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.

August found us meeting with Jula Jane, President & CEO of Coggins International, to learn more about their automation and technology-focused company. Check it out today on the blog!







  • Decipher Technology Studios Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft’s SEWP V Contract – Yahoo Finance
  • Augie’s Aims for September Opening – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • 2019 Inc. 5000: The Most Successful Companies in America – Inc. [Feat. Invictus International Consulting, SNA International, Dignari, Javelin Group, Silverback Strategies, Yes&, Tribal Tech, Culmen International, Intellect Solutions]
  • Maryland boosts presence on Inc. 5000, while one N. Va. company surges near the top – Washington Business Journal
  • KidCreate Studio to Open in Alexandria – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • 64 percent of retailers are opening new stores in 2019: Report – ICSC
  • Disaster loans available for flood victims – Alexandria Times
  • A Summer Of Winners And Losers In Alexandria Amid 3-Month Metro Shutdown – Bisnow
  • Eat Great Cheap! The 62 Best New Restaurants Around DC to Eat for Under $25 a Person – Washingtonian [Feat. Chop Shop Taco, London Curry House, Makeda, Royal Nepal, Smoking Kow, Stomping Ground, Yunnan by Potomac]