June 7, 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
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
What sold in May in the 'Burg?

The list of properties that changed hands include three of the new George Street townhouses and a parcel in the industrial park.

Final day - 2 p.m. deadline!
EDA auctioning Caroline Street paintings

The six paintings that hung along Caroline Street for much of the past decade are being sold in a sealed-bid auction that will raise funds for future EDA public-art investments. The paintings are on display in the Fredericksburg Visitor Center. Bids are due by 2 p.m. today.

Read on (ED website)
Watch a video about the sale (YouTube)
Please take City's business broadband survey 

Your response will help the City better understand how, where and why 22401 businesses use the Internet. This information will help us improve Internet access and reliability. 

Take the survey
New eatery opens downtown

Ike's Signature Sandwiches opened in late May in the basement of the Olde Towne Butcher shop at 1000 Charles Street (corner of Charles and William streets).

UMW dedicates renovated Heslep Amphitheatre

UMW's renovated Heslep Amphitheatre is near completion. The dedication ceremony took place Saturday during Reunion Weekend 2018.   

Read on (UMW.edu)
Video previews pottery 'throwdown'

This week's episode of "Freehling Finds" previews the Sophia Street Pottery Throwdown, a special event to be held in the 1100 block of Sophia Street downtown Saturday.   

Meet the EDT staff

We (Amy Peregoy) recently put together a brochure introducing people to the staff of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

View Brochure
Lease transactions in Fredericksburg

Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite's list of May leases includes the following ones in Fredericksburg:
  • Law Offices of Jay B. Jackson PLLC, 1,071 sq. ft. of office space at 904 Princess Anne Street, Suite 101, from Princess Anne Building LLC
  • Fairfield Technologies Inc., 1,041 sq. ft. of office space at 520 William Street, Suite D, from 520 William Street LLC
  • Thriveworks Fredericksburg, 1,579 sq. ft. of office space at 701 Kenmore Avenue, Suite 110, from The Lester Group Inc.
Read the full list (Fredericksburg.com)
Property of the Week: 1171 Central Park Blvd.

5,872 s.f of Class-A office space available. Well-located in Central Park with ample amenities, great visibility, high traffic counts, excellent signage and plentiful parking.
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