This Week in Economic Development

The week of July 22- 28, 2013

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership

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Val P. Hawkins     

President & CEO  


Stephanie Landrum   

Executive Vice President & COO


Christina Mindrup   

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate

Teresa Garrison   

Director of Operations

Sara Pierce   

Communications & Outreach Manager  


Amy Shields   

Operations & Research Manager


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Events & Activities  


The St. James Group will host a second community meeting to explain the unsolicited proposal they have submitted for a Sports and Entertainment Complex at Hensley Park.  This is not a City-sponsored or led meeting, and does not constitute a City public hearing (Mon. 7/22, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Courtyard Marriott, 2700 Eisenhower Ave).


The Alexandria Small Business Development Center's Start, Manage, Grow workshop series will continue, featuring John Boulware, SBDC Government Contracting Consultant who will present information about complying with the terms and conditions of GSA Schedules as well as information on maintaining and maximizing a GSA Schedule. This workshop is for experienced federal contractors who have or are ready to get a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule and want to get the most out of it. The program is titled "GSA Schedule- Complying, Maintaining and Maximizing(Tues. 7/23 at 9:00 AM, AEDP/SBDC Offices, 625 N. Washington St., registration required).



In the News  





WMATA Approves Future Sale of Royal Street Bus Barn --


Sale of Royal Street Bus Garage Approved -- Article


Sale of Royal Street Bus Garage Approved -- City of Alexandria Press Release


Hoppin' on the Trolley -- Real Estate Bisnow Newsletter


Public Land, Private Gain (Page 1) -- Alexandria Gazette Article


PRGS De-Commissioning And Environmental Studies Continue -- Article





Anatomy of a Reset: One Analyst Shows Why There's a Silver Liningi n D.C.'s Apartment Market Cloud -- Washington Business Journal


NoVA/DC Apartment Rental Rates Among Highest in the Nation -- Article


AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed -- Alexandria Times Article


GSA Bracing for Potential Cuts to Real Estate Budget -- Washington Business Journal





Grocery Store Flight Only Temporary (Page 7) -- Alexandria Times Article

Opening Soon: Old Town H&M -- Article


Del Ray Antique Dealers Say Goodbye on Saturday -- Article


Uber Expands Service to Alexandria, Point South -- Article