Monday May 20, 2019

ALX in the News: Week of May 20th

By: Adrianne Griffith

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.

The month of May brought us to Eisenhower Valley to visit with Brad Halsey, the CEO and Founder of Building Momentum. Check it out today on the blog


REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • Stonebridge could pick up a tax break to fill Alexandria’s empty Victory Center, or even convert the property to residential – Washington Business Journal

 

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • Virginia Tech launches search for innovation campus director – Washington Business Journal
  • Lower Parking Fees During Metro Shutdown Approved In Alexandria – Old Town Patch
  • Alexandria cutting parking fees as part of final preparations for upcoming Metro shutdown – WTOP
  • Maryland and Virginia are among nation’s best states, survey says – Washington Post
  • Why residents in this one Alexandria neighborhood are dreading Metro’s summer shutdown – WJLA
  • Take Metro to MGM? Maybe. WMATA to study a Wilson Bridge extension. – Washington Business Journal
  • Metro could study feasibility of rail service between Alexandria and National Harbor – FOX 5 DC
  • Why the City of Alexandria is cutting parking fees in Old Town lots, garages – WJLA
  • During the Metro shutdown, riders could turn to water taxis for transportation- Washington Post
  • Meet the honorees for our first-ever Veterans in Business Awards – Washington Business Journal [Feat. Emily McMahan]
  • 2019 Prosperity Cup: Two marquee projects underscore Virginia’s claim to the cup. – Site Selector Magazine
  • Governor Northam Celebrates Virginia’s Top Ranking in Site Selection’s 2019 Prosperity Cup – Virginia Governor’s Office
  • Alexandria officials give final update before Metro shuts down Blue, Yellow lines – WTOP
  • Virginia unemployment remains unchanged in April – Virginia Business

 

BUSINESS & RETAIL

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