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Thursday, April 12, 2018  
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April 12, 2018

Your Weekly Updates


The Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to bring you Fred Focus, an e-newsletter that goes out every Thursday and keeps you up-to-date on Fredericksburg events and business news.



Many events upcoming in Fredericksburg


Here is a list of some of the events scheduled in Fredericksburg over the next week.

To add your event to, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose.



Cycling race coming to Fredericksburg in October


Fondo Cycling Circuit USA will host its inaugural Fredericksburg event October 21, departing from Old Mill Park. This is one of six U.S. events the organization announced this week. EDT's Victoria Matthews worked closely with the race organizer to bring the event to the Fredericksburg area.

Read on



Rooftop bars re-opening downtown

Spring has finally arrived in downtown Fredericksburg, and people can celebrate the long-overdue occurrence this weekend at two William Street rooftop restaurants/bars.

Read on (Fredericksburg ED blog)



Attorney, community leader remembered

We are saddened by the loss of Gary Nuckols, a longtime local attorney and community leader who died April 5 and was memorialized this past week during a well-attended service at St. George's Episcopal Church.

Read obituary (



Go inside the Virginiana Room

This week's edition of "Freehling Finds" covers part three of our series on wonderful historic research opportunities available to the public in downtown Fredericksburg. This week's edition features the Virginiana Room at the downtown library.

Watch video



City holding annual spring cleanup this week

Dumpsters have been placed around the City for disposal of items such as brush, furniture and other items not regularly collected curbside. (No household trash, paints or hazardous materials)

Read on (City Website)




Leases signed for Fredericksburg space

Local brokerage firms reported the following new leases recently being signed for Fredericksburg spaces:

  • Nationwide, 1,990 sq.ft. of office space in Central Park Corporate Center at 1320 Central Park Blvd.
  • Fairway Independent Mortgage Co., 1,010 sq.ft. of office space in Central Park Corporate Center at 1340 Central Park Blvd.
  • Nest Realty, 2,400 sq.ft. of office space at 530 Princess Anne St. in downtown Fredericksburg.
  • Lifecycle Construction Services, 2,400 sq.ft. of office space at 1010 Charles St. in downtown Fredericksburg.



Franchise agreement in the works for pedal-cycle tour operator


Fredericksburg City Council took the first of two votes Tuesday to allow a company called Olde Skool Tours to offer guided pedal-cycle tours of downtown.

Read on (City website)
FLS article



EDT recognizing businesses for appreciation month

Our office this month is showcasing outstanding entrepreneurs and small-business owners. Each day this month, we are featuring a business on our Facebook page that coincides with the day's letter as we work our way down the alphabet.

Check out the album (Facebook)



March housing report


Click below for the monthly Fredericksburg housing report from the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors.


Read report



Property of the Week: 613-615 Caroline Street


Surroundings for this downtown Fredericksburg property include the Executive Plaza, garage, Riverfront Park, the Courtyard by Marriott and many mixed-use retailcommercial buildings.


View property listing



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