Archive for 'Development'

TSA relocation to Alexandria voided by federal judge

TSA relocation to Alexandria voided by federal judge

By Chris Teale (File photo) Just three months after the city’s successful bid to bring the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to the Victory Center at 5001 Eisenhower Ave., a federal judge voided the agency’s lease on [...]

A new dawn for Jefferson Memorial Hospital site

A new dawn for Jefferson Memorial Hospital site

By Chris Teale (Image/City of Alexandria) In the northwest corner of Alexandria, near the city’s border with Fairfax County and just south of Shirlington, a new development is brewing that is hoped will revitalize an area [...]

Oakville Triangle project makes further progress at Saturday’s council hearing

Oakville Triangle project makes further progress at Saturday’s council hearing

By Chris Teale (File photo) As Del Ray continues to grow and Potomac Yard prepares to welcome a new Metrorail station, nearby Oakville Triangle’s redevelopment continued to gather steam Saturday as city council unanimously adopted a [...]

Robinson Terminal North receives city council approval

Robinson Terminal North receives city council approval

By Chris Teale (File photo) The redevelopment of Robinson Terminal North gained unanimous approval from city council at an October 17 hearing, marking the passage of the last of the main projects in the city’s waterfront [...]

City establishes task force ahead of MGM National Harbor opening

City establishes task force ahead of MGM National Harbor opening

By Chris Teale (Image/MGM) Across the Potomac River in Maryland, National Harbor is set to grow even more with the opening of the MGM National Harbor casino, and Alexandria officials are looking to take advantage of [...]

City council candidates clash at final forum

City council candidates clash at final forum

By Chris Teale (File photo) The series of city council candidate forums ahead of Election Day on November 3 came to a rousing climax on October 14, as the 11 candidates clashed over issues of development, [...]

Van Fleet blames AEDP and Visit Alexandria for lack of commercial development

Van Fleet blames AEDP and Visit Alexandria for lack of commercial development

By Chris Teale (File photo) Throughout his campaign for city council, Republican candidate Townsend “Van” Van Fleet has said the city must do more to fill its vacant office space, which currently stands at approximately 13.5 [...]

Planning commission approves Robinson Terminal North redevelopment

Planning commission approves Robinson Terminal North redevelopment

By Chris Teale (Image/City of Alexandria) The plan to redevelop the Robinson Terminal North warehouse into a mixed-use community with housing, commercial space and a 132-room hotel received unanimous backing from the planning commission October 8, [...]

Chamber of commerce unveils 2016 legislative agenda

Chamber of commerce unveils 2016 legislative agenda

By Chris Teale (File photo) The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2016 legislative agenda September 17 at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and outlined its top priorities for city council. Chamber officials presented the [...]

City historic preservation manager Al Cox gets in touch with his spiritual side as yoga instructor

City historic preservation manager Al Cox gets in touch with his spiritual side as yoga instructor

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Feck) In the never-ending cycle of community meetings, public hearings and legislative sessions that accompany each newly proposed development, city staffers work hard to prepare presentations, briefings and other information to help [...]