Tag: development

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

Alexandria Chamber “outraged” at Potomac Yard Metro changes

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has issued a fiery response to recently announced changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station. The statement comes shortly after...

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...

Letter to the Editor: Redevelopment will exacerbate displacement

To the editor: Whole blocks of Old Town are to be torn down and redeveloped, likely with greater density. The planned Route 1 south redevelopment...

Council OKs new restaurants, developments at February public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing Saturday, city council unanimously approved a development at The Strand that furthers the waterfront plan and...

EYA, city seek uses for historic Pioneer Mills foundation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Developer EYA and the city have begun the process of relocating the final remaining foundation stones of Pioneer Mills, the 19th-century...

Council denies Karig Estates appeals

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted to move forward with a development project known as Karig Estates, despite the protests of residents, environmentalists and...

Our View: Compromise is not a four letter word

In this era of identity politics, the notion of compromise is often viewed as unacceptable. It seems many increasingly equate giving in a little...

Letter to the Editor: A tale of two hills

The current debacle involving the proposed Karig Estates residential development resembles a similar controversy that played out a decade earlier at the property known...

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...
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