News and trends in Alexandria’s business and development community.

Local businesses eligible for grants from regional organization

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria/Arlington Emergency Layoff Aversion Assistance Program will award 11 grants to local businesses in order to retain their employees...

City council adopts new housing goals

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With Amazon’s HQ2 and Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus coming to the region, the city is proposing new housing goals to...

SBA offers federal disaster loans to local small businesses

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria small businesses that are suffering from the coronavirus outbreak could be eligible for federal economic injury disaster loans. The U.S....

Little luck for Chadwicks this St. Paddy’s Day

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] At 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Chadwicks owner Trae Lamond posted signs announcing the restaurant was closed for all but carryout...

Local businesses feel the impact of coronavirus

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus has increased across the country, in the region and in the...

Café du Soleil plans to open this month

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new café is coming to Union Street. Café du Soleil, a French-inspired coffee shop, plans to open at 215 S....