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Virginia Tech Innovation Campus In Alexandria Helps Attract Amazon to Washington, DC Region

November 13, 2018

Virginia Tech is making a historic commitment to build a revolutionary 1 million-square-foot, technology-focused campus in Alexandria – a $1 billion project that is part of a comprehensive higher-education package that was cited as a key reason Amazon selected Northern Virginia for a new headquarters site. Virginia Tech’s new campus will be located in the Oakville Triangle area on U.S. Route 1 in Alexandria.

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Thursday Network Holds National Day Of Empowerment Activities Focused On Building Wealth In The Black Community

November 13, 2018

Thursday Network, the young professional auxiliary of the Greater Washington Urban League, will host two events as part of the National Urban League Young Professionals’ National Day of Empowerment initiative focused on building wealth within the black community. 

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Alexandria Economic Development Partnership Brings New Independent Pop-Up Bookstore To Old Town

November 13, 2018

The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership today announced the latest partnership for their growing and popular retail pop-up program. Old Town Books, a new independent bookstore, is the latest pop-up to debut in Alexandria through AEDP’s Pop-Up ALX program.    

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Weichert, Realtors’ Alexandria/Old Town Office Recognized For Regional Sales Awards

November 13, 2018

Mark Ackermann, president of Weichert, Realtors’ Capital Region, announced that the Alexandria/Old Town office was recognized for exceptional performance in October.

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Northern Virginia’s National Landing Selected For Major New Amazon Headquarters

November 13, 2018

Amazon.com, Inc. announced this morning that it has chosen Arlington County to establish a major new headquarters. Arlington and the City of Alexandria, after working together for the last year in a unique and unprecedented regional partnership, are announcing that Amazon will locate in National Landing, a newly branded neighborhood encompassing parts of Pentagon City and Crystal City in Arlington and Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

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Shop Small At Hotel Indigo’s Pop-Up Series This Holiday Season

November 7, 2018

The Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria is opening its public space to women-owned, local businesses for a Holiday Pop-Up Series beginning the weekend of Nov. 10-11 through Dec. 1-2. Visitors can shop for jewelry and clothing from local artisans, getting their holiday shopping done early and participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 and supporting a local charity.

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King Street Corridor Initiative Announces New Funders; Progress In Beautification, Programming And Marketing

November 5, 2018

The King Street Corridor Initiative, a partnership focusing on beautification, programming and marketing of Alexandria’s historic downtown corridor and spearheaded by the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria, is pleased to announce that since the initial June 2018 announcement of the program’s Founding Funders, several new private sector partners have pledged their support.

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Median Home Sales Prices Hold Steady In The Capital Region In Q3 2018

November 2, 2018

Real estate is local and while trends affect the market as a whole, each area experiences its own ebbs and flows. The Capital Region is no exception, with the third quarter of 2018 bringing varied results throughout Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, Maryland, in both the traditional and luxury ($1M+) markets.

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Giant Food Announces Two New Store Openings In Northern Virginia

October 30, 2018

Giant Food announced today two new stores planned to open in Virginia in November 2018. The new locations, in Herndon and Alexandria, will offer enhanced benefits and expanded departments for local shoppers plus the addition of more than 250 new jobs for the local communities. The Alexandria location at 6200 Little River Turnpike opens on Nov. 16.

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Alexandria Chamber Announces Speaker And Distinguished Patriot For Salute To Veterans

October 24, 2018

The Salute to Veterans event is a celebration of the incredible impact that servicemen and servicewomen have had on Alexandria. This breakfast program is a time honored staple for the Alexandria Business community as we gather veteran owened businesses and businesses that are making significant strides to employ them.

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