Tag: development

Council denies Karig Estates appeals

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected]  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 | [email protected] Sunrise Senior Living’s planned Old Town facility passed its most significant hurdle on Nov. 18 when city council unanimously approved...

Our View: A visionary response to a tangible need

Too often in life, dealings seem to be zero-sum, meaning one side loses while the other wins. Issues at the national level regularly default...

Planning commission OKs contentious site plan change

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Residents expressed environmental concerns about a development project proposed for a several-acre plot behind the Beth El Hebrew Congregation at...

EYA begins sales on Robinson Landing, expects move-ins by late 2018

EYA's Robinson Landing development is starting sales of its townhouses and condominiums, the company announced on Tuesday. The 96-unit development on the waterfront will include...