March 9, 2020

ALX in the News: Week of March 9th

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.

Wellness is a growing priority for both businesses and individuals- luckily, in Alexandria, we have lots of options to focus on wellness! This week we are profiling Hope Hurlbrink and Laura Rose Schwartz, Co-Founders of Vikriya Lab. Check it out today on the blog!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • The Potomac Yard skyline is taking shape. Here are the first Virginia Tech and office building designs. – Washington Business Journal
  • Even more designs unveiled for North Potomac Yard. A full view of the redevelopment is now clear. – Washington Business Journal
  • Inova strikes deal for health complex near Potomac Yard – Washington Business Journal
  • Planning Commission Approves Tall Ship Providence Maritime Center at Waterfront Park – ALX Now
  • We’re honoring the top 25 Best Real Estate Deals of 2019 and celebrating a regional real estate icon. Find out who. – Washington Business Journal
    • Acquisition of Alexandria’s Victory Center by Stonebridge Associates
    • Financing secured by Stonebridge Associates and Creek Lane Capital for the development of Carlyle Crossing in Alexandria
    • Lease between Virginia Tech and developers JBG Smith and Lionstone Investments for a campus at Potomac Yard in Alexandria
  • City and School System to Create Committee to Evaluate Affordable Housing Co-Location Options – ALX Now
  • Mixed-Use Development Proposed Across from Braddock Metro – ALX Now

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • Virginia bill could help fund Metro service increases – Washington Business Journal
  • Potomac River water taxis back in service – FOX 5 DC
  • City Rethinking Waterfront Plan, Other Capital Projects Amid Rising Construction Costs – ALX Now
  • A demographic revolution is transforming how Virginians live — and vote – Virginia Business

BUSINESS & RETAIL