October 18, 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.
Packed event weekend upcoming in Fredericksburg

Wow!!! Enough said. 
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
Primary & Urgent Care facility nears completion

Wack General Contractor is building the 10,000-square-foot facility at the former Carlos O'Kelly's site at 2306 Plank Road. Primary & Urgent Care will be the primary tenant, but there is a roughly 1,775-square-foot space available for lease.
Indiana Floor expanding city space

The wholesale flooring distributor is putting on a roughly 18,000-square-foot addition to its location at 1104 Summit Street in Fredericksburg's Battlefield Industrial Park.
Mandala Pies coming to Dominion Public Market

The developers of the planned food hall at 1010 Caroline Street announced that the winner of the 2017 Made in FredVA business plan contest will be locating there.

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New store opens in Central Park

Ashley Homestore Outlet has opened at 1461 Carl D. Silver Parkway -- the former Sports Authority space.
Wilsons make large donation to local organization

Longtime local civic and business leader Joe Wilson and his wife, Mary, have donated $5 million to establish an endowment for the Mary Washington Hospital Community Benefit Fund.  

Downtown yoga studio expands

Dragonfly Yoga Studio is celebrating its five-year anniversary with the opening of an expanded main studio space and a new reception lobby. 

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September construction report 

Click below to get a summary of Fredericksburg construction activity last month.
City rolls out Opportunity Zone webpage

We have added an informational page about the federal Opportunity Zone program (in which Fredericksburg is participating) on our Economic Development website.

New webpage
Video previews Pizza Palooza

On this episode of "Freehling Finds," we take a look at the annual event that is scheduled for this weekend in Market Square.

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Tree Fredericksburg turns 10

Below is an op-ed by organization Executive Director Anne Little that was published in the FLS this week. Congrats to this wonderful community organization on the milestone and thank you for everything you have done to further beautify our city.

UMW makes 'green' list

The University of Mary Washington has landed on a list of top "green colleges" in the nation for the fourth year in a row.

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Fredericksburg chef profiled in FLS

Interesting article about the background and career of Joy Crump, chef and part-owner of Foode and Mercantile.

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Property of the Week: 1600 Princess Anne St. (Former Pure Station)
Approximately 2,000 s.f.  of restaurant/office space for lease. Private entrance to upstairs event or office space. Outdoor canopy space. 8 off-street parking spots. Walking distance to downtown restaurants and shopping. 1.5 miles to UMW.  
City of Fredericksburg | Economic Development & Tourism | 
540.372.1216 |  FredericksburgVA.com

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