in 2020 – Washington Business Journal
  • Wonder Woman 1984′ spent big bucks in N. Va., D.C. Here’s how much it got back through incentives. – Washington Business Journal
  • Micro-Mobility Leader, Helbiz, Launches e-Bikes and e-Scooters in Alexandria, VA – Business Wire
  • Ready or Not, Amazon’s HQ2 Is About to Redefine the D.C. Area’s Startup Economy – Inc
  • Reimaging Transportation in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • City of Alexandria launches initiative to connect residents to over 100 services – Local DMV

BUSINESS & RETAIL

  • A Sushi Hand Roll Counter and Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Bar Open in Old Town – Washingtonian
  • Cameron Station Coffeehouse to Celebrate New Wine Bar Today – ALX Now
  • Del Ray Restaurant Closes Its Doors – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • QED Investors Closes $350 Million Fund VI – Business Wire
  • This fintech-focused venture firm has raised $350M for its latest fund – Washington Business Journal
  • These 21 D.C.-Area Restaurants And Chefs Are James Beard Semifinalists – DCist [Outstanding restaurateur, Ruth Gresser, Pizzeria Paradiso]
  • D.C. region gets several shoutouts among 2020 James Beard semifinalists – Washington Business Journal [Outstanding restaurateur, Ruth Gresser, Pizzeria Paradiso]
  • French Inspired Café with Local Roots to Open in Old Town – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Coffee, Bubble Tea and Sweets Shop Opens in Old Town North – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • Monte Durham plans to open a new waterfront salon – Alexandria Times
  • Handroll Sushi, Cocktails Take Over King Street Corner – Alexandria Gazette [Page 10]