In the News – 2/8/2021


In the News

Real Estate & Development

  • New West End Residential Development Headed to Planning Commission – ALX Now
  • School Districts, Cities from NYC to LA Partner to Provide Affordable Housing to Teachers – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • City of Alexandria Receives Audrey Nelson Community Development Award – City of Alexandria
  • WFH Will Likely Increase in This Large Sector Once the Pandemic Ends – Globe St


  • Va. hotel revenues fell 42% in December 2020 – Virginia Business
  • City Working to Close $41 Million Budget Gap While Schools Request $5 Million Increase – ALX Now
  • House members introduce bill to stabilize Metro funding – Washington Post
  • Alexandria launches ‘I Love Del Ray’ campaign to highlight local business owners – Local DVM
  • Unanimous: Senate adopts tax conformity bill after doubling deductions for businesses – Richmond Times Dispatch

Business & Retail

  • 11th Annual Best Places to Work list – Virginia Business [Kearney and Co, Aptive Resources, LitCon Group LLC]
  • Where to Find Great Takeout Cocktails Around DC – Washingtonian [The People’s Drug]
  • Loyal Companion Pet Store Opening in Old Town North on Feb. 25 – ALX Now
  • Old Town Alexandria Restaurant Gets Help From Barstool Fund – Patch
  • From Layoff to Liquorice: West End Business Owner Creates Candy Store Amid Pandemic – ALX Now
  • St. Elmo’s Comes to Old Town (with Cocktails) – Alexandria Gazette [Page 8]
  • A 20-Foot Pizza Trailer Sells Airy Roman Pies With Homemade Cheese in a Del Ray Lot – Eater DC