Monday Dec 9, 2019

ALX in the News: Week of December 9th

By: Alexander Cline

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.

Next up on the blog: RunningBrooke, an Alexandria non-profit organization dedicated to getting Alexandria’s children physically active to spark happier, healthier, learning-ready students. We met with RunningBrooke Founder Brooke Sydnor Curran to learn more. Check it out today on the blog!


 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

  • North Old Town Alexandria office park pitched for mixed-use conversion – Washington Business Journal
  • What’s Ahead for the Eisenhower Valley? – ALX Now
  • Old Dominion Boat Club Hopes to Shore Up its Docking Options on the Waterfront – ALX Now
  • Groundbreaking set for a new Metro station as part of Amazon HQ2 –WUSA9
  • Officials: ‘Snob Factor’ in City Zoning Makes Creating Affordable Housing in Eisenhower Harder – ALX Now
  • Amazon eyes major presence at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus – Washington Business Journal
  • Luxury Senior Housing Building Proposed for Old Town North – Alexandria Living Magazine

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

  • By the Book: The 7 habits of the highly effective Stephen Moret – Virginia Business
  • 100 People to Meet in 2020 – Virginia Business [Feat. AEDP Chief of Staff, Ryan Touhill]
  • VDOT to Host Meeting on Seminary Road HOT Lanes Access – Alexandria Living Magazine
  • New Metro stop in Alexandria to bring more jobs than Amazon HQ2 – WUSA9
  • SCHEV issues ‘roadmap’ for state economic development investment – Virginia Business
  • Scooting into 2020- City Council considers extending dockless mobility pilot program. – Alexandria Gazette [Page 3]
  • City staff recommends phase two scooter pilot – Alexandria Times [Page 12]
  • Wonder Woman 1984′ trailer arrives. Landmark Mall may have never looked so good. – Washington Business Journal

BUSINESS & RETAIL

  • Inside the Hidden Treasure Trove of Small Businesses in Eisenhower West – ALX Now
  • New Peruvian Restaurant Planning to Open in Bradlee Shopping Center Next Week – ALX Now
  • Club Pilates Opens in Alexandria’s Carlyle Neighborhood – The Zebra
  • New Pilates Studio Coming to Carlyle Neighborhood – ALX Now
  • UNFI Reaches Definitive Agreements to Sell 13 Shoppers Food Stores – PR Newswire
  • Shoppers is selling 13 local stores. Expect some closures — and Lidls – Washington Business Journal
  • Shoppers closing two Northern Virginia stores – Inside NOVA
  • Catch on the Ave. Closes in Del Ray – Alexandria Living Magazine

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