February 8, 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
What sold in January in the 'Burg?

The list includes a 1-acre vacant parcel in Celebrate Virginia South for a planned optometrist office and the former Green Fitness building at 1122-1124 Caroline St. 

View Deed Transfer Report 
Historic downtown homes now HQs for two businesses

This week's edition of "Freehling Finds" features IST Research and The Title Professionals, two companies that recently chose historic former residences as their new headquarters. 
I-95 projects -- more detail about what's in store

Below is a link to an excellent recent VDOT presentation about all the work that will occur on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area over the next six years.

View Presentation
Thalhimer market reports

See below to read Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer's reports on how the Fredericksburg-area commercial real estate market fared in the fourth quarter.

Read Reports
Mason-Dixon named one of best for lunch, brunch 

Best Things Virginia has named Mason-Dixon Cafe as one of the best restaurants in the Commonwealth for both lunch and brunch.
Former Quaker Steak & Lube property sold
The 8,574-square-foot building at 1300 Central Park Blvd. in Fredericksburg that most recently housed a Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant sold in late January to  SMD Investments LLC for $925,000.  Jamie Scully, Mike Degen, Thomas Raines and Connie Jordan Nielsen of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer were all involved with the sale.
New business feature: Kimman's

The owner of Kimman's, a gift store coming to 820 Caroline Street this spring, has deep connections to Fredericksburg and looks forward to her return to the community.

Read On (Fredericksburg.com) 
FRA president elected co-op chairman

Curry Roberts, president of the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance at the University of Mary Washington, has been elected chairman of the board of directors for Southern States Cooperative. 

Read On (Fredericksburg.com)
Downtown business relocates

The Manarc Borne the Battle thrift store, previously at 107 William Street, has moved around the corner to 1008 Sophia Street.
Property of the Week: 614 Princess Anne St., downtown Fredericksburg

Freestanding building (former Wells Fargo Bank branch) available for lease in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. Property includes a drive-through lane and off-street parking. Adjacent to the Post Office and directly across from the courthouse complex.
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