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!



  • Supply Meets Demand: Converting Office Space to Multifamily – Globe St.
  • Development Site Near Alexandria’s Braddock Road Metro Station Trades Hands – Bisnow
  • Restaurant in Old Town Alexandria pitched for mixed-use redevelopment – Washington Business Journal
  • Novo Properties Joins HQ2 Apartment Development Wave in Alexandria, Virginia – Costar
  • Virginia Tech’s innovation campus to make space for businesses – Washington Business Journal
  • Wegmans Breaks Ground on New Alexandria Location – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • What’s in Store. Wegmans, Carlyle Crossing breaks ground in Eisenhower Valley – Alexandria Gazette [Page 1]
  • Virginia Tech announced location for Virginia Tech Innovation Campus – Collegiate Times



  • Installation underway for new station improvements – WMATA
  • Metro shutdown slows traffic on several Alexandria corridors – WTOP
  • Metro Summer Shutdown Worsens Alexandria Traffic – NBC Washington
  • In Alexandria, some businesses avoid the impact of Metro’s shutdown. Others are barely hanging on. – Washington Post
  • Amazon HQ2 prompts more cloud computing degrees – Virginia Business