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.

 In October, we sat down with Tom Becherer, President and CEO of Delta Bridge, to learn a little more about their business.. Check it out today on the blog!




  • All ACPS Schools Fully Accredited for First Time in 20 Years – Alexandria City Public Schools
  • Wrestling the Amazon Effect, Joint Project – Alexandria Gazette
  • Alexandria, Arlington take first steps to collaborate as Amazon growth looms – Washington Post
  • Alexandria and Arlington Initiate New Partnership to Fend Off Ill-Effects of Amazon – ALX Now
  • Arlington and Alexandria want to play nice as Amazon moves in. For these neighbors, it won’t always be easy. – Washington Business Journal
  • Alexandria Chamber Lauds AEDP’s Stephanie Landrum – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • The Best Cities in the U.S.: 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards – Conde Nast Traveller [Feat. Alexandria #3 Best Small City in the US]
  • Alexandria a top 3 small city in the U.S., Condé Nast readers say. And it’s just minutes away from a top 5 large city. – Washington Business Journal


  • New Vietnamese Restaurant Aims for November Opening in Old Town – ALX Now
  • Food halls everywhere: Tracking the D.C. area’s food hall explosion – Washington Business Journal
  • Chamber hosts 2019 Best in Business Awards ceremony – Alexandria Times