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 

Hawkins@AlexEcon.org  

 

Stephanie Landrum   

Executive Vice President & COO

Landrum@AlexEcon.org

 

Christina Mindrup   

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate

Mindrup@AlexEcon.org


Teresa Garrison   

Director of Operations

Garrison@AlexEcon.org


Sara Pierce   

Communications & Outreach Manager

Pierce@AlexEcon.org  

 

Amy Shields   

Operations & Research Manager

Shields@AlexEcon.org

 

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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  

 

 

REAL ESTATE & DEVELOPMENT               

 

WMATA Approves Future Sale of Royal Street Bus Barn -- OldTownAlexandriaPatch.com

 

Sale of Royal Street Bus Garage Approved -- AlexandriaNews.org 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 -- AlexandriaNews.org Article

 

 

ECONOMY, GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY

 

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 -- DelRayPatch.com Article

 

AAA Bond Rating Reaffirmed -- Alexandria Times Article

 

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

 

 

BUSINESS & RETAIL

 

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

Opening Soon: Old Town H&M -- OldTownAlexandriaPatch.com Article

 

Del Ray Antique Dealers Say Goodbye on Saturday -- DelRayPatch.com Article

 

Uber Expands Service to Alexandria, Point South -- OldTownAlexandriaPatch.com Article