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City Council approves $10.5 million loan for Arlandria affordable housing project

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a $10.5 million loan to help fund the first phase of development on the Alexandria Housing...

Wesley Housing purchases Chirilagua property to expand affordable housing options

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Wesley Housing, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, announced on Tuesday that it had acquired Parc Square Apartments in Chirilagua with...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Gold standard collaboration

While we wince at the scorched-earth chaos at the national level, there’s a contrasting sense of civility, collaboration and productivity in Northern Virginia and...

Amazon HQ2, VT Innovation Campus plans advance

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The COVID-19 pandemic has forced some developers to hit the pause button or reevaluate their timelines, but two major projects...

Virginia Tech advisory board to include national industry leaders

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia Tech is forming an advisory board composed of business and industry leaders from around the country to provide direction...

Your Views: City must protect renters

To the editor: While Amazon booms, our neighbors are in danger of going bust. Many hard-working Alexandria residents find themselves with no income and have...

Your Views: Alexandria is too densely populated

To the editor: Do we really need more density? Alexandria is already the most densely populated jurisdiction in Virginia and the D.C. metro area. The...

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...

Amazon donates $200,000 to ACT Now COVID-19 Response Fund

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Amazon announced that it will donate $200,000 to the ACT Now Fund, an ACT for Alexandria emergency fund that will...

Cornell engineering dean selected to lead Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia Tech selected Lance Collins, the dean of engineering at Cornell University, as the inaugural vice president and executive director...