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Judge’s ruling says GSA exceeded own size limits in TSA award

Judge’s ruling says GSA exceeded own size limits in TSA award

By Chris Teale (File photo) The General Services Administration erred in its awarding of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s new lease to the Victory Center in Alexandria because the building exceeded the agency’s limit of square [...]

Developers make progress on housing affordability at The Gateway

Developers make progress on housing affordability at The Gateway

By Chris Teale (File photo) The Gateway project at King and Beauregard streets received unanimous approval from city council at a November 14 public hearing, as officials hope the mix of residential, office and retail units [...]

AlexRenew opens turf field atop water treatment facility

AlexRenew opens turf field atop water treatment facility

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Last month, city officials celebrated the opening of a new athletic field on Limerick Street in the Carlyle-Eisenhower East neighborhood. The field is anticipated to host a variety of sports teams [...]

Alexandria Restaurant Partners buys majority stake in Waterfront Market

Alexandria Restaurant Partners buys majority stake in Waterfront Market

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) When Jody Manor opened the Waterfront Market at 101 S. Union St. in 2013, he believed that development at the waterfront would continue to be restricted by the uncertainty around the [...]

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, [...]