Monday Mar 18, 2019

ALX in the News: Week of March 18th

By: Adrianne Griffith

In the News

AEDP is proud to support the Alexandria/Arlington Regional Workforce Council.

This week, we featured a new initiative from the Council called the “Careers in Technology” Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program will help local businesses attract and retain tech talent by offsetting the costs of certain education and certifications. To find out more, head on over to the blog.


  • National Industries for the Blind Opens its Doors in Alexandria – The Zebra
  • The hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods in Northern Virginia – Northern Virginia Magazine [Feat. Del Ray; National Landing]
  • Who Should Approve Building Use Changes? Council to decide whether to delegate certain commercial to-residential building approvals to city staff. – Alexandria Gazette [Page 7]
  • Activists tell Arlandria residents to brace for higher rent in wake of HQ2 – Washington Business Journal 
  • It was long. It was disruptive. But Arlington just passed its Amazon incentive package. – Washington Business Journal
  • Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Amazon’s HQ2 Coming to Arlington – Stephen S. Fuller Institute