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Amazon HQ2 and Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, Governor Northam announced that Amazon.com, Inc. will locate a major new headquarters in Arlington County. The Commonwealth, Arlington County, and the City of Alexandria worked together for over a year to develop a partnership proposal to attract Amazon to Northern Virginia. A key part of this proposal includes the creation […]

Holiday Pop-ups are Smart Business

  The Holiday Season is known for being the busiest and biggest time of year for retailers of all sizes, both in brick-and-mortar stores and online. In order to make the most out of this financially lucrative time it is important to plan ahead and start as soon as possible, or right now! For ecommerce […]

Weekly News: November 12th – 18th

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT Amazon Reportedly Narrows Decision On HQ2 To 3 Cities – Globe St. Crystal City has company in the ‘advanced’ HQ2 search stage – Washington Business Journal  Report: Amazon will split HQ2 into two locations – Washington Business Journal Potential HQ2 announcement puts homebuyers and sellers on notice – Washington Business Journal  […]

Weekly News: November 5th – 11th

This Week: Events & Activities The Old Town Business & Professional Association (OTBPA) will host a networking Happy Hour at MeggRolls (Mon. 11/05 at 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, MeggRolls, 107 N. Fayette St. Registration Required.).   The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) will hold a meeting to provide Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project up-dates on the project design, and amendment to the Development […]

Week of October 29 – November 4, 2018

This Week: Events & Activities The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) will hold a meeting to provide Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project up-dates on the project design, and amendment to the Development Special Use Permit (DSUP) (Mon. 10/29 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.). The Alexandria […]

Growing in Alexandria: Featuring Cromwell Wood Products

From retail and restaurants to tech and media, contractors to coworking spaces, large, small, and everything in between, a diverse array of businesses call Alexandria home. In our new blog series, Growing in Alexandria, we will sit down to talk with businesses around the City to learn more about who they are, what they do, […]

Weekly News: October 29th – November 4th

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT Amazon Officials Revisit HQ2 Contenders New York, Newark, and Chicago. But 1 Big Clue Suggests a Different Choice – Inc.  Search for Amazon HQ2 Sparks Real- Estate Speculation – Wall Street Journal  Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms – Wall Street Journal  Amazon’s HQ2 Will Worsen The Housing Crisis, New Report […]

Meeting Recap Alert 10.23.18

Recap of City Council Legislative Meeting held October 23, 2018 Sign up to receive AEDP Meeting Recap alerts in your inbox! Tuesday night, the Alexandria City Council held their second legislative meeting of the month, where they considered a Proposed City Legislative Package for the 2019 General Assembly Session and received a Potomac Yard Metrorail […]

Weekly News: October 22-28th

Real Estate & Development Sears Files for Bankruptcy- Future of the retailer’s Landmark Mall location is uncertain. – Alexandria Living Magazine Sears Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. – Wall Street Journal 2019 Housing Market Forecast: Arlington up, Alexandria down. – WTOP N.Va. Housing Market Shows Signs of Balancing Out. – Washington Post Among Amazon HQ2 […]

Meeting Recap Alert 10.13.18

Recap of City Council Public Hearing Meeting held October 13, 2018 Sign up to receive AEDP Meeting Recap alerts in your inbox! Saturday, the Alexandria City Council held their October public hearing meeting, where they considered a Lease Extension Between the City of Alexandria and Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority (“NOVA Parks”) for the use […]