Tag: development

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...

Q&A: EYA Senior Vice President A.J. Jackson talks Robinson Landing

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  After years of Robinson Terminal South sitting vacant, the waterfront site at the foot of Duke Street will soon be occupied...

Letter to the Editor: Current Karig proposal is irresponsible

Letter to the Editor: We live at 3929 Colonel Ellis Ave. in Alexandria, just behind the Beth El Synagogue, separated by one property from the...

Sunrise Senior Living’s North Old Town location moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Sunrise Senior Living’s planned Old Town facility passed its most significant hurdle on Nov. 18 when city council unanimously approved...
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