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City Council to Finalize FY2019 Budget and Tax Rates & More in This Week in Economic Development

Monday, April 30, 2018  
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Alexandria Economic Development Partnership

Week ofApril 30 - May 6,

2018

CONTACT AEDP

If you have questions about this weekly update, or would like to learn more about economic development opportunities in Alexandria, please contact the AEDP staff:

 

Tom Colicchio

Business Development Associate

 

Teresa Garrison

Director ofOperations

 

Stephanie Landrum

President & CEO

 

Christina Mindrup

Vice President,

Business Development

 

Marie Plishka

Business Development Associate

Jacqueline Reilly

Project Assistant

 

Ryan Touhill

Chief of Staff

 

Elizabeth Watson

Campus Manager

 

 

 

Events & Activities

AEDP will attend Collision Conference this week, a conference focusing on bringing together technology start-ups. This year, multiple Alexandria-based businesses will be joining us, as well as colleagues from Arlington and the State of Virginia. Read more about the Alexandria delegation here.

City Council will hold their final Budget Work Session: Final Add/Delete (Mon. 4/30 at 7:00 PM, City Hall, Council Chambers).

Planning Commission will hold their regularly scheduled meetingwhere items of interest include consideration of a Development Site Plan for 1101 North Washington Street - Abingdon Place (the Old Colony Inn) to accommodate changes related to a change of redevelopment from hotel to townhouses (Tues. 5/1 at 7:00 PM, City Hall, Council Chambers).

The Route 1 South Housing Affordability strategy planning effort continues with a Community Open House and Meeting. The open house will allow attendees to ask questions one on one with staff, followed by a meeting with a presentation followed by community discussion. This event will be live streamed and can be accessed at alexandriava.gov/Planning

(Weds. 5/2, 6:30 - 7:00 PM (open house), 7:00 PM (community meeting), Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St).

Visualize 2045 is the federally required long-range transportation plan for the National Capital Region. It will identify all regionally significant transportation investments planned through 2045 plus those not yet funded. And it will provide detailed analysis to help decision-makers and the public "visualize" the future. The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board is seeking input from the public at a number of open houses regarding seven regionwide initiatives that are highlighted in Visualize 2045, the regional long-range transportation plan(Weds. 5/2, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Arlington County Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington).

The Eisenhower Partnership is hosting a Luau Party where guests can network with local business owners(Thurs. 5/3, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, Commonwealth One Federal Credit Union, 4875 Eisenhower Ave, more information).

City Council will hold a special meeting to adopt the FY 2019 Budget (Thurs. 5/3 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM, City Hall, Council Chambers).

The Alexandria Department of Code Administration sixth annual Building Safety Month kick-off event will feature speakers, vendors, food and fun (Fri. 5/4, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Market Square).

In the News

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT

Lowe pitches residential conversion of 1980s Alexandria office complex- Washington Business Journal

The Strand Of Alexandria Sells For $80M- Globe St.

San Francisco Multifamily Investor Makes First D.C.-Area Acquisition - Bisnow

Could Amazon's HQ2 land in D.C., Maryland and Virginia? - Washington Business Journal

Amazon HQ2 speculation boosting JBG stock- Washington Business Journal

ECONOMY & COMMUNITY

With task force, ULI Washington will tackle regional barriers to housing affordability- Washington Business Journal

Potomac Yard Metro Station Cost Increases $50 Million- AlexandriaNews.org

Council discusses affordable housing tax- Alexandria Times

Alexandria To Raise Meal Tax To Five Percent- AlexandriaNews.org

Alexandria Named a Top City for Successful Women- Alexandria Living Magazine

BUSINESS & RETAIL

New Mexican Restaurant Slated for Carlyle Neighborhood- Alexandria Living Magazine

Sector 5 Secures Growth Financing from Private Equity Firm- FSC Wire

Why Pop-Up Restaurants On Wheels Could Be A Boon To The Retail Sector- Bisnow

See the Best Places to Work in Greater Washington for 2018 (featuring Kearney & Co.) - Washington Business Journal

Helpful Links

 

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership (AEDP), 625N.WashingtonStreet,Suite400,Alexandria,VA22314

 

 

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