ALX in the News: Week of July 15th

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.

July found us talking with Lisa Ferrari Carter, Executive Director of the Child and Family Network Centers, to learn more about their mission and goals. Check it out today on the blog!





  • City of Alexandria Awarded More than $150 Million for Transportation Projects – City of Alexandria
  • Virginia Reclaims “Top State for Business” Title in CNBC Ranking – Virginia Governor’s Office
  • What They’re Saying: Leaders Across the Commonwealth Celebrate Virginia’s Return to “Top State for Business” in CNBC Ranking – Virginia Governor’s Office
  • Virginia regains No. 1 ranking by CNBC of best states for business – Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • CNBC scores Virginia ‘Top State for Business’ – Virginia Business
  • Virginia is CNBC’s top state for business, but really it’s about Amazon – Washington Business Journal
  • Funding Approved For Bus Rapid Transit, Other Alexandria Projects – Del Ray Patch
  • Electric buses could arrive in Virginia in time for Amazon HQ2 – WUSA9
  • Here’s Where You Can Find Old Town Alexandria’s New Mural – Old Town Patch
  • Floods destroyed books for Alexandria summer reading program – WTOP