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Thursday, April 25, 2019  
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Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate
for Data Centers

 

 

 

 

April 25, 2019

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.

 

 

 

 

City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

 

City of Fredericksburg's pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category.

 

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Fredericksburg Christmas Parade seeks 2019 sponsors

 

The Fredericksburg Christmas Parade is a favorite community tradition in Downtown. The event's mission is to provide a traditional community celebration witha focus on safety and accessibility. The Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events Department is issuing a call for Christmas Parade Sponsorshipproposals, which are being accepted April 22, 2019 through May 20, 2019.

 

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Business development resources at your library

 

With your Central Rappahannock Regional Library card, you can access many free career, business, and non-profit resources. Conduct market research on 44 million businesses and 270 consumers nationwide. Build a customized learning plan for on-line workforce development courses taught by certified instructors. Find reliable information on all areas of starting and operating a business.

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City's 1st quarter five fast facts


The top five facts affecting commercial real estate in Fredericksburg in the first quarter of 2019.

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ACES hosts regional Public Works Directors


Last week the ACES Industry Group's event featured the Directors of Public Works from Stafford, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania discussing the infrastructure plans and projects supporting our communities. Shout out to our very own Dave King for providing information on our City.

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Fun Land of Fredericksburg's new Go-Kart Track

100th episode of Freehling Finds features Funland's new Go-Kart Track

On this week's episode of "Freehling Finds," Bill takes a tour of the new multi-level Go-Kart track at FunLand of Fredericksburg - the first of its kind in Virginia.

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Free trees at Earth Day Festival

 

Tree Fredericksburg, in partnership with Bartlett Tree Experts, will be giving away 1,000 2- to 4-foot-tall trees at the Fredericksburg Earth Day Festival April 27 at Old Mill Park.

 

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Downtown Sweet Sheep Candy & Wonder Emporium featured in FLS


Heather Holt found a sweet location at 211 William St. Her company is founded on the value of a dollar, honesty, fun and excellence in both customer service and experience.

 

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Downtown to welcome Fork N' Biscuit

 

Fork N' Biscuit will be coming soon to 715 Caroline St.

 

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SlideFXBG returning in August


Last year's wildly successful and popular event, SlideFXBG, will be back in town on August 31st -- the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. This year's event will be held on William Street, with the start of the slide being set up a few feet below College Avenue and ending at Sunken Road.

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Property of the Week: 300 Central Rd.

 

2,000 - 4,866 s.f. of industrial office space for lease at $12.00 PSF; net of janitorial. Located in the Battlefield Industrial Park with convenient access to Interstate 95, Route 1, Route 3, and Route 17. Minutes from Downtown Fredericksburg.

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