Monday Jun 17, 2019

ALX in the News: Week of June 17th

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!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • Virginia Tech Innovation Campus to land at Potomac Yard – Washington Business Journal
  • VIRGINIA TECH ANNOUNCES PRIME LOCATION FOR NEW INNOVATION CAMPUS IN ALEXANDRIAVirginia Tech
  • Virginia Tech announces plans for new $1 billion innovation campus near Amazon HQ2 – WJLA
  • Virginia Tech Picks New Potomac Yard Site For Innovation Campus – Bisnow
  • Alexandria’s Oakville Triangle loses Virginia Tech, may never have had it in the first place – Washington Business Journal
  • A cold email helped Lionstone land Virginia Tech Innovation Campus – Washington Business Journal
  • Virginia Tech announces larger site for Innovation Campus – Alexandria Times
  • VT Innovation Campus relocates – Alexandria Times
  • Plan for new Virginia Tech campus in Alexandria to jump-start Potomac Yard development – WTOP
  • Virginia Tech Innovation Campus Announces New Site In Alexandria – Del Ray Patch
  • Virginia Tech announces plan to build innovation campus in Alexandria near Amazon’s HQ2 – FOX 5 DC
  • Virginia Tech to Build New Campus in Alexandria Near Amazon HQ2 – ARL Now
  • JBG Smith, Virginia Tech detail plans for Potomac Yard innovation campus – Washington Business Journal
  • Residents address concerns that Amazon HQ2 will price people out of Arlington, Alexandria – WJLA
  • Amazon’s HQ2 prompts housing price spikes in Northern Virginia, Washington Post analysis shows – Washington Post
  • Report lays out new mandate to meet housing needs in Greater Washington – Washington Business Journal

 

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas – Washington Post [Feat. Alexandria]
  • Amazon To Match Employee Donations To These 3 Alexandria Groups – West End Patch
  • Poll: D.C. area thinks Amazon headquarters will have good impact overall, despite concerns – Washington Post

 

BUSINESS & RETAIL

  • New Mexican Restaurant Planned for Mount Vernon Avenue – The Zebra
  • AEDP Offering Free Rent For The Freshest Pop-Up Ideas – The Zebra
  • Alexandria-Based Coworking Provider to Expand With Second Location – Costar

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