April 4, 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 (Wednesday this week only!) 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 .
Where are the best views of Fredericksburg? 

This week's edition of "Freehling Finds" takes a look at six unique and beautiful viewpoints of the City of Fredericksburg.

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'Fredericksburg is perfect place for VA clinic'

From FLS editorial: "Fredericksburg's many charms -- its historic downtown, outdoor recreation opportunities, and close but not too close proximity to Washington, D.C. -- make it an ideal location for the facility, especially given the high number of active and retired military personnel who live in Fredericksburg and the surrounding region."    

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Commercial properties change hands

A handful of commercial real estate properties were among those sold in March in Fredericksburg, according to the City's monthly deeds transfer report.   

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Gersemi & Hnoss opening soon downtown

The Fredericksburg fashion world is about to have a kaleidoscope of color splashed on the "runway" that is Caroline Street, but not because spring time is upon us.  

Longtime mathematics professor named UMW dean

Keith Mellinger has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for the University of Mary Washington.  
Liberty Place developer hoping to begin construction soon

Development team for Fredericksburg project offers an update on the status of the $26 million project. 
After-hours parking lease extended

The City of Fredericksburg has extended the after-hours parking lease at 904 Princess Anne Street for another three years. The lot provides valuable parking for the many restaurants, retailers and attractions along William Street and adjacent streets.

Leases signed for Fredericksburg spaces

The following leases were recently signed for commercial spaces in the City of Fredericksburg, according to Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite. The CBCE broker who was involved in each is in parentheses. 
  • Tate Inc. leased office space at 600 Lafayette Blvd, Suite 100, from WBBS Holdings LLC. (Donny Self and Heather Hagerman)
  • GFB 7 LLC leased 3,240 square feet of retail space at 601 William Street from Liberty Place Partners LLC. (Cameron Coleman, Ben Keddie and Heather Hagerman)
  • Hurst Homes LLC leased office space at 612 Lafayette Blvd, Suite 100, from 612 Lafayette Partners LLC. (Paul Janney)
Property of the Week: 1551 Jefferson Davis Hwy. (Cowan Crossing)

New, two-story, 15,000-square-foot office building at Cowan Crossing has 5,000 square feet available on the first floor. Space can be subdivided. Prominent location at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Cowan Boulevard.   
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